Intel Sandy Bridge Chip Flaw Hits

Discussion in 'Processors and motherboards Intel' started by Octavean, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Octavean

    Octavean Maha Guru

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    Intel Series 6 Chipset Flaw Discovered

    INTC Halted; Chip Flaw Hits Gross Margin; Raises Q1, Year View

    http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2011/01/31/intel-shares-halted-for-news/?mod=yahoobarrons
     
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  2. nhlkoho

    nhlkoho Ancient Guru

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    In the text you quoted, it says Sandy Bridge is unaffected in the very last sentence.
    Fix your thread title.
     
  3. campb292

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    I read the official release. I would change the thread to title to "Intel 6 series chipset flaw discovered". SB is the cpu, CP is the chipset. You can't have one without the other yet though... One of those early adopter bewares.
     
  4. Octavean

    Octavean Maha Guru

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    That's good I like that one.

    Still no one else seems to be covering this story yet so I don't know how true it is.

    If it is though that would mean a motherboard recall from all manufacturers wouldn't it?
     

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  6. Octavean

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    It would be nice if they said it was only the H67 chipsets,......:)
     
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  8. cowie

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    how you doing that?
    like mb cpu ram the whole shabang?

    hmmmm thats what i might do lol
     
  9. Octavean

    Octavean Maha Guru

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    If intel stock went down a little because of this it might be a good idea to buy some stock now. When it starts going up again sell, sell, sell,.... :)

    I don't mind returning my ASUS P8P67 Pro if I can make a buck or two off of the stock. I could make enough for the new intel hardware to be free,...or more,...LOL
     
  10. solofly

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    Yep the whole thing. Can't do anything with a CPU if I don't have a mobo to put it in. They said volume shipments by April so Im' gonna wait...
     

  11. PhazeDelta1

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    "may degrade over time" keyword being MAY. that doesn't necessarily mean it will happen at all. just better to be safe than sorry i guess
     
  12. cowie

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    well then me too!
    its going to be a tough two weeks for the stuff i just got... unless its a good chip he he
     
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  14. Octavean

    Octavean Maha Guru

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    I bought my Core i5 2500k and ASUS P8P67 Pro in a combo deal from Microcenter. So if I were returning I guess it would be EZ to return them both.

    I wonder when they are going to stop selling these boards?
     
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  15. ivan.winata

    ivan.winata Master Guru

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    O hell.... Its covered in the waranty anyway isn't it?
    Can I just use it until the new revision come and then return it?
     

  16. PhazeDelta1

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    i dont see why you couldnt . maybe give whoever you got your stuff from a call and find out from them
     
  17. ---TK---

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    Wow glad I waited on building a new rig
     
  18. cowie

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    its only been a month that they were out so how long could they have tested it?
    What would be better is if they said "it blow your sit up man!!!" :nerd:
     
  19. fasteddy

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    The tech guy I spoke to (at my retailer - scan UK) just got off the phone to someone at Intel.... he said most users won't be affected for the life of the board (whatever that means).
    So I doubt it'll be exploding anytime soon... just use it and enjoy it as you have been doing!
     
  20. Reita

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    Here's the official Intel Press Release: Intel Identifies Chipset Design Error, Implementing Solution

    So yes, it's very true.
     

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