Intel to discontinue Pentium II

Posted on Monday, Dec 06 2004 @ 18:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
It's amazing to see these things are still around, but this week Intel told its customers that it is to formally discontinue production of the Pentium II at 266, 333, 366 and 466MHz.

Fortunately for fans of the old processor family, its end is a long way off. Documentation seen by The Register reveals that you'll be able to continue ordering the part for a year, with the last trays leaving the chip giant's Pentium II warehouse on 1 June 2006.

Read more details at The Register


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