Your date with the Haswell refresh has been postponed
Subject: General Tech | April 10, 2014 - 05:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: Intel, haswell, i7-4790
If you have been anxiously awaiting the release of the new Core i7-4790 and 9-series of chipsets from Intel, you are going to be waiting a bit longer. DigiTimes is reporting that the negative feedback from vendors has convinced them to delay releasing the new chip and chipset for another month. This is likely due to the number of current generation Haswell chips, motherboards and systems stuck in the channel thanks that vendors are hoping will sell thanks to the EoL of WinXP. The numbers from Gartner support their theory, the long downwards trend of PC sales has leveled off in the last quarter. We can only hope that there will be discounts and sales towards the end of the month to help clean out the channel for the release of the new generation of Haswell processors.
"Intel is set to launch its new Haswell Refresh processors and 9-series chipsets for desktops in early May, postponing the CPU giant's original schedule from April, according to sources from motherboard players."
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