Intel warns that price hikes are coming this year2022-07-28 20:09 by Daniela
Intel is getting ready to increase the prices of its CPUs and chips. Nikkei reports that the chip maker will raise prices on its flagship CPUs and a wide range of other chips later this year, including Wi-Fi and other connectivity chips.
The price increases could come into effect in autumn and the percentage increases are likely to range from a minimal single-digit increase to more than 10% and 20% in some cases.
All of this suggests that consumers can expect to see higher prices for computers in the not-so-distant future - all of which could also have an impact on holiday spending as the year draws to a close.
The news comes amid surging inflation across the country and worries about a possible recession. Inflation broke a US record with a 9.1% increase in consumer prices in June.
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