When you wish upon a chipset

A quick trawl shows Intel isn't reacting very fast to the Camino cockup...

For obvious reasons, this story has a limited shelf life, so check out the links while you can Never let it be said Chipzilla doesn't look on the bright side, or at the very least bury its head in the sand. Obviously stunned into inactivity by the failure of Camino to appear on time (again), Intel's web sites still wear the rose-tinted spectacles of the hopelessly-optimistic. At its developer Web site you will see that the venerable 440BX chipset is still billed to hit the chip gulag before the end of the year, replaced by the all-singing, all-dancing, all-failing Camino i820. And at this address you will be amazed to discover that the i840 chipset for Xeons is due to appear at the end of Q3 99 -- that's tomorrow, according to our calculations. Now what are the odds against that happening, we wonder? ®

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