Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Acer already recovering from Sandy Bridge glitch

updated 04:50 am EST, Thu March 3, 2011

First to re-start shipments after flaw detected

Acer has taken less than two weeks to turn around notebooks affected by the Intel Sandy Bridge chipset flaw. According to a report by Digitimes, Acer is already shipping the flaw free notebooks to its retail channels globally. It is the first manufacturer to have re-started shipping Sandy Bridge-based notebooks after being forced to recall those that it had already shipped before the flaw was detected.

Acer received the fixed Sandy Bridge chipsets on February 17 and was able to start shipping unaffected notebook by February 23. Acer aims to ship 40 to 45 notebooks in 2011 and believes that the Intel architecture with its faster performance and lower power consumption critical to driving sales growth.

Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin also told Digitimes that Acer's revamped Timeline range would soon see a release. They are a refinement of the ultra-thin design that was a feature of the first generation of its popular Timeline notebooks.

Lin also confirmed that Acer would start launching its new line of tablets in March or April in Taiwan. Overseas markets should see models arriving in a similar timeframe.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

JBL Synchros Reflect in-ear headphones

All headphones are not created equally, especially when it comes to use during vigorous activities or workouts. Over-the-ear headphone ...

Linksys WRT1200AC Wi-Fi Router

Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together, and hooke ...

Rapoo A300 Mini Bluetooth NFC Speaker

The Rapoo Bluetooth Mini NFC Speaker is a little metallic box about the size of a baseball. In spite of its small size, we were very p ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News