Dell and Lenovo join list of Sandy Bridge victims

Both cease shipping of affected products and recall unsold stock.
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Dell and Lenovo customers by Intel’s faulty chipset will be able to replace or return affected machines.

Dell is offering a replacement service. A statement released today reads: "This affects four currently-available Dell products, the XPS 8300, the Vostro 460, the Alienware M17x R.3 and the Alienware Aurora R.3 as well as several other planned products including XPS 17 with 3D”.

The Inquirer reports that customers must wait until April for replacements, when Dell is scheduled to receive the new chips from Intel.

Lenovo go one better, they are offering customers replacement products or a full refund. Affected products include the Cougar Point range, ten Icepad laptops and three Ideacentre desktops.

Intel have said the gaffe will cost them around $700 million.

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