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how is it this only got noticed after the products shipped though?
Because sometimes things don't get noticed until after products have shipped? If 100% of production errors were noticed prior to shipping, we'd live in a far more reliable world... but we don't.

Stuff happens.
post #32 of 35
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Because sometimes things don't get noticed until after products have shipped? If 100% of production errors were noticed prior to shipping, we'd live in a far more reliable world... but we don't.

Stuff happens.
fair enough - i'm just asking as to why and how, because Intel tend to be pretty good at preventing this kind of thing.

they must be slightly upset. $700 million isn't a small chunk of change
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People at AMD would be soo happy.
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Will that take into account any lost consumer confidence?
Why should there be any loss in consumer confidence? Intel handled this by the book. Unlike when Nvidia screwed up in the mobile GPU market and they tried to bury their head under the sand.
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This is purely speculation,but I would not be surprised at all if some at Intel knew about this way ahead of time.
And praytell, why would Intel know about this and then proceed to ship units? Knowing, if you are indeed right, it would cost over $1bn?
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how is it this only got noticed after the products shipped though?
Because the degredation isn't instant and occures over time, hense the 15% failure rate and not 100%. The boards passed the first lines of QA and Intel continues testing as per policy, and discovered this flaw. Like Duckie said, stuff happens.
    
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If it's not a recall then how do they propose to fix the issue? When I receive my board I will probably be sending it back straight away (or after the recall) in order to never experience this problem instead of waiting to experience this problem.
    
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