Intel Slashes Quad-Core Processor Prices

Intel has slashed the price of it’s quad core processors, the most interesting one being the massive cut to the price of a Core 2 Quad Q6600 which runs at 2.4GHz. Its now $230 when bought in bulk compared to a previous $530, and retailers in the US are already selling it for under $300. Considering that when matched with a good motherboard, this processor can be clocked to 3.7GHz on air cooling, we really have a quad-core bargain.