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post #31 of 52
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The SATA II (3Gbps) port controller has a flaw which may allow 5-15% of those chips to degrade at an accelerated rate.

To the rest of the posters in this thread...I just pull the trigger on an AsRock Extreme6
post #32 of 52
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Originally Posted by mike44njdevils View Post
The SATA II (3Gbps) port controller has a flaw which may allow 5-15% of those chips to degrade at an accelerated rate.

To the rest of the posters in this thread...I just pull the trigger on an AsRock Extreme6
Awesome! SB is a folding beast.
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Well, I would be mad too if I got a 970 and to find out that a $300 dollar chip is kicking my ass lol
post #34 of 52
Well I just shut down my computer for a min and moved my sata cables to the sata 6 gb/s ports. Problem solved. Keep on folding!
Edited by Desert Rat - 1/31/11 at 2:52pm
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post #35 of 52
Buy quickly on amazon and do this if you plan on upgrading in the next year or so.

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Here's what I'm going to do:

1. Run my SSD and HDD on SATA6 ports 0 & 1.
2. Run my DVD-RW on SATA3 Port 2.
3. Keep the Marvell 6G turned off (it sucks).
4. When I upgrade to Ivy Bridge in a year, send in the board to ASUS for a new one, then sell it as a BRAND NEW board.


This scenario is perfect for me. I suggest many of you consider something similar before you panic and jump off the Sandy bullet train!
post #36 of 52
I'm keeping mine in, I will however RMA my board back to MSI when the recall happens.
post #37 of 52
Why not wait a little bit for EVGA since they will probably release it without the defect or grab the one you wanted now and make sure to have your data backed up if worse comes to worse.
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I have over 2Tb worth of data.
post #39 of 52
IMO I would just return the CPU. Save money and then buy it again when everything will be on sale.
     
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I have over 2Tb worth of data.
Do you access 2tb of data on a daily basis? I am sure you can hold out for a while till more news comes out on the situation.
Its not like your chipset is going to die on you in the next few days, it took 6 months before it showed up with Intel.
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