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    Default Intel slash Q9550 pricing, launch four new processors

    Intel has slashed the price of its Q9550 from $530 to $316. Additionally, the E7300, E8600, Q9400 and Q9650 have arrived ranging in price from $133 to $576.

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    Excellent to see my CPU didn't drop after all What is the point of the Q9400 processor?

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    Looks like it's just a faster 9300....the series with the smaller cache
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    Indeed, personally, id pay the extra $35 and get double cache with the Q9450.

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    I'd have to agree......I find there are numerous examples of this odd pricing / performance deal by manufacturers
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