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Intel falters as chip competition heats up

As the chipmaker deals with the latest in a string of embarrassments, analysts question whether rival Advanced Micro Devices will be able to benefit.

 

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As the chipmaker deals with the latest in a string of embarrassments, analysts question whether rival Advanced Micro Devices will be able to benefit.

"It sounds like Intel may have pushed a little too hard."

- Analyst Peter Glaskowsky of MicroDesign Resources

 


Can AMD benefit from Intel recall?
news analysis Pressure from AMD has contributed to Intel's recent production problems, but AMD's limited chipmaking capacity will prevent it from cashing in on the mistakes, according to analysts.

Glitch prompts recall of 1.13-GHz Pentiums
update Intel recalls its fastest chip--the 1.13-GHz Pentium III--saying the chip could cause system errors when running certain programs and at a particular temperature.

Hardware sites help Intel isolate chip problem
While the chipmaker has been working in its labs to isolate problems with its 1.13-GHz Pentium III, it also has been working with reviewers at several hardware sites who noticed problems a month ago.

AMD boosts Athlon processor to 1.1 GHz
update Computers with the new chip will begin shipping today, with Compaq Computer, Fujitsu Siemens, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard and IBM expected to adopt the chip.