View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
May 27, 1987


By CBR Staff Writer

There are no hard numbers, but Electronic News reports that lead times on the 80386 microprocessor are stretching out dramatically as Intel strives to catch up with the delay caused by the production halt which followed discovery of that bug in the arithmetic-logic unit: Intel reportedly had to turn away an order from IBM worth many tens of millions of dollars for the part because of the need to do new masks before restarting production, and all the forecasts are that the situation get worse in the third quarter – although Intel hopes to get lead times back under control by the end of September; Compaq says only that it has had no complaints from customers about the bug, which only shows up in protected mode, and only on some chips.

Content from our partners
Rethinking cloud: challenging assumptions, learning lessons
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.