Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Fort Lauderdale
that notebookcheck article is a bit weird as well.
but the main take away is -
"Lenovo remains quiet about the reason for the failures, but the list of affected ThinkPad laptops leaves only one logical explanation: Only ThinkPads with Thunderbolt Controllers are affected, so the Intel Thunderbolt Controllers seem to the cause of these issues."
firmware has been issued to prevent, but there's no fix aside from new board if you've fallen victim.
IE: the ports are nuking themselves.
R.I.P. Zawarudo, may you OC angels' wings in heaven.
If something appears too good to be true, it probably is.
Best R0ach Quote of all time : TLDR: Haswell might be the last legit gaming platform unless mice get their own non-USB interface on some newer architecture.