Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Jun Harefa , 2 Comments
This is according to the source of a notebook manufacturer, is done by Intel to provide a good transition between the old and new platforms. As quoted by Digitimes.com said, “delay the circulation of the Ivy Bridge processor will give vendors more time to sell a product that is packed with Sandy Bridge processors.”
Due to a design flaw in Series 6 Sandy Bridge chipsets in January, Intel pulled the product and replace it on April 2011. This makes the notebook vendors lost two months to market the Sandy Bridge notebook. Notebook market is also affected by the development of Tablet PC, be another reason for Intel to delay launch of the Ivy Bridge.
The Intel Ivy Bridge processors that using 22 nm processor technology initially will be mass produced in November 2011 and announced in January 2012, but this delay resulted in the shifting time of release until March 2012.