Umm excuse me but is Intel on Crack? What I mean is, they seem to be sending out new chipsets/cpus faster then you can say Intel! According to Digi Times, Intel will be sampling the new springdale chipsets this month...
Intel is reportedly planning to send out samples of its new-generation, Springdale-core chipsets to motherboard clients this month for product design purposes.More information @ Digi Times
Scheduled to hit the market in the first half of 2003, the Springdale chipsets are Intel's latest products for its forthcoming Prescott-core Pentium 4 processors.
As for the 845GE, 845PE and 845GV chipsets, probably the last batch of products to be released this year, the chip giant has decided to officially start volume shipments on October 7. Intel began providing the products in small quantities after mid-August.