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WHAT IS THIS I DON'T EVEN


But really the F is it?XD
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First revision of Sandy Bridge chipsets like P67 had a flaw. The newer revision of the chipsets, which is B3, has corrected the aforementioned flaw. At this point it's pretty much impossible to buy anything that isn't a B3 stepping though.
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English?

I presume you are referring to the Sandy Bridge motherboards that had some faults with the chipset. Then they revised them and called them Revision B3.

Or you are referring to the Core2Quad B3 stepping which was the core predecessor to the much better G0 stepping.
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There was issue with SATA 3.0 GB/s connectors for 1155 motherboards. After some time these connectors simply die and can cause data loss on drives. So, when you buy 1155 mobo, check if it have B3 stepping.
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Okay thanks They like all have B3 stepping anyways.
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