Intel to wipe out Netburst family

Posted on Friday, Sep 22 2006 @ 05:09 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq reports Intel is wiping out the entire Netburst family of its roadmaps.
CHIP FIRM Intel has told its partners of its plans to wipe out entire families of processors in its Netburst family, with heaps dying in droves by Q2 of next year. The Pentium XE dies next month, the 960 and 950 die in Q1 next year. The 940 and 830 go next month, the 915 struggles on until April 2007, while the 840 and the 830 are for the chop in a few weeks.

The 820 goes in February, as do the 660, the 670, the 650, the 640 and the 630. The 541 and 521 eke out their soon to be miserable existence until April, while the 524 goes in February.

Many of these processors will have their prices slashed by half in January next year.
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