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5% chance it 3gb/s ports will stop working after 3 years. For me this is no problem since I can just use ports 0 and 1. And who the hell keeps a mother board for more than 3 years around here anyways.
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post #422 of 608
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I really don't see what the big deal is.

I have 4 perfectly usable SATA ports that will not degrade and the option somewhere down the road to RMA the board (when I am ready to sell it) and get a new replacement from Asus.
It took them a month to find out their first defect...
Lets see.. how many more in the coming weeks/months...
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It took them a month to find out their first defect...
Lets see.. how many more in the coming weeks/months...
This guy is definitely not a "glass is half full" kind of person...
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This guy is definitely not a "glass is half full" kind of person...
I am just pissed..
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I am just pissed..
+1 I am a little pissed too.

I am still wondering how Intel did not catch this before the release. They had engineering samples for months.
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oh boy, we get a whole other round then
moderators movin threads..lol

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+1 I am a little pissed too.

I am still wondering how Intel did not catch this before the release. They had engineering samples for months.
because it is only 15% of boards, and they didn't have one of that 15%
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+1 I am a little pissed too.

I am still wondering how Intel did not catch this before the release. They had engineering samples for months.
Because it's a slow failure that happens over a matter of years. They could only verify the problem by cranking up the ICH voltage in order to simulate long-term stress. It would be otherwise undetectable in this short time span.

Read here.
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And is what I find extremely funny about this....

http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...dy-bridge.html

This is why you dont buy things as soon as they come out...
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Yeah, except its a minor issue whereas you spent more for your mobo and cpu and got 20-30% less performance.

Good call bro.
    
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