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Intel boss admits chips in short supply, lobs cash into the quagmire

P. Lee Silver badge

Re: What was that ?

I've seen businesses not purchase cheaper CPU's because they don't want to be running "unsupported" hardware.

I was going to rubbish it, then I saw vmware bork my vmplayer install with an update which decided that, after many years of running happily, my laptop wasn't good enough, despite adding no detectable beneficial features.

That isn't a business risk I would take, though I did *cough*howmuchiswindowsactuallycostingyou*cough*

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