Intel has released Pentium III processors with speeds of 750Mhz and 800Mhz, wresting the lead from AMD, which introduced a 750Mhz chip earlier this month.
Intel reported that only limited quantities of the chips will initially be available and prices are $803, for the 750Mhz, and $851, for the $800Mhz, in 1000-unit batches. The processors will be available in volume in the first quarter. The processors will first appear in high-end business PCs and workstation-level computers.
For previous TWICE Online coverage of this topic see.
AMD Ups The Processor Ante, 01-Dec-1999
AMD Aims High With New Athlon Chip, 09-Aug-1999
National, Via Complete Cyrix Sale, 04-Aug-1999
Via Buys Cyrix From National, 12-Jul-1999
National To Sell Off Cyrix To Via Technologies, 01-Jul-1999
Intel, AMD To Battle For Cyrix’s PC Chip Share, 19-May-1999
Cyrix’s Demise Leaves A Hole In Chip Market, 10-May-1999
Prices, Production Cause AMD Losses, 12-Apr-1999