Friday, August 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Researchers Discover New Smartphone Flaws
U.S. Government Issues Warning About Malicious Software
Hackers Can Use USB Devices in Attacks
Next Apple TV Release Delayed
CoD: Advanced Warfare Collector's Editions Announced
Lite-On IT Merged With Lite-On
AMD Introduces New Kaveri APUs for System Builders
Toshiba, Samsung Vie For 48-layer 3-D NAND Chips
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Intel d...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, July 30, 2004
Intel delays 4GHz chip until next year


Intel won't ship a 4GHz version of the Pentium 4 until the first quarter of 2005, the latest in a series of delays for the chipmaking giant.

Product plans that the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company released to PC makers on Thursday stated that the 4GHz chip, originally slated for the fourth quarter, won't appear until the first quarter of next year. Company spokesman Howard High said the delay will help ensure that the company can deliver an adequate number of chips when the product is launched.

"We are trying to make sure that we improve our execution," High said.

Product glitches and delays have become a persistent problem for Intel in 2004. The problem prompted company CEO Craig Barrett to issue an e-mail to employees warning of the urgent need to tighten manufacturing and operations at Intel.

Prescott and Dothan, the company's current flagship desktop and notebook processors, came to market after delays. Intel also had to recall some Grantsdale chipsets that make it easy to use a PC as an entertainment center.

More recently, a version of the same chipset for notebooks, code-named Alviso, was delayed until the first quarter of 2005. The company also has had sporadic problems in delivering adequate volumes of some of its latest chips at the time of release.

Manufacturing slips are a serious concern for Intel. Several analysts and executives, including Les Vadasz, the company's fourth employee and one of the major figures in its history, have said that Intel has become a giant because of its production prowess. Barrett himself rose through the ranks as a manufacturing and material science expert. A series of manufacturing glitches in 1999 allowed Advanced Micro Devices to gain market share.

The ability to boost chip speeds is also important in the market share war, as it give manufacturers the ability to cut the price of existing chips. Chip speed, measured in megahertz, is not as accurate as a measure of overall performance as it was in earlier years. Manufacturers also emphasize it less in sales pitches. Still, faster speeds do add performance.

Microsoft, the other half of the Wintel alliance, earlier this week said that it had to delay the 64-bit version of Windows XP.

On a brighter note, High also said Intel is beefing up future chips with larger caches and faster buses. Dual-core chips also remain on track for next year.

From NEWS.com



Previous
Next
Fujitsu and TDK to ally on hard disk drive heads        All News        Intel short on 3.6GHz chips
Fujitsu and TDK to ally on hard disk drive heads     General Computing News      Intel short on 3.6GHz chips

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Intel Solid-State Drive Pro 2500 Series Packs SK Hynix Flash And Brings Trusted Security Features
New Intel Haswell CPUs Released
Intel to $60 Ship Galileo Gen2 Computer Next Month
Intel Reports Second-Quarter Revenue of $13.8 billion
Intel Chipsets To Support PCIe 3.0
Intel To Manufacture Future Panasonic SoCs Using Intel's 14nm Low-Power Process
Intel Details Next-Generation Xeon Phi Processor with Integrated Omni Scale Fabric
Intel Adds Laughter into Mobile Messaging
Intel Offers Customizable Chips For Data Centers
Intel Raises Revenue Expectations Thanks To XP Retirement
Intel Focuses On Energy Efficiency In Semiconductors At VLSI 2014
European Court Upholds Record Fine Imposed On Intel

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .