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Is there much point keeping hold of the CPU? The revised mobos could take a while to reach the consumers, by which time a 2600K will probably be cheaper anyway?
sandy bridge just came out in market its not even one month old yet don't expect for price drop til year passed at least.

Asus better replace my mother board I'm not paying single Dime for shipping to them...
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Keep the CPU. Sandy Bridge itself is not defective. The chipset could be however. I would return the mobo and keep the CPU.
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sandy bridge just came out in market its not even one month old yet don't expect for price drop til year passed at least.

Asus better replace my mother board I'm not paying single Dime for shipping to them...
Ok guys I think I'll Return the board tomorrow, thanks for the advice.
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I'm not returning anything, I'll keep using my system happilly.

I already switched my 2 drives (DVD Burner & HDD) to the SATA 6Gbps ports.

???

Profit!
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I'm not returning anything, I'll keep using my system happilly.

I already switched my 2 drives (DVD Burner & HDD) to the SATA 6Gbps ports.

???

Profit!
Well some poeple do use more then four sata ports...
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Any idea as to when the corrected boards will be released ? I was gonna order my stuff on Friday
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Sounds like we will be waiting until sometime in March for replacments to start shipping.
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Intel stated they will start releasing the fixed versions in mid-february. All retailers should a good supply by March.
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I hope there won't be more weird screw ups... just imagine... a different screw up occurring after Intel fixes this one...

Grr... I want my mobo...!
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This sucks for me because I'm currently stuck with only a laptop. I had an i5 2500k rig sitting in my newegg shopping cart waiting on Friday. I guess I'll just grab a cheap AM3 mobo and a 965 Black for now, and upgrade when the smoke clears. Looks like my daughter is getting an upgrade this summer. I'm not paying an extra $100+ for a 1366 rig right now, as there is absolutely no point.
How do you think I feel... I been stuck on a 1.6 GHZ dual core laptop with Intel graphics for about 3 1/2 years now. I've been watching Sandy Bridge since like last Summer and waiting for my tax refund only for Intel to snatch their motherboards back up.

Oh well least my laptop can play Starcraft 1: Brood War from like 1998. LOLZ

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Man, I am glad I didn't buy SB...I was going to as well.
    
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