Pentium 4 delayed

Intel has delayed delivery of its long-awaited Pentium 4 processor, according to PC makers. Two PC makers said today that Intel notified them the processor would not be ready for delivery around Halloween, as expected, while sources at a third manufacturer said Intel indicated it may not arrive by then. The Pentium 4 is not expected until the week of Nov. 20 and possibly later.

Sources earlier said Intel planned on an Oct. 30 release date. "Pentium 4 has been scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter, and that remains unchanged," said an Intel spokesman, who declined to comment on exact dates.

One PC maker expressed exasperation at Pentium 4's delay and Intel's inability to give a firm date for the processor's release. Others said Intel had told them absolutely the processor would ship three weeks late. "I can't tell you how frustrating this is," said a source at a PC maker that requested anonymity. "It's like one glitch after another."

The Pentium 4 is viewed as an important step forward for Intel, as it moves beyond the lagging chip architecture introduced with 1996's Pentium Pro processor. With Pentium 4, which is expected to debut in 1.4-GHz and 1.5-GHz versions, Intel hopes to solve some of the problems that have plagued the Pentium III as the company ramped up the clock speed.
A recent glitch with the 1.13-GHz Pentium III processor, for example, forced Intel to recall the processor. With the this new delay, Intel has effectively made it impossible for most PC makers to deliver Pentium 4 systems in volume for the lucrative holiday shopping season.

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Pentium 4 delayed

what about the shitty cyrix chips eehhh ibm are a bag of shite and people are being ripped of with thier cyrix 500mhz yeah whatever i can run dukenukem faster on a amd 200 than a cyrix 333

Pentium 4 delayed

what about the shitty cyrix chips eehhh ibm are a bag of shite and people are being ripped of with thier cyrix 500mhz yeah whatever i can run dukenukem faster on a amd 200 than a cyrix 333

Pentium 4 delayed

Bunch of WANKERS.Amd's SUCK!!I own a Amd k62 500 and it aint that crash hot.Im not saying Cyrix are good(their shit).Pentiums are the superior chip and if u think otherwise your pullin urself.Who the **** plays duke nukem nowaday's anyway?????????????

Pentium 4 delayed

Me and my dad run a computer shop.And we have more returns on Cyrixthen any other chip.We found that Cyrix over heats makingthe computer stop working.Intel and AMD chips are the better ones.But Some Intel and AMD chips are fuc£ upThe people who say Intel and AMD suck arethe ones that just had a bad chip.

Pentium 4 delayed

Me and my dad run a computer shop.And we have more returns on Cyrixthen any other chip.We found that Cyrix over heats makingthe computer stop working.Intel and AMD chips are the better ones.But Some Intel and AMD chips are fuc£ upThe people who say Intel and AMD suck arethe ones that just had a bad chip.

Pentium 4 delayed

The intel p4 is delayed because they couldn't get the chip to run reliably without it shitting itself in .000000001 of a second. AMD have all their chips running without any problems at all. Intel are just a big company who think they can make cpu's... but pigs fly as well!!!!!!!!! AMD CAN MAKE GOOD CHEAP RELIABLE CPU'S WITHOUT THEM FALLING IN A HEAP!!!!!!!!!! AMD RULZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Pentium 4 delayed

First of all, I have an AMD K6-3 450Mhz and I must say, this chip has been very good to me, it has never given me any problems due to overheating or incompatibilities problems, those are due to Microsoft's OS's such as Win98, but that is another story. I know all of you Intel people will not admit this, but the Athlon is actually faster than a Pentium 3 of the same clock speed. By this I mean the actual processor itself. At first, when just the shitty 750 chipset was out for the Athlon, benchmarks showed the Athlon to be slower. Now that VIA has come out with some barely descent chipsets for the Athlon, the Athlon has shown that it is indeed faster than a Pentium 3. My point to all of this, is the fact that the chipset is which can either show a cpu's true power or mask it. Intel has the better chipsets for their cpu's, such as the old BX chipset, there is still no other chipset as fast as it, which shows something. Intel cpus are slower, but they make up ground by making a very good chipsets that make up for the slower cpu. All AMD needs to do is make a very good chipset and the Athlon will really kill the P3. But there is also so much more to the equation, such as the ram in the system, bus speed, and other areas. Well to end this comment which Intel people will probably rip on because of the immaturity throughout this discussion, I would like to express my congradulations to AMD for finally taking the lead over Intel and making some very good cpu's. For you Intel fans who wish to give an angry reply to my post, I also have an Intel based computer so I am not a sole AMD freak (It is an older Pentium w/ MMX @ 233 on a i430TX motherboard).In responce to Mint: The GeForce incompatibility was due to the 750 chipset, not the cpu, most problems are actually due to the chipsets the Athlon runs on, not the cpu itself. I myself have a GeForce DDR and it runs great on this pc (even though my motherboard only does AGP 2X, its OLD). My friend has a brand new Athlon 700 on an ASUS motherboard (A7V I think) and he also has a GeForce2 GTS, and he has absolutely no compatibility problems, and hell, his pc kills mine, but thats ok, I still kick his ass in CS ei

Pentium 4 delayed

Morons Use Intel, just check out the lenguage that Pentium chip users use.They are the kind of people that let themselves be herded away by any fancy commercial on TV.Besides that Pentium Chips are expensive (Due to high advertisement Costs) they suck."Intel Inside" = "The Cookie Inside".Get an AMD Athlon processor with a Life Time Warranty, that way you won't have to worry about anything that the Intel retard users brag about.

Pentium 4 delayed

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Pentium 4 delayed

Ahhhhh ya. People that leave messages like that have no idea how to use a computer let alone the keyboard. So how long did it take u guys to hook the color coded wires in the back of your pc? Still workin on that one huh.

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