According to the resource DigiTimes , which refers to sources of information in the channel suppliers, slow transition from the Ivy Bridge processor family at Haswell chips impact on Intel’s original plan for 2014. Now Ivy Bridge remains as a mass platform for laptops, and the new phase-out schedules of these processors are not yet defined.
According to the source, currently based notebook Ivy Bridge processors are more popular solutions than devices based on chips Haswell. The average retail price of the laptop is below $ 675. This situation is the result of the mid-range model and Ultrabooks suffer from weak demand.
As the demand for Ivy Bridge processors are still quite high, Intel is forced to reconsider the cancellation of this platform. However, such a move adversely affect the sales of processors Haswell, which replaced the next year should come next-generation solutions Broadwell. It is reported that Intel has already started to make adjustments in the plans for the delivery of different processors in 2014, to avoid problems with inventory.
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