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everybody should back up their important data now before anything goes bad...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LethalRise750 View Post
Grey = P67 SATA 6Gbps Ports, these use a separate controller from the actual chipset.
Dark Blue = Marvel SATA 6Gbps, these use a separate chip on the motherboard.
Light Blue = SATA 3Gbps Controller, which is also separately connected to the P67 Chipset.

The Grey and Dark Blue ones are perfectly fine and are safe to operate. The Light Blue SATA 3Gbps have the flaw with the low grade metal layers that degrade over time of extended usage. (In approximately 3 years 5% of the boards made now may have their SATA 3Gbps Ports failing.)

So, As long as you DO NOT use the SATA 3Gbps Ports(Grey ones), you will/should have no issue.
Good advice
Edited by 2010rig - 2/1/11 at 1:52pm
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