Intel U-turn?
Posted on: 05/19/2000 05:08 PM

The Register is reporting that Intel may be implementing a "backup plan" with regards to Willamette (its IA-32 processor). Sources say that it will support synchronous memory as well as Rambus.
The secret chipset project is intended to guard against Intel being caught by a suspected shortage of Rambus RIMM memories, and will allow it to launch to its correct timescale and save some face at the currently beleaguered microprocessor firm.
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