In other words, people who used to buy motherboard of Intel will no longer be attached to these products, and Haswell is the last platform that contains the original motherboards, which is the 8 series; in 2014, Broadwell has to find the third cooperation motherboard supplier. However; this activity will not together with the layoffs, the original Intel factory in fact owns few employees, they will change their jobs internal according their own abilities.
It is a funny thing that the new NUC mini-computer still exists, Intel will keep on producing the relevant and responding standard motherboards, parts of employees will continue to accompany with it. Buy motherboard of other made-in-Intel is still available.
The FFRD motherboard which aims to the ultrabook and plate mangle will not be abandoned, the OEM suppliers can get the newest design projects from Intel, and this is the department that accepts the most transfer employees.
Shock news: Intel declared today that in the near three years, he will give up producing the desktop motherboards of the original brand any more continuously. After the 2013, Intel will not manufacture, or sell any motherboard that has its own brand.