Intel is likely to delay the launch of its Alviso chipset to the first quarter of next year originally planned for the fourth quarter of this year. The delayed launch of the Alviso will also affect the availability of new notebooks based on Intel’s Sonoma mobile platform. Taiwan’s notebook makers had originally planned to start marketing Sonoma-based notebooks in the fourth quarter of this year but will probably delay until early next year.

ntel is likely to delay the launch of its Alviso chipset to the first quarter of next year originally planned for the fourth quarter of this year. The delayed launch of the Alviso will also affect the availability of new notebooks based on Intel’s Sonoma mobile platform. Taiwan’s notebook makers had originally planned to start marketing Sonoma-based notebooks in the fourth quarter of this year but will probably delay until early next year.