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Old 25th March 2010, 13:18   #1
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Default The Rest of Clarkdale: Intel's Pentium G6950 & Core i5 650/660/670

Two months ago AMD released a bunch of new CPUs priced between $70 - $120. For the past couple of years AMD has been enjoying the fact that Intel's newest architectures start out at the higher price points, and take their sweet time to trickle down to the common man's socket. With Clarkdale, everything changed. The cheapest Core i3 is the 530, selling for $113 in 1K unit quantities and around $120 on the street (keepin it real). To paraphrase a short, wise, green man - there is another, even cheaper Clarkdale that you can buy though - the Pentium G6950:

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...oc.aspx?i=3777
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