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"False" yourself. You must have a retail copy then, because with OEM you have NO Microsoft support. I was talking about OEM copies only, which mean when you switch a motherboard with an OEM licensed Win7 copy, you'll have to buy another OS license, and calling M$ won't help you. The only exceptions I'm aware of with this is with an Enterprise/Business licenses (these aren't for sale on retail AFAIK) and educational re-sellers (Windows 7 copies sold/given away by Universities/Colleges and other student support authorities, which can let you off with an extra license if you explain your situation to them, only because they pay through the roof prices for a near unlimited amount of licenses) which I doubt many people on OCN have.
I have called in and activated multiple times with my OEM Copy of 7 Home Premium. This has never been an issue.
    
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dont know what with asus but GB gives you a new mobo replacement when the new chip come out

check up what asus are doing.... they might be doing the same thing...
If you bought through Newegg, they're handling all returns on the boards they sold. Much easier than going through the manufacturer imo.

From an e-mail they sent me:
"As always, Newegg remains 100% committed to our customers' total satisfaction. In keeping with our commitment to our customers, we are extending the return period for your motherboard by 90 days or until replacements become available from the manufacturer, whichever is greater. Intel expects to have a new revision of the P67 & H67 chipsets out around April, at which point first-run motherboards with this issue will need to be physically replaced in affected systems."
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Microcenter is too. I have another thread showing their response.
 
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One of the biggest distributors in belgium already started selling the mobos again, once the new mobos get released you can just go back to ur shop and get a new mobo and the other one gets a creditnote.

so im really gonna build my SB rig now

All alternate stores started to sell the mobos aswell
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Yea I was planning on purchasing my i5-2500K build wednesday...but now most definiately will not. Time to rebuild with either the i7-950 or go AMD.

Nooooo, not AMD
    
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950! 950!
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Me and my mate Jacob said that something like this is going to happen !
LMAO, Suck it Up sandy fan boys .
I will laugh so bad if after the new release of sandy bridge is going to be messed up to !
Hey Vlad! TBH I believe that is trolling, but what I do not believe in indestructible silicone 32 nm that can take 1.5v 24/7! I wouldn't put that much through my 45nm that I don't value much!

Sandy Bridge owners I have no proof of this but common sense would lead me to believe that 1.5v IS TOO MUCH! When all your chips blow up in 1 or 2 months don't say I didn't warn you!
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Hey Vlad! TBH I believe that is trolling, but what I do not believe in indestructible silicone 32 nm that can take 1.5v 24/7! I wouldn't put that much through my 45nm that I don't value much!

Sandy Bridge owners I have no proof of this but common sense would lead me to believe that 1.5v IS TOO MUCH! When all your chips blow up in 1 or 2 months don't say I didn't warn you!
But who cares about the die size... just because it is smaller doesn't mean it must use less voltage than a bigger die.

For example the Q9650 is a 45nm yet it's max voltage is supposed to be around 1.36 which is even low for Sandy Bridge.

Technology is constantly advancing and evolving... so who knows maybe they figured out how to make the components stronger and be able to take more voltage thus yielding a new chip that sported a die shrink as well as a voltage bump.
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Hey Vlad! TBH I believe that is trolling, but what I do not believe in indestructible silicone 32 nm that can take 1.5v 24/7! I wouldn't put that much through my 45nm that I don't value much!

Sandy Bridge owners I have no proof of this but common sense would lead me to believe that 1.5v IS TOO MUCH! When all your chips blow up in 1 or 2 months don't say I didn't warn you!
Says the one who's pushing 1.42v through a 1.36v processor
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Hurry up Intel! I want my new laptop LOL
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