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Old October 26, 2011, 12:11 PM
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> Dear Customers,
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> 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?
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Old October 26, 2011, 12:24 PM
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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.

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Old October 26, 2011, 12:51 PM
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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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