Budget Pentium 4 processors in short supply

Posted on Friday, Jan 02 2004 @ 16:53 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Budget Pentium 4 processors are in short supply according to chip distributors and motherboard makers, and the problem may worsen after the introduction of the Intel Prescott.

It is expected that Intel will further reduce the supply of budget Pentium 4 chips (Pentium 4's with 400MHz and 533MHz FSB) to boost the sales of the Prescott along with the current models with 800MHz FSB.
Intel’s prime marketing efforts are on P4 processors supporting the 800MHz FSB speed. However, demand for those high-speed chips in the retail market has not met expectations, according to sources.
Source: DigiTimes


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Re: Budget Pentium 4 processors in short supply
by LORDrazer on Saturday, Jan 03 2004 @ 12:46 CET
How many negroes will buy this?:p



  • Reply by Anonymous on Friday, Jan 09 2004 @ 02:50 CET

    hey!