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2-3 months of slowed SB sales and general hesitation will give Bulldozer that much more of an opening. Many people who would have gone ahead and bought SB will wait to see what sort of competition Bulldozer provides.

No one with any sense is saying this is more than a hiccup for Intel, or that AMD is going to magically grab a huge chunk of market share, but I have little doubt this will benefit AMD a decent bit.
OCN'ers have never been the type to "wait and see" about anything lol.

Im personally going to wait and see what asus has to say in terms of guaranteed replacement, if nothing, I will return this motherboard and run my p45 rig again for a while

Its not a matter of people having problems with their boards, its more about knowing there is a potential for problems with it. I for one don't plan on paying almost $300 for a motherboard and then roll to dice to see if I have a sata issue down the road.
Edited by rmp459 - 1/31/11 at 8:50am
    
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Well i just called the company building my PC because i just ordered the SB system friday, they are working with Asus and Intel to get the fix on the Motherboards they currently have so at least my system will ship with a fixed MB for the p67 chipset.
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So this affect every single 6 series board? How the heck do I get on the replacements list for my gigabyte board?
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Just showed up, freaking out!!
So is this a motherboard or chip problem? Or both?
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OCN'ers have never been the type to "wait and see" about anything lol.

Im personally going to wait and see what asus has to say in terms of guaranteed replacement, if nothing, I will return this motherboard and run my p45 rig again for a while

Its not a matter of people having problems with their boards, its more about knowing there is a potential for problems with it. I for one don't plan on paying almost $300 for a motherboard and then roll to dice to see if I have a sata issue down the road.
From one X58 user to a P67 user, I don't know about "never"

I'd hope Asus would be fine to work with for RMA, I like their gear too much for them not too.
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So this affect every single 6 series board? How the heck do I get on the replacements list for my gigabyte board?
It affects every p67 motherboard, the problem isn't in the CPU itself, it's on the motherboards. From what i gather both from the news article and Origin PC who is building mine, they'll have to start having people like yourself ship the Motherboards or entire PC back to Newegg or whoever built it and ship you a fixed MB which is a month away according to Asus, who knows about Gigabyte.
post #77 of 449
For those of you thinking intel is going to die from this... Get real, and for those who went from 1366 to SB I lol at you now..
post #78 of 449
It's a chipset problem, not CPU problem. I'll just wait for the recall
Edited by ilam3d - 1/31/11 at 9:05am
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So is this a motherboard or chip problem? Or both?
It is an issue with the 6X PCH on every SB board sold thus far. That is my understanding now that I have had my morning dose of caffeine.

This is the equivalent of Toyota using the same accelerator pedal in all their cars to save money and overhead-after all why have 20 different pedals for 20 different cars?....and having that one make and model pf pedals end up having a design flaw.
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Which by then, Intel would have released the x68 chipset along with the enthusiast model of the Sandy Bridge processor..
So?

My point is that less people would have bought SB than otherwise, meaning more people are in the market for an upgrade, meaning that they will have a choice.

If SB was issue free at this moment, there would be next to no reason for anyone who didn't already have an AM3 board to consider anything from AMD, and many people are not willing to wait 3-5 months.

By April, SB will recover, and x68 may just be getting out the door, but AMD will be right there with Bulldozer, instead of nothing.

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OCN'ers have never been the type to "wait and see" about anything lol.
Normally true, but when the alternative is to buy a potentially defective product, even many OCNers will wait. And after having waited a slightly longer wait to see what's coming up very shortly will be much more palatable.
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