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great_big_abyss October 26, 2011 11:11 AM

Intel i5 and i7 shortage?
 
Quote:

> Dear Customers,
>
> I want to give you a heads up that Intel is having a stock issue on all i5
> and i7 CPUs.
> What you see in our inventory is the only ones we have for next few months,
> no ETA from Intel at all and no explanations.
> i5 stock will not be replenished until December, while i7 stock will not be
> replenished until January 2012.
>
> I will keep you posted once I hear further.
Received this as an email from a buddy who is also a dealer. Anybody hear anything a little more substantiated?

Soultribunal October 26, 2011 11:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by great_big_abyss (Post 561460)
Received this as an email from a buddy who is also a dealer. Anybody hear anything a little more substantiated?

We're looking into it right now.

-ST

SKYMTL October 26, 2011 11:51 AM

A quick check of distributor stock shows thousands of i5 and i7 processors in stock so even if (somehow) there wasn't a restock until December, the channel should be just fine.


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