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Intel to quit production on desktop motherboards
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Default Intel to quit production on desktop motherboards - 01-23-2013, 05:01 | posts: 5,863 | Location: Tacoma, Washington

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After some 20 years of selling branded desktop motherboards, Intel will begin exiting this portion of its business, Intel spokesman Dan Snyder has told PCWorld. The Santa Clara chip giant will begin the retreat from desktop motherboards as soon as its next-generation Haswell CPU ships, and plans to dissolve its Desktop Motherboard Business unit over the next three years.
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Default 01-23-2013, 05:46 | posts: 794 | Location: ND - US

If it means putting all those resources towards making better CPUs then I'm okay with this. If it means firing a 1/3rd of their staff then it isn't so good...

Those NUCs are pretty neat but I hope that isn't their new focus. But if it keeps people employed then I guess I can't complain.

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Default 01-23-2013, 06:10 | posts: 6,825 | Location: USA

Dont care as long as they work more on their cpus. never purchased a intel mobo for myself
   
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Meh. Their motherboards were never that great anyways. Intel should just to CPUs and chipsets.
   
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Default 01-23-2013, 08:03 | posts: 19,054 | Location: Toronto, Canada

Hurray, no more relabelled Foxconn motherboards from Intel? lol

They were crap anyways.

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Default 01-23-2013, 15:53 | posts: 24,260 | Location: NZ

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Hurray, no more relabelled Foxconn motherboards from Intel? lol

They were crap anyways.

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