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How is this not considered trolling/spam?
    
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And more importantly how can you call 1366 Dads socket when Mom's socket is faster?
Dad trapped in closet?
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And more importantly how can you call 1366 Dads socket when Mom's socket is faster?
Dad trapped in closet?
Because, that Black Logo in CPU-Z adds about 2000% increased performance. Much like having a racing stripe on your car, it adds like 1000 base horsepower.
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Awesome, that's why I bought an Asus... Advanced Replacement is amazing
That is awesome, big Asus fan.

Do they have fixed motherboards ready to be delivered? Well I guess it won't matter for you since you can just wait until Asus gets the new motherboards in and then ship your board out. Still would be a bit of hassle to uninstall/reinstall I think...especially if you are on water.
    
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Because, that Black Logo in CPU-Z adds about 2000% increased performance. Much like having a racing stripe on your car, it adds like 1000 base horsepower.
I have two racing stripes on my manhood.
    
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Maybe his mum's Paula Radcliffe.
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That is awesome, big Asus fan.

Do they have fixed motherboards ready to be delivered? Well I guess it won't matter for you since you can just wait until Asus gets the new motherboards in and then ship your board out. Still would be a bit of hassle to uninstall/reinstall I think...especially if you are on water.

An hour or two of downtime really isn't much.
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Because in the beginning, it did actually have some useful information.
The thread has lately become the haunt of all the Sandy Bridge haters and those who are just plain green with envy at those who have got it.

Let's just be clear here shall we? The inbuilt DRM only affects one or two movie sites that use it, the killswitch isn't really an issue either, and oh dear, there's a fault in the chipset, oh my, how will the earth continue to spin? Did I overdo the irony on that last point? Probably.
The chipset fault affects up to 15% of users over a 3 year time-frame, less with lighter use, Intel has already issued the recall and will ship replacement chips to the motherboard makers ASAP. People with the affected boards will get them replaced well before the problem rears its' ugly head. The only real downside to it is the hassle of knowing you will have to rip out your mobo sooner or later. Big deal.

I'm an AMD user, and I call this entire thread a non-issue, anyone want to disagree?
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I have two racing stripes on my manhood.
Are they brown stripes?
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Are they brown stripes?
Indeed, AMD is good about it though.
    
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