If you’re planning on building a gaming PC anytime soon, you will be pleased to know of Intel’s upcoming price reductions for some of their flagship processors. In just seven says time on the 30th of August, the Core i7 950 (LGA1366, 3.06 GHz, quad-core) which is currently retailing for $564 on Amazon.com will be slashed to $294, effectively replacing the i7 930.
OverClockers.co.uk already has the processor listed for £234.99 on pre-order.
The 950 performed extremely well in benchmarks with plenty of room for overclocking. Tom’s Hardware pitted it up against the 975 Extreme Edition and it certainly held its own against the $1,000 processor.