Intel Chip Shortage?
Posted on: 01/27/2000 07:44 AM

Planning on building your next SMP system based on Intel chips? You may want to read this newsbit first. As reported by ZDNET, there could be a delay of a few months on PIII and Celeron CPUs.
Even as Dell Computer Corp. was blaming chip shortages for a fourth-quarter shortfall, Intel Corp. was saying it expects difficulty meeting demand for its Pentium III and Celeron processors over the next few months.

For PC buyers, this means a longer wait for systems with certain processors. And it could be a hit to earnings for some PC makers.

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