AMD is to cut prices on some of its Althon 64-bit processors, namely the X2, namely the single- and dual-core versions of the 64 X2 series. The biggest cuts come at the top end of the range, with price drops of between 8.1% and 45%, according to The Register .
Of these the most significant cuts were made to the Athlon 64 3200 , now $78 (£40); the 3500 , now $88 (£45); and the 3800 now $93 (about £48).
Earlier this month, AMD revealed it had cut the prices of its Opteron processors to make room for new models. The company last reduced prices in October 2006.
A company spokesperson was unavailable for comment.