The monstrous Intel price cuts yesterday were one of the worst kept secrets on the Internet. I realized this when my step-father, who’s owned probably two computers in his life, mentioned to me that he was going to hold off getting a desktop until after today’s price cuts.
I asked our guy Brandon Hill to put the better priced Intel CPUs in yesterday’s Daily Hot Deals, only to find Mwave listed. This annoyed me until I found out why — all the good Intel deals went out of stock in less than 24 hours.
One major U.S. vendor, who spoke on terms of anonymity, claims his company sold no less than “five figures” worth of units since the 21st. A major Canadian retailer, also speaking on terms of anonymity, claims the unit volume for the 48 hour period after the price cuts was in the “high four figures.” Yes, that’s just one SKU, the Intel Q6600.
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