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Okay. Great.

Maybe you should read what the non-fixable bug's really are and how they affect your CPU
I did, that's why I said they appear to be ok for graphics..

Yea, we're all gonna return our c2d's..
    
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I mentioned that I hope they don't have this issue back when they were in the to be released stage and it won't be like they did in a previous design that was skuttled because it was so screwed up. Even though I despise Intel and mean no ill intent, I'm not a bit supprised by this It did have an exobitant amount of bugs in the pre release date, so again I'm not a bit supprised

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this is slightyly embarrassing for intel. Amd must be happy as it's recently them being embarrased on an almost daily basis.
Lets hope these bugs aren't that bad, as filthware coders are both good and evil at the same time and will be likely licking their lips at the thought of alot of possibly exploitable conroes out there. Operating systems get exploited everyday but it's easy to protect yourself(patch it or try another) but what the hell do you do if it your cpu? It's not like it's a viable option to switch to AMD at the moment.

Sucks for you guys with conroes lets hope nothing bad comes of this
    
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The only BSODs ive had was from my own OCing. In the overall scheme of things, this is not THAT bad.

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post #15 of 148
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I did, that's why I said they appear to be ok for graphics..

Yea, we're all gonna return our c2d's..
There are bug's in your CPU that can be exploited and affect your systems integrity, if that's not a good reason to return one I don't know what is.
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Hum. Let's hope this doesn't happen to AMD
What a coincidence when we ask AMD what they are doing they say fixing bugs. When we ask Intel they say they are finished. Looks like Intel slacked on the quality to try and quickly steal all the market. I know that large platforms for servers may be very much swain by this... Of course we all knew the Core 2 was buggy as hell but i never knew it was this serious...

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During a series of REP (repeat) store instructions a store may try to dispatch to memory prior to the actual completion of the instruction. This behavior depends on the execution order of the instructions, the timing of a speculative jump and the timing of an uncacheable memory store. […] When this erratum occurs, the processor may live lock and/or result in a system hang.
Holy crap i already know how to create a virus for that... Of course i would never but still they had to go and fix that one it would have been a serious AMD winner.
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I love how all the AMD fanboys jump all over this while:

1. I guarantee you can't explain the problem to me.
2. It's no big deal.
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post #18 of 148
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There are bug's in your CPU that can be exploited and affect your systems integrity, if that's not a good reason to return one I don't know what is.

You're right, I'm sooooooooo afraid that my system will be comprimised after ~ 1 year of flawless performance.

How 'bout your cpu performance blows.. Would that prompt you to return your cpu???
    
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You're right, I'm sooooooooo afraid that my system will be comprimised after ~ 1 year of flawless performance.

How 'bout your cpu performance blows.. Would that prompt you to return your cpu???

Yeah, I would

At the time it was the ****, and still is for everything I do with it
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I really hope that this isn't something big, because I'm about to buy an E6600......
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