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Intel To Ship Fixed Cougar Point Chipsets February 14th

Intel To Ship Fixed Cougar Point Chipsets February 14th

Intel’s flawed chipsets has caused some headaches for its OEM partners in the past weeks as they’ve scrambled to issue recall and customer support announcements as well as delay product launches. But they can now breathe a sigh of relief as Intel just confirmed a new shipment date to be February 14th for the fixed Cougar Point chipsets.

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MSI Responds To Intel Sandy Bridge Recall

MSI Responds To Intel Sandy Bridge Recall

MSI is now on the same recall train as Acer, Toshiba, HP, and Samsung in the aftermath of the Intel Sandy Bridge chipset design flaw discovery. MSI has just released an official announcement to assure its customers that they are working quickly with their retailers, distributors and other channel partners to take care of the problem. They encourage their customers who wish to return their MSI Intel P67 and H67 motherboards or affected gaming notebooks to contact the original place of purchase for more details. They also offer an alternative for customers to register via their website by April 30, 2011 to ensure eligibility for return/replacement options. See the full details and press release after the cut.

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Toshiba recalls notebooks over Intel chipset flaw; HP & NEC delay launches

Toshiba recalls notebooks over Intel chipset flaw; HP & NEC delay launches

Toshiba has officially recalled select Sandy Bridge based notebooks, after Intel admitted a silicon flaw in the 6 Series Cougar Point chipset could lead to degradation of SATA 3Gbps connectivity. Over thirty Toshiba SKUs - across the Satellite, Portege and Qosmio lines - have been affected, with the company asking customers to "return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund." Meanwhile, HP has delayed a new product launch because of the issue.

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Intel design error scuppers Sandy Bridge chipset: recalls ahead

Intel design error scuppers Sandy Bridge chipset: recalls ahead

Intel has announced a "chipset design error" affecting its 6 Series Cougar Point chipsets, found accompanying Sandy Bridge processors, which could see an ongoing degradation of the SATA ports and an ensuring impact on HDD and optical drive performance. The solution, unfortunately for Intel, is a silicon fix that will require newly manufactured versions of the chip that should begin arriving with customers in late February.

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Intel pricing Huron River out of the game as Calpalla stocks won’t shift?

Intel pricing Huron River out of the game as Calpalla stocks won’t shift?

Intel is actively discouraging sales of its new Huron River chips, according to sources at notebook manufacturers, despite machines based on the new processors expected in early Q1 2011. DigiTimes sources claim that ASUS, HP, Dell and Acer will all continue to push existing Calpella-based notebooks for the next three months, as Intel reduce Huron River discounts in an attempt to clear sixth-gen Centrino chip stock.

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The Daily Slash: February 11, 2011

The Daily Slash: February 11, 2011

Nokia ruled the day today, their Microsoft partnership announcement reverberating through the whole day from Google offering sacked Nokia engineers a lifeline to Nokia Workers walking out of their Finnish jobs. Want to read more on the original event? We've got you so covered you'll be unable to breath clean air - Nokia Microsoft partnership video, see Steve Ballmer say “Nokia will do unique things on top of Windows Phone 7″, and grant yourself a full guide with Chris Davies' Nokia Windows Phone: Everything you need to know. Finally, don't let yourself sleep at night without checking out Ben Bajarin's On Time Analysis entitled Nokia’s Huge Bet On Windows Phone 7 is All or Nothing. And of course, it's not ALL Nokia today, it's all this and MORE on The Daily Slash.

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