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

No need for dispute. I experiment with these CPUs on a daily basis. Simply because that's my job. For those who claims that AMD's have so much problems and Intel doesn't. I personally believe that it's a 1% hardware software problem and always 99% user. Because I've been a Technician for almost 5 years. And All systems I build disregarding which CPU works fine. It's a matter of configuring it. Most people do now know how to set the jumpers and dip switches and that causes many problems. Because the CPUs then won't work right. and regarding crashing. that's mostly a heating problem go get a ball bearing fan that will solve all your problem. But in terms of performance, it has been proven that Intels are a little more stable than the AMDS. But in terms of speed, they both have ups and down sides. the Athlon performs better in 3d games compare to an Intel from our test results..but the difference can't be seen. becasue they are in nano seconds. But personally I believe that AMDs are better choice in terms or price and performance..but if you are running a server then get an intel..but I do admit that AMDS for fine for servers too. But saying that AMDs dont' work is really a user fault. and there are always ups and down sides to everything. so there's really no point debating about this. If you guys have any farther questions, please feel free to email to me at forevawill@hotmail.com. and I'll be more than happy to answer your individuals questions about hardware.

Pentium 4 delayed

yeah, amd and intel will probably include a spy feature that hunts your pc for stolen, hacked, and misused software. I am a tech but I will admit that I am not totally clean and neither is anyone else looking for game cracks at this web page. I am going to stay with my Pentium II (yes, I do prefer Intel over AMD by a long shot) and keep my privacy.For all your computer needs, e-mail me - billyb_lscp@hotmail.com

Pentium 4 delayed

f**k all uz pentium freaks. i can't express how much more value amd is then pentium.duron demolishes celeron, athlon is around the same quality as pentium 3 and thunderbird is going to kill pentium 4 and will be on top 4 ages. also amds are tonnes cheaper and better value then pentiums!!!

Pentium 4 delayed

Intel is ****ed....It's going to continue further delay and **** up its biz causing AMD to override the Intel chips and make the PC world suck because AMD is a shit company and we all know that....unless Intel releases its processors in November in great quantity...jiNNSToRM

Pentium 4 delayed

well.. i like amd for gaming performance.. it truly kix.. escpecially with 3dfx.. which is all i use my computer for is gaming... and if i didnt have a 3dfx card.. and i used if for something else besides gaming...id use intel.. but i feel the privacy issue.. and i wish there was some sort of solution 4 that!

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