Uh oh. It appears that in the first twenty days of launching the Intel Dual Core chip in Apple's iMac, 34 design flaws have been found in the chip itself. While Slashdot, where I found this, points out that design flaws in Intel's chips aren't exactly a new thing (which could be good or bad), it is significant that Intel apparently knew about the flaws before releasing the chip. Check out the report at Geek.com for more deets and stay tuned for more information on the severity and impact of this hiccup in this new chip's launch.
(Via The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW).)
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
34 design flaws found in Intel's Dual Core chip
34 design flaws found in Intel's Dual Core chip: