the main news for us carpc ppl (yes including myself that is looking at how i wanna install it lol) the most important thing about this price cut is the Athalon X2 3800+ socket AM2 thats 35 watt TDP is going to be $231 from $380 (benchmarks on it show that under load it does 80 watts. Thats with 2 gb of ddr2, an 80 gb desktop hd, and dvd burner.). Also if your intreseted in desktops the Athatlon X2 5000+ socket AM2 will be 282 from its old $649 price. For you ppl that are interested... thats a 56.4% drop in price.

heres the rest of em (botch socket AM2 and 939 boards)
http://www.guru3d.com/newsitem.php?id=4166

heres a link to that article with benchmarks for the 3800+
http://www.amdzone.com/modules.php?o...tid=257&page=2