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    News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Cougar Point controllers found to degrade SATA performance over time, but production of new silicon is already underway
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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Oh dear, retailers/etailers expect a avalanche of returns.

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Oh bugger.


    Wonder if it's worth me switching my drives to the two other controllers on the mb?
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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Sandy Bridge seems to be somewhat of a rushed launch.
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 31-01-2011 at 06:47 PM. Reason: Rushed post!


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Bit like that post ?
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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    There's not much detail anywhere on what exactly the problem is and what people like me who have shiny new sandy bridge processors should do

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    quite glad I avoided Sandy now.

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Oh FFS!!

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    I have a few pitchforks and (unlit) flaming torches spare if anyone fancies joining me to visit Intel HQ.

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Some info on scan's website about it
    http://www.scan.co.uk/shops/intel/news

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Why didn't I hold out for Bulldozer? I normally buy AMD, but figured I'd give Intel a go for a change. Can tell I'm going to regret it.

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Dear early adopters,



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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    AnandTech have an excellent analysis of this: http://www.anandtech.com/show/4142/i...-begins-recall

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Good on them for such swift action.. Sucks to be them right now though! That's a costly bug.

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
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    i was an early adopter for nehalem and they still run flawlessly till this day

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    Re: News - Intel halts shipments of 6-series chipsets after finding a flaw

    Meh, aidanjt is troll, do not feed.

    Intel suck - Gen 2 of their SSDs was fecked and now these new chipsets. Not impressed! Thankfully i've got two other controllers on board so I can switch easily enough. Hadn't noticed a problem at all at this point (in fact i've been very happy with my system since upgrading) and it does seem that it takes time to show up regardless.
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