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Intel's Ivy Bridge delayed, says senior executive

2/26/2012 11:28 PM EST
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yalanand
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yalanand   3/4/2012 11:50:27 AM
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@Sylvie any particular reason for this delay ? Is it deliberate delay by Intel or is it really facing technical challenges at 22nm node?

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TarraTarra!   2/27/2012 8:04:46 PM
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Why is it surprising? The new finfet technology is such a radical departure from previous tick-tock shrinks that some hiccup is to be expected. The very original timelines had Ivy Bridge introductions in Q4 11/Q1 12 timeframe, so that would amount to a glitch. Even the mighty Intel is not immune to the challenges of very deep submicron manufacturing. Note this is not a few working die to characterize for publications - this is shipping in volume with the yields that the business is based on - a big difference.

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chipmonk0   2/27/2012 7:35:02 PM
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who are these reporters ? what are their qualification and track record for responsible journalism ?

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the_floating_ gate   2/27/2012 4:29:23 PM
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Jim McGregor of In-Stat told EE Times that according to his industry sources in Taiwan, Intel's Ivy Bridge server parts were only delayed from April 8 until April 29, though the dual core i5 and i7 parts for notebooks had been pushed out from a planned May 13th launch to June 3. Core i3 parts would launch as planned on June 24, said McGregor. That's three weeks - I am not sure a manufacturing glitch would fixable in 3 weeks considering cycletime is probably on the order of 10 to 12 weeks. Nobody knows - someone makes an assumption - this will be repeated and than it becomes "news" Why does not Sylvie digg up the interview or is there no written copy?

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resistion   2/27/2012 3:22:38 AM
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They're waiting for people to clear out their current Sandy Bridge overstock, but everyone is waiting for Ivy Bridge, it's a vicious circle.

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