Merced samples may make Intel Fall

It might as well rain until September

Compaq analyst Terry Shannon is reporting in the latest edition of his newsletter Shannon knows Compaq that Merced samples are not now expected until September. The latest take on the plagued processor is that the taping out has taken longer than thought, Shannon reports. This confirms reports throughout the year that Intel is struggling to produce samples. Earlier today, we reported that Microsoft is putting money on a Russian, rather than an American chip. You can see Shannon's DECUS coverage at Shannon knows Compaq ® RegisTroid Q fact US English is closer to English than UK English because of the Pilgrim Fathers. In the UK, Fall is called Autumn, a redundant word in the US.

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