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Old January 31, 2011, 08:17 AM
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Default Design Flaw In Intel 6 Series Chipset Halts Manufacturing and Recalls Imminent

Intel has discovered a likely fatal flaw with its new released Sandy Bridge supporting 6 Series chipset, Cougar Point, which includes desktop P67 and H67 boards.

The company announced that the issue was related to the SATA degradation, which is likely to happen over the lifespan of the board, leading to poor performance of attached devices.

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Old January 31, 2011, 08:18 AM
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Intel has discovered a major flaw with its new released Sandy Bridge supporting 6 Series chipset, Cougar Point, which includes desktop P67 and H67 boards.The company announced that the issue was related to the SATA degradation, which has the potential to happen over the lifespan of the board, leading to poor performance or non-recognition of attach... [ Read full article ]
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ouch... really hurt news for many people who already owns or plan to buy...

will many cpu from retailers have to ship to intel... o_O?
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Crazy, I wonder if they will recall everything or if there was just a bad batch or what.
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Forgot 1 part:

"The systems with the affected support chips have only been shipping since January 9th and the company believes that relatively few consumers are impacted by this issue,"

DailyTech - Intel Finds Design Flaw in New Sandy Bridge Chipset
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My co-worker just sent that to me.

I wonder if AMD is going to have an office party today... 700m is a big hit for one mistake.

Lastly i guess we will see people on used classifieds asking for Manufacter dates, as the release chips will now be less desirable.
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Old January 31, 2011, 08:36 AM
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I wonder how you are supposed to know if you have a board with a bad chip, manu date from serial?
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Old January 31, 2011, 08:52 AM
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I wonder how you are supposed to know if you have a board with a bad chip, manu date from serial?
Basically, it's a fancy way to say ALL of them, but their aren't that many because it's only been out for 21 days.

Jan 9th was retailer embargo lift, which is when purchases should/would have begun. Anything that was sold before then was still a part of the same batch, it just wouldn't have been officially sold, same with any engineering samples, etc.

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I wonder if i can get a refund on my board and get a better one, or trade up and pay the diff.
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