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lol @ premise of thread
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People on both sides are reacting with favoritism over logic.

Until this issue is fixed, it would be foolish to get a SB setup unless you were confident you could do without the affected SATA ports, or were willing to pull their board and wait for an exchange later.

For those who already have SB, you've been dealt a bad hand, but there are numerous work arounds (use other ports, or on-board 3rd part controllers) that should keep things from being more than an annoyance.

And that is the bottom line.

All this other crap is pure emotion and doesn't have jack to do with squat. There is no denying that Sandy Bridge is the superior architecture for the vast majority of consumer applications. There is equally no point in fussing about LGA-1366 being slower for the dollar. Just because something better comes along does not mean that your current hardware magically becomes worse than it was. It's all going to change again in a few months, then again in 6-9 months after that, then again, and again. It's progress, it's been happening, and will continue to happen. No need to scorn it, and no need to rush to keep up with it. Just get what you need when you need it, and don't worry.
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