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Most likely.... companies will desolder the bad chipsets, add on the new one, and sell as refurb. The bad chips will just be tossed.


Everyone hold out for mass volumes of P67 refurbs over the summer!
That would be on the actual manufacturer's site if that happens right? Or will they still ship those to distributors for retail?
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You are so trusting of Intel.
Why are you assuming they're lying?

There's no indication otherwise at this point.
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Alright, some of this harshness toward intel has to stop now.

Intel found out and informed EVERYBODY ASAP.

Manufacturers who bought the chipset should be issuing instructions on what to do next.

YOUR SANDYBRIDGE CHIP WILL WORK. Your SATA 2 ports do not.

IF YOU VALUE YOUR DATA, then you should RMA at the soonest possible time; that is, if you do not have the sata slots to accomodate all your drives.

LOST DATA IS NOT THE FAULT OF INTEL, or any manufacturer who supplies Intel products, especially if you don't heed instructions to RMA, or use alternate ports.

READ THE ENTIRE POST or GOOGLE IT, because many of you don't know what this means, or who/what it affects.

This thread is borderline closed due to trolling.

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Glad i didn't hop on the SB train yet..
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I'm not really surprise! Every company will have a major problem sooner or later. AMD had theirs, not it's Intel. Who knows what company will be next! Best wishes to Intel in getting back up! And their users!
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Originally Posted by soldierblue View Post
Why are you assuming they're lying?

There's no indication otherwise at this point.
Intel's PR department is on damage control. They are a publicly traded company after all. They do not want their stock prices to fall any further.

As far as we know, the failure rates are just projections. They can be much higher in the real world if Intel is already seeing failures within a few weeks.

Always take PR spin with a huge grain of salt.
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Glad i didn't hop on the SB train yet..
Same, I was just about to buy the parts on Wednesday.
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Intel's PR department is on damage control. They are a publicly traded company after all. They do not want their stock prices to fall any further.

As far as we know, the failure rates are just projections. They can be much higher in the real world if Intel is already seeing failures within a few weeks.

Always take PR spin with a huge grain of salt.
Well that's the thing they have had these chips for much much longer than a few weeks.. Not sure what my point is, Just an observation.
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I'll be getting a replacement mobo as soon as MSI come out with their plans.
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Damn thats why my SB was being delayed . Called my retailer and he kept saying that Intel is delaying the 2600k and that it should arrive the next week, FOR 2 WEEKS STRAIGHT!!

And since i will leave this rig cpu+mobo+ram bundle to my mother in 18months since she does interior design and Photoshops most of the time. I can't have bad sata ports, and i can't wait for a damn pc anymore
Now ordered i7 950+X58 Sabertooth.
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