Intel Might Drop Desktop processor Prices by 15% To Fight off AMD Ryzen 3000

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    "...of course with a dozen or so free vulnerabilities."

    Love the punch line there Hilbert. made my day for sure.:D
     
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    ^
    Had to laugh hard to that one.
     
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    Haha well said. HH is humorous today.
     
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    I got a kick out of the style too. He has also caused me, years ago, to start using the term "towards" because he always does and it just stuck. Here is a fictional example: During testing, the temperature was measured very high towards 95 degrees C. hahahah :)
     
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    Intel dropping prices. I might have to watch the sky for flying pigs.
     
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    Silly :)
     
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    Intel dropping prices??? Sorry i donĀ“t believe it!...
     
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    Good one HH.
    I actually did laugh out loud.
    Brought a smile to my face.
     
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    While the sarcasm is good the news is also good: finally competition brings prices down!
     
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    Great disingenuous reporting.

    Anyway, I'll take the faster real-world processor with mitigations against so called vulnerabilities that have yet to be exploited.
     
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    To be competitive agains AMD, they needed to drop prices by 25%. Old technology, higher power consumption.
     
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    Sry, that ain't enough, at same price of 3960X +CPU Cooler- we can build complete system based on Ryzen 9 3950X including RTX 2080/Radeon VII!
     
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    sooo...they are going to bring prices back at where they were before they raised them last year?
    Also, if they raised them because of increased demand, how come they are worried about AMD taking their share (which is so huge that they had to raise prices). It's either one or the other, it can't be both (personally, I didn't believe them for a second last year when they raised prices).
     
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    Its obvious AMD in the driving seat. Intel are dropping the price to try limit the damage that's coming to Intel sales. As far as power goes, Intel power is great at factory clocks but who buys a 9700k or 9900k then doesn't tweak it a bit, which throws the power stats out from what it says on the box. As far as dropping the price, why should they? They have put a lot into getting there product to this point and they are giving us a CPU that looks to equal at least or better intel. I'll wait for reviews on the finer details
     
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    No thank you.

    It's gonna be hard enough selling my Swiss Cheese 4770K once i upgrade to Zen2.
     
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    And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why competition is so great
     
  19. gx-x

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    Those go for over 180 eur in my country...for 150e instant sale.

    after over 8 years...better late than never I guess...
     
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    Disingenuous how? Your priorities and preferences aren't everyone's; even Intel knows this: hence them realizing they need to lower their prices.

    I still don't understand why people say "vulnerabilities that have yet to be exploited" as a reason to disable the mitigations. For some people, sure, I could see how disabling the mitigations is well worth it for the extra performance and I don't have any problem with that, but to dismiss the risk is just plain irresponsible and negligent. Most internet-bound x86 CPUs have been mitigated shortly after the vulnerabilities were discovered, so, how exactly were they supposed to be exploited? Why would Intel deliberately shoot themselves in the foot if they didn't think these vulnerabilities weren't actually a threat? How exactly are you supposed to know they've been exploited when the entire reason they're scary is the fact they can't be detected?
     

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