Nine months. This is how long it has taken the retail price of Intel’s Core i7-6700K processor to drop to the level recommended by Intel. Despite slow sales of PCs in general, it would seem that demand for Intel’s latest Skylake processors has so far been rather strong, or the chipmaker could not meet demand for many SKUs months after they were introduced. Right now, virtually all major stores in the U.S. sell Intel’s latest unlocked chips at their MSRPs. Meanwhile, Intel’s Core i7-5820K chip, which used to be cheaper than the Core i7-6700K for months, recently got more expensive. Intel Core i7-6700K Finally Hits $350 Intel officially announced its most advanced quad-core desktop processor for mainstream enthusiasts, the Core i7-6700K (four cores with Hyper-Threading, 4.0...
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