AMD quietly drops prices on PhenomX6s

Big reduction, little racket

FIF logoIT LOOKS LIKE AMD just did a stealth price drop on the PhenomX6 1090T chip. Most etailers have whacked their price from the high $200s to the mid-$200s.

AMD price drop

Most aren’t this dramatic

The price range of the drop are in the $30 range, but some who had a higher starting price ended up with a more dramatic drop. The one above is an outlier, but you can find some drops almost everywhere. No official word about it though, but that isn’t something you want to trumpet so close to analyst day. Thanks to reader KarateBob for the tip.S|A

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