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CNET The Linux Store drops PC prices

Jun 08, 1999, 18:26 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Declining chip prices from AMD and Intel have allowed the Linux Store to lower prices on its low-priced, Linux-based computers, and another price cut is due next week, the company said today."

"The company cut prices today on several systems costing less than $1,000, though not on its cheapest configuration, the best-selling $495 Ion model. But the Linux Store will begin selling a $399 stripped-down machine Monday as part of an exclusive deal with an as-yet-undisclosed Internet retailer, said chief information officer John Wise..."

"Several companies are getting into the low-cost Linux market, including Penguin Computing, IndyBox, Sunset Systems, Next-Dimension Computing Systems, and the Computing Underground."

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