Stories by James Evans and Tom Mainelli

Intel Applies Breaks to 1.13GHz PIII Shipments

Intel has stopped production of its 1.13GHz Pentium III (PIII) chip, and is recalling existing chips after tests revealed certain conditions can cause systems with the processor to freeze up. The news came Monday, the same day chip rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) began shipping its 1.1GHz Athlon processor in volume.