According to PCWorld.com, a major direct-PC vendor has revealed that Intel officials contacted the company Thursday with the news that the Pentium 4, as well as the PCs that were to have used it, will be delayed until late November. Analysts had expected the P4 to launch late October, but there are reportedly problems with the 850 chip set.
Intel has never committed to a release date more specific than Q4, and the company is not now admitting a problem. Rescheduling could, however, hurt the company if P4s are not widely available for the holiday buying season.
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