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Intel’s Centrino 2 platform pushed back

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Posted May 28, 2008 by admin in CPU & Motherboards

Our sources at Intel told us that Centrino 2 is no scheduled for a July 14 launch with ?some chipsets?. A ?couple of weeks later? the company will be shipping the full line of chipsets, as the company needs ?a few extra days? for tasks such as antenna testing…

Freedman also noted that Intel faces problems with its integrated graphics chipset, which is causing failures in OEM notebooks. ?We believe the potential impact is to lower-end systems as higher-end notebooks are designed with discrete graphics cards. In fact, the impact on [Intel] is a possible improvement in mix within the chipset business; however, it is offset by the yield loss related to the functional issues.?

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