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“It’s a Notebook!” “It’s a Paperweight!” “Wait - It’s Both!”
Some Toshiba notebook buyers got a nasty surprise when they found their Intel CPU had died. Will Toshiba switch from “Intel Inside” to “AMD Instead”?

notebook price  one of the leading notebook manufacturers for years. This embarrassment will not kill the product line, especially since the fault seems to lie with Intel. Although the foul-up will likely not cause Toshiba to reevaluate its relationship with Intel (euphemism for considering whether to dump Intel), we expect Toshiba (and any other vendors affected) will pay closer attention to products and components they receive from Intel. For Intel, this is the Nth in a string (growing longer all the time) of

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