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OK, so my UD7 arrives tomorrow from Superbiiz. Three options:
  1. Accept the board, but return it unopened for a refund.
  2. Refuse the shipment and file a claim with the CC company.
  3. Use the board and get it replaced later

The first choice may cost me the 15% restocking fee. Ouch. Maybe it falls under defective merchandise?

The second choice sounds like a mean thing to do. I mean it's not the retailer's fault that Intel screwed up.

The third choice sounds most reasonable, but I'm afraid that I'll have to prove that the problem affects me.

What should I do?
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I will keep my X58 for another gen now.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by valvehead View Post
OK, so my UD7 arrives tomorrow from Superbiiz. Three options:
  1. Accept the board, but return it unopened for a refund.
  2. Refuse the shipment and file a claim with the CC company.
  3. Use the board and get it replaced later

The first choice may cost me the 15% restocking fee. Ouch. Maybe it falls under defective merchandise?

The second choice sounds like a mean thing to do. I mean it's not the retailer's fault that Intel screwed up.
You will not have to prove it affects you, The motherboard manufacturer will KNOW you are affected... The RMA will go off without a hitch.

The third choice sounds most reasonable, but I'm afraid that I'll have to prove that the problem affects me.

What should I do?
Option 1 or 3.. It DOES fall under defective merchandise..

I would/am going with Option 3. This doesn't seem to be an immediate problem. Intel recommends users continue to use your systems until a permanent fix is in place.
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Originally Posted by valvehead View Post
OK, so my UD7 arrives tomorrow from Superbiiz. Three options:
  1. Accept the board, but return it unopened for a refund.
  2. Refuse the shipment and file a claim with the CC company.
  3. Use the board and get it replaced later

The first choice may cost me the 15% restocking fee. Ouch. Maybe it falls under defective merchandise?

The second choice sounds like a mean thing to do. I mean it's not the retailer's fault that Intel screwed up.

The third choice sounds most reasonable, but I'm afraid that I'll have to prove that the problem affects me.

What should I do?
Option #1. The retailer would have to take it back. It is under recall and considered DOA.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
Option 1 or 3.. It DOES fall under defective merchandise..

I would/am going with Option 3. This doesn't seem to be an immediate problem. Intel recommends users continue to use your systems until a permanent fix is in place.
Of course they would say that. Imagine if they caused panic for users. Personally I would have some sort of redundant backup in place, just in case things go south before. That is unless this is just a gaming rig in which case who cares really.
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Intel's TLB Errata.
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Doesn't really seem to be an issue. If there is a problem, they will replace it. Sounds stupid the people laughing and bragging about how thats why they dint buy stuff at release. Intel fixes it, you pop out your old cpu, pop in the new one, simple.
Quote:
The CPU's are fine. It's the motherboards that will have a problem.
But from reading the article, I believe its the cpu that will be replaced, no?

Just boards, I see.
Edited by Chuckclc - 1/31/11 at 10:10am
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What should I do?
I definitely know what I'm about to do this evening...Taking this BioStar back to the store

Usually I would wait for a few months to buy new hardware after it's released...this is definitely a sign telling me to be more patient & wait. Guess I'll exchange my BioStar (soooo glad I did not open the anti-static bag w/ mobo ) for a i5 2500K & chill out until early April just to be on the safe side
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Yes, they are so important to me for my daily work and entertainment ...fun fact, you do not get paid to run SuperPI all day nor does it improve your lifestyle It does however corrupt your data

But by your lack of comprehension into the sarcastic statement I originally made I would say you do not get paid at all, for doing anything.

It was rushed to market, period. But you can keep crying yourself to sleep thinking that things are different.

They should have waited until Q2 with SB, but they wanted people to buy into the hype and beat out Bulldozer so this is what they get.
I said the exact same thing...well i just did the evil guy laugh and i got mobbed by intel owners....
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Amd+1
Edited by Phoenixlight - 1/31/11 at 11:11am
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Quote:
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Does this affect all the P67 boards (Asus, GB, etc..)? What about other SATA ports/controllers, Marvell?
It affects all boards but may not appear if you are using the marvell controller. I don't know why you would though.
    
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