Pricing and Availability
Intel's 1 GHz processors will be priced at $990 in 1,000 unit quantities and is available now in limited quantities. Only the major computer companies, Dell, IBM, and HP will have these PIII 1 GHz computers in stock.
AMD is shipping its 1 GHz computers in volume quantities, but with a higher price of $1,299 each. Most computer companies will carry the Athlon 1 GHz chip, such as Gateway and Compaq which are its two major partners. In addition to the 1 GHz Athlon, AMD also launched Athlons operating at 900 MHz and 950 MHz, priced at $899 and $999, respectively, in volume.
Performance and Features
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