Filling in for Intel's CPU shortages......
Posted on: 03/22/2000 06:53 AM

Engineering samples are making their way into systems, through consumer channels, according to this story posted on the The Register.
That follows a number of reports from savvy end users who have discovered machines containing engineering samples, which do not have overclockability removed, and also from one reader who was sold an overclockable CPU by mistake and wants to keep it.

According to two readers who emailed The Register, each had machines which contained obviously genuine Intel microprocessors, but appeared to have features -- or functionalities -- not intended for the general public.

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