Advanced Micro Devices, commonly known as AMD – reportedly plans to lower the price of its current Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) and CPUs significantly somethime in next month. This price-cut in coming when they are preparing for the launch of products with better performance in June.
The rumor is that AMD will reduce the price of its multi-core FX-series CPUs aimed at performance-mainstream desktops
as well as A-series Fusion APUs for mainstream PCs in April. DigiTimes website reports that such chips as AMD A8-5600K (Trinity), FX-8320, FX-6300 and FX-4300 (Vishera) will see 8-15% price-cuts.
This month AMD started to sell several Fusion A-series code-named Richland APUs which is also known as Trinity 2.0 for notebooks. It is believed that AMD intends to unveil new APUs for desktops in late May or early June.
The price-cuts are also expected to help AMD slightly boost its market share.