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post #11 of 31
Wrath is already 20 months old.
I have no intent to replace it until 2014, and I only plan to retire it in 2018
Do you think I would be pissed if my chipset's SATA ports started to degrade?
IMO, the people at Intel are doing it right.
 
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Because they have integrity.

I respect that.
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post #13 of 31
Intel announced it to protect reputation and to prevent lawsuits and crazy amounts of bad press (i.e. reputation) WHEN someone discovers it.
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post #14 of 31
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Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
Because they have integrity.

I respect that.
Knowing the history of Intel, it has very very little to do with integrity.
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Originally Posted by LiFTed View Post
Are you seriously suggesting a big corporation should rest on its laurels and just 'assume' that everyone is going to replace their computer in 3 years? I'm glad you don't run Intel.
No I'm not hence the "Now don't get me wrong it was every nice of Intel to announce the problem but it doesn't make sense for them to do so." I merely find it surprising that a large corporation like Intel would do something like this rather than disregard their customers and covering it up/ignoring it. This I'd say is a very honest and impressive thing that Intel has done, unless of course this is just a byproduct of them fearing the wrath of lawsuits as others have mentioned. Oh well even if that was it we still win eh?
Edited by shuojinz - 2/9/11 at 10:10pm
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post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
Some people can't afford the risk for any data loss.
This. Imagine having the P67 chipsets in a environment where data integrity was paramount. If a chipset started to fail and corrupted critical data, someone would be in a world of hurt from lawsuits.
 
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post #17 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by LiFTed View Post
Are you seriously suggesting a big corporation should rest on its laurels and just 'assume' that everyone is going to replace their computer in 3 years? I'm glad you don't run Intel.
Yeah I totally agree, hopefully he will never be in charge of anything important!


It is just common sense that if u have messed something up, u should tell about it to them who will be using the thing.

"Ooh shoot, we forgot to install the airbags into all our cars, well, best not to say anything, people die regardless sometime..."
Do u really think that the carmaker should just sweep that kind of issue under the rug, just to save some money?

Yeah, my example is a bit too extreme, but the principle is the same.
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Yeah I totally agree, hopefully he will never be in charge of anything important!


It is just common sense that if u have messed something up, u should tell about it to them who will be using the thing.

"Ooh shoot, we forgot to install the airbags into all our cars, well, best not to say anything, people die regardless sometime..."
Do u really think that the carmaker should just sweep that kind of issue under the rug, just to save some money?

Yeah, my example is a bit too extreme, but the principle is the same.
I think you have misunderstood me. Look, I wish no misfortune upon others, it's just that I'm surprised by the responsible acts and good ethics of Intel, this is just not what I would expect from them or any major corporations out there.
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I think you have misunderstood me. Look, I wish no misfortune upon others, it's just that I'm surprised by the responsible acts and good ethics of Intel, this is just not what I would expect from them or any major corporations out there.
plus the possibility of data corruption can piss of a LOT of people and have a classaction lawsuit against them.
 
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so this motherboard issue can actually corrupt/delete data stored on your hard drive? i thought it would just not allow you to get to it...
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