July 26, 2001

Intel backs away from RDRAM

Author: JT Smith

Intel to Rambus: The free (well, subsidized) ride is over. The chipmaker is phasing out subsidies for computer makers using RDRAM memory that's based on Rambus designs. Intel says the subsidies are no longer needed to lower prices, but analysts see it as a way for the company to distance itself from Rambus, reeling from the dual blows of lower profits and failed lawsuits. Full story at ZDNet News.

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