PC Makers Stalled By Intel Design Flaw


A design problem discovered in chips designed by Intel has forced a number of PC makers to halt production of PC models powered by the affected chipset. Many PC makers including Dell and HP are awaiting new versions of the affected chipset before resuming production. According to a company announcement made this Monday, the problem was discovered in Intel’s Series 6 chipset; also known as Cougar Point. Intel has said that about 5% of the chips will not last the stipulated 3-5 year life span of an average PC. → Read More