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"...there’s a chance (at least 5%) that during normal use some of the 3Gbps ports will stop working over the course of 3 years. The longer you use the ports, the higher that percentage will be. If you fall into this category, chances are your motherboard manufacturer will set up some sort of an exchange where you get a fixed board. The motherboard manufacturer could simply desolder your 6-series chipset and replace it with a newer stepping if it wanted to be frugal."

This is something Intel found themselves, not something that came from users boards failing. Wouldn't hit the panic button yet myself.
Edited by alancsalt - 2/1/11 at 12:24am
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Think i'll wait until March or April before turning my motherboard in. On the other side i think i'm gonna upgrade to a new chipset before i see this problem coming. Not a big deal for those who upgrades every year or so
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Some people ask, why is Intel putting a halt on 1155 CPUs, well since it's Intel's fault regarding their mobos it's natural to put a halt to the CPUs until the mobo problem is fixed. No point buying CPUs when mobos aren't available.

But I'm sure many intelligent people on this fourm figured that out already.
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They are not halting production of cpu AFAIK. I cannot find that on any tech site.

It is only motherboards, and not for long. It only requires a small change in the manufacturing process to rectify.

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The Sandy Bridge microprocessor is unaffected and no other products are affected by this issue.

All 6-series “Cougar Point” chipsets, including H67 and P67, are affected. The issue is a hardware design problem that causes high number of bit errors eventually device disconnection. The problem only affects the four 3Gbps SATA ports with the two 6Gbps ports unaffected. According to Intel, data on connected devices will be safe.
It is motherboard chipsets for sata, not processors.
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When did OCN become such a hostile place?

This is all the more reason for my file server build to go-ahead. Keeping all my important data on my trusty P55 board.
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They are not halting production of cpu AFAIK. I cannot find that on any tech site.
They have stopped selling on Ebuyer.com both motherboards and Processors

http://www.ebuyer.com/store/Componen...ocessors-Intel

Usually 1155 sandy bridge will be on the left.
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When did OCN become such a hostile place?

This is all the more reason for my file server build to go-ahead. Keeping all my important data on my trusty P55 board.
Yea I run a file server on an old p35 board. It is rock solid still after all these years.

It became a hostile place when the average age dropped to 17.5. It's just the new way kid's act. Always have to try to 1up the person next to them regardless of how dumb they look doing it. Nevermind the fact that the majority of us joined the site because we are "enthusiasts" and want to share and gain knowledge.
    
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It became a hostile place when the average age dropped to 17.5. It's just the new way kid's act. Always have to try to 1up the person next to them regardless of how dumb they look doing it. Nevermind the fact that the majority of us joined the site because we are "enthusiasts" and want to share and gain knowledge.
I hear that!

It's a shame really but that's life.
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I hear that!

It's a shame really but that's life.
Most of the havoc in this thread was caused by ONE GUY (session_user, ban him IMHO, he contributes nothing to this forum whatsoever but hate). After he lit the fire, only a few of the immature 1366 guys had to chime in due to their e-peen being deflated by 1155/Sandy. The AMD guys have shown some real class by not acting like some of these 1366 guys. What happened with the chipsets is not good for this hobby/industry of ours and should not be celebrated. Think about the kid on the verge of getting a new system. He reads about this Sandy Bridge crap and decides to buy a Mac. Ugh!
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Think about the kid on the verge of getting a new system. He reads about this Sandy Bridge crap and decides to buy a Mac. Ugh!
The HORROR!
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