Intel earlier disclosed a design issue with a support chip, the Intel 6 series that has the potential to impact certain PC system configurations. The company has said it subsequently initiated extensive discussions with computer makers about this topic. As a result of these discussions and specific customer requests, Intel noted it is resuming shipments of the chipsets for use only in PC system configurations that are not impacted by the design issue.
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