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http://www.anandtech.com/show/4146/g...cement-program

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1) Gigabyte has stopped shipment to and recalled any unsold 6-series B2 motherboards from distributors and dealers.

2) Any Gigabyte 6-series B2 motherboards that have already been sold will be accepted back for replacement with a B3 board, regardless of condition. I asked Gigabyte if this meant that non-working boards could also be returned, Gigabyte said yes - all eligible 6-series models with B2 stepping chipsets will be accepted back.

Elligible Gigabyte 6-series Motherboards:

GA-P67A-UD3 GA-P67A-UD3P GA-P67A-UD4 GA-P67A-UD5 GA-P67A-UD7
GA-H67MA-D2H GA-H67MA-UD2H GA-H67A-UD3H GA-H67M-D2 GA-H67M-UD2H

3) Gigabyte says that it should have 6-series B3 chipsets in April.

4) The replacement program will happen at the dealer/distributor level. You will have to exchange your board at the location you purchased it from.

5) Customers can either exchange their board (you'll have to wait until April for this to happen) or you can get a full refund sooner (immediately?). Gigabyte recommends going the refund route as that gives you more flexibility for what you want to do next.

6) The replacement board you get will be a brand new motherboard based on the B3 chipset. Gigabyte isn’t ready to disclose if there will be any new design features to these boards as well.

7) The cost of the product exchange will be handled by Intel and Gigabyte (presumably Intel is footing the entire bill).
Glad they have 'bit the bullet' and are being a man about the situation – I own an ASUS P67 Pro and am hopefully ASUS will follow suit, the idea about allow users to continue to use the product (until new MBs are availiable) or have the option to refund now shows great flexibility.
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donno if this is suppose to go under news or not?
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nah idk, i liek the refund aspect but i didn't buy my board, hopfully they will just replace mine through RMA.
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So come April, I can just call up Amazon and tell them I want my UD3P replaced with the new'er revision board?
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So come April, I can just call up Amazon and tell them I want my UD3P replaced with the new'er revision board?
As far as I know, both ASUS and Gigabyte are replacing all Sandy boards when the new ones arrive, no questions asked.
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i did read that if you only use SATA6G to not RMA, that is what GB said, so i don't think they will release a new revision, if they do tho i am going to RMA.
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Impossible to RMA to eBay sellers. This is a bad idea.
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well no you can RMA directly to them, they just didn't want to say it.
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post #9 of 9
i called gigabyte turkey and online seller. they dont have idea whats p67 chipset.
i said p67 chipset intel design error, refund replace.. and customer support ask me whats problem...?
i want my money back now!
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