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

Maybee Intel wants to take extra time and make sure there are no glitches, I would rather get it late, then send it back. Anything that starts at 1.5 gigaherts is worth the wait.

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Wow, look at these flames...Do you really believe anyone cares about the opinions of dumbasses like yourselves? There's only one intelligent message on here, and it makes much more sense than anyone else. Look at your grammer too- that denotes intelligence now, doesn't it? Anyone who posts a message like "Intel sucks AMD RULES 4ever" is just asking for a fight(not to mention a slap in the face when he realizes how wrong he is)...you know what? NO ONE REALLY CARES. I believe Intel kicks AMD's pathetic imcompatibility-ridden ass any day...they maybe be cheaper, but they perform slower(i don't mean clockspeed-wise, i mean performance-wise), and are much less reliable. Have any of you heard all the complaints about things screwing up because of AMD's chip & motherboard architecture(the GeForce being a prime example)? Look, unless you have a valid arguement, just shut the hell up.(send flames to kent_mintmint@hotmail.com)-Kent

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i'll kick your ass any day u pathetic imcompatibility-ridden ass **** called MiNT{}miNt u fag you take it right hard up the @ss you ugly mother f*#ker stupid C*#t any 1 that supports intel are fags and should lick up their own mess AMD rulZ 4 ever AND any 1 that supports this comment is abuseing MiNT{}miNt and any 1 that supports MiNT{}miNt u apply to this comment

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Well well well what a surprise.Pentiums are too expensiev when compared to AMD anyway and who apart from sad arse rich people where going to buy Pentium 4 computers when you consider how expensive they are going to be.Intel has thrown its market hold out the window. Its a bit like Bill Gates owning up on telly saying windows is a buggy bag of shit.

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Pentium 4, oh yeah and again a lose of 1000 $Way to expensive. Think theyre going to sel. No way man.MC Druks Da shit èçt"He take a look at my site:[url removed] is not finished yet, but hey i am working Right????Seeeeee yaaaDAKING

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Intel has more of the market processor-wise than any other company, but with this "success" it has became extremely sloppy. I read a post that it is like Micro$oft in that regard, and I would have to agree 100%... great comparison! AMD is less expensive, quite frankly more reliable, and all around better than any pentium processor intel will ever create!

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WHO CARES ABOUT INTEL AND THEIR CRAPPY PENTIUMS, AMD KICK ASS WITH THEIR ATHLON AND ALWAYS WILL. AMD WILL RULE THE PROCESSOR WORLD FOR A LONG TIME TO COME. AMD RULE, LONG LIVE THE ATHLON (TILL THE NEXT AMD POWER HOUSE COMES OUT!)

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If amd was better then intel why would Micron, Dell, Compaq(there high end stuff) go almost exclusively intel? because they dont break like alot of amd's do. they are more compatible with anything, AND you put more than one of them on a board i would like to see ANY amd machine beat a duel celeron system, which you can put together for the same price as a athlon system, in flat out proccesing power. now i know that multi procesor is not amd's fault cause they dont got a board for it.. although i think someone has one in the works.. all i got to say is wait till the p4 hits see what they are goin to cost and perform like then judge.

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the intel pentium 4 will shake the fillings form your teeth, thats how powerful it WILL be. with amd having a core processor made of Nickel!? NICKEL!? who the hell goes with anything but copper? copper is faster and more reliable to be built on then Nickel.

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anyone who thinks that AMD is a better or faster processor is either high or just can't afford the real thing.all the benchmarks that put the AMD ahead of the PIII use extensions designed for the AMD.The problem is that there is no software out right now with the same support,so in the end the real world is an INTEL world still.........

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I say they sould of called the AMD Athlon, an AMD Asslon, because they're a royle pain in the ass to get working, and besides they aren't compatible with half the high-end hardwares out there, so for those of you who thinks AMD is the sh!t, wait and see your Asslon will fail you, it failed me...

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i'm backwell u know that i can afford the p4 and i still i like AMD because they had totaly kick ass chipset, ive get 3000 a wekk so fack every 1 that is just don't have a brain and like intel.

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AMD Asslo, it's called windows not the AMD chipset u ****head u must be 1 of those ppl that who use a CD Rom drive for a cup holder, go back to DOS and get a life because the ASSLO will kick u and your intel ass all day

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and i should know because i've been upgrading my Athlon since they were released on the marcket and i haven't had any trobbly with mine. So once again **** ALL THE GAY INTEL SUPPORTERS BECAUSE INTELS DAY IN THE SUN IS OVER!!!

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AMD... get a life. Upgrading regularly for an ATHLON? ::sigh:: might as well be flushing your money down the toilet, eh? I've used an Athlon (or so well put an Asslon) with a Radeon... I can't honestly say that even WINDOWS 2000 couldn't help but crash... :P The best CPU is currently the Pentium III, and it will all too soon be the Pentium 4. So, EAT YOUR HEART OUT AMD/ATHLON!!! MWAHAHAHAHAHA! Oh, and by the way, I'm the proud owner of an 800 MHz Pentium III EB (133 FSB, "Coppermine" for those who don't know) and, no problems at all. So there.

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Oh, and one extra thing, all you AMD idiots: WHO has a *true* 133 MHz FSB? (hint) Intel (hint)That BS Athlon board with a 133 MHz BUS actually has a 133 MHz North bridge but only 100 MHz South (or was it the other way around?)So there!

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I expect microsoft...... What the **** am I talking about? I dont know anything about Pentium4. MICROSOFT are killing the competitors. P4 beats Mac's fat arse. And X-box thrases sony, nintendo and sega!

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i think most of u have never atually used both processors, so u wouldn't know which one is best. i got an athlon, installed it and nothing happend. eventially i got it working and it crashed on me and never worked again. so im sticking with intel.

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have you guys tryed the thunderbird chipset yet..i was thinking about getting one of these.i have a p3 600 coppermine no problems here .i had ton of problems with the amdk6 2's and thats why im with p3 nowanother thing to think about is a good mother board makes all the differenceand bios updates..and all the driver up dates.as for gameing the old 6k2 would run slow im fraging away now.ZEN

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AMD RULES. Intel sucks shite. There processors are over priced and offer no value for money. Intel will eventualy demise in it's own pit of market ingnorance, and YES have had systems using both Intel and AMD cpu's.The AMD chips are much better value and often out perform there Intel counterparts. Intel supporters are just denying the inevitable.Down in Intel.

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