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Subject: Motherboards | February 8, 2011 - 11:23 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ASUS has finalized initial internal discussions outlining our strategy and process to fully support our customers for the replacement or refund of products containing the affected Intel 6 Series support chipset. In addition, we have created a dedicated website that outlines our response, describes options for the return or refund of products and a workaround solution for current owners of these products.
Subject: Motherboards | February 7, 2011 - 04:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 – On January 31, 2011, Intel disclosed a design issue with a support chip, the Intel 6 Series Chipset that has the potential to impact certain PC system configurations. Intel subsequently initiated extensive discussions with computer makers about this topic. Both Intel and its customers are focused on delivering the highest quality PC systems based on Intel 2nd Generation Core Processors.
MSI North America Responds to Intel 6 Series Chipset Issue With Replacement or Upgrades for Affected
Subject: Motherboards | February 3, 2011 - 06:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Feb. 3, 2011 – MSI Computer Corp., a
leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions,
today announced that it has stopped shipments in North America of
Sandy Bridge products following Intel’s announcement of a design issue
in the recently released Intel® 6 Series chipset.
Subject: Motherboards | February 3, 2011 - 03:21 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY has received an official announcement from Intel
indicating the Intel 6-Series chipset design error and has implemented
a silicon fix. Please see this link for more information:
As the No.1 motherboard manufacturer, GIGABYTE will make its best
effort to recall boards that were built on the mentioned chipsets from
our distributors with minimum disruptions.
Subject: Motherboards | February 3, 2011 - 02:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fremont, U.S.A, Feb.
Subject: Motherboards | January 31, 2011 - 12:00 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Subject: Motherboards | January 27, 2011 - 04:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AnandTech has found two SandyBridge boards for under $200, the ASUS P8P67 Pro and the Gigabyte P67A-UD4. The ASUS board sports an implementation of UEFI while the Gigabyte uses a modified BIOS to handle large capacity drives. The ASUS board also packs on overclocking features and a USB 3.0 bracket, making the
Subject: Motherboards | January 14, 2011 - 03:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Report examines the new P67 Express
chipset which sports 6Gbps Serial ATA ports and full-speed PCI Express 2.0 lanes. This makes it very competitive against AMD's boards which have sported both those features for a while now. Their testing showed better transfer performance over the SATA channel than AMD's 890GX chipset and a significant jump from the P55 chipset, when connected to a PCIe RAID card. Also of note was the CPU utilization, which was much higher on the AMD platform.
Subject: Motherboards | January 13, 2011 - 12:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, Jan 12th, 2011 – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is delighted to introduce the latest
Intel® based mini-ITX motherboard – ECS H67H2-I motherboard, designing to support the 2nd generation
Intel® Core processors and redefining home theater PC of the new era.
Mini but Mighty
Subject: Motherboards | January 11, 2011 - 03:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, Jan, 2011 – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) introduces the latest Intel® based motherboard –ECS Black Deluxe H67H2-M motherboard is powered by Intel® H67 express chipset, supporting the 2nd generation Intel® Core processor family and featuring ECS special design for 3D home theater.
Impressive Gaming Power
Subject: Motherboards | January 10, 2011 - 05:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
City of Industry, USA – January 10, 2011 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions, today at a press event at CES announced their latest line of dedicated gaming motherbKiller series, consisting of the G1.Assassin, G1.Sniper and G1.Guerrilla.
Subject: Motherboards | January 10, 2011 - 02:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You are going to see a lot of P67 chipset based board reviews over the next quarter as each motherboard maker is planning on releasing a lot of variants, some numbering several dozen when you include specialized OEM boards. Choice is not a bad thing but you are going to want to research the various choices carefully and not let yourself get overwhelmed by the model numbers. One solid choice is the ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution
which combines the P67 chipset with the NF200 bridge chip which will allow properly support for Quad CrossFireX as well as 3-way and 2-way SLI.
Subject: Motherboards | January 5, 2011 - 03:52 AM | Ryan Shrout
MSI held a press conference on Tuesday night that showcased new Sandy Bridge notebooks as well as the company's motherboards based on the P67 and H67 chipsets. The stars of the party though were the new P67-based Big Bang Marshal motherboard with no less than eight (8!!) x16 PCIe slots! They didn't want to tell us what chips were at work to create all of these lanes of traffic - can't help but wonder if this is NVIDIA nForce 200 magic or something new and potentially more interesting.
Subject: Motherboards | January 5, 2011 - 02:37 AM | Josh Walrath
In a press conference centered around the Intel Sandy Bridge and the supporting desktop motherboard and notebooks that MSI is introducing, we caught sight of a slightly hidden motherboard. There really hasn't been a whole lot from AMD about the upcoming AM3+ socket architecture, but today was the first sight of a high end 990FX motherboard from MSI.
Subject: Motherboards | December 9, 2010 - 05:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Manufacturers certainly are proud of the new P67 and H67 motherboards that will house the new Sandy Bridge CPUs, when they finally arrive. We have seen previews of boards every major manufacturer, which may not give us much in the way of hard benchmarks but do give us a very good idea of the features they will sport. You can get teased over at PC Stats as they preview one of Gigabyte's soon to be released P67 boards.
Subject: Motherboards | December 2, 2010 - 02:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you haven't had a chance to peek at an H67 powered Sandy Bridge motherboard, then take a moment to head to PC Stats. They give a run down of what features this new chipset will sport but unfortunately no one is allowed to release Sandy Bridge results so this is not a true review. You will get an idea of what part of the next generation of Intel motherboards will be like.
Subject: Motherboards | November 25, 2010 - 01:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
When it comes to Intel boards, the ASUS ROG series provides with their new ASUS Rampage III Formula. As we are all quite familiar with the capabilities of the X58 chipset, there are new features to draw people towards one implementation over another. In this case ASUS has gone for a long list of features, some of the newer ones include ROG Connect, Probe IT to help check voltages, a hybrid PWM configuration and dual BIOS ROMs you can swi
Subject: Motherboards | November 18, 2010 - 05:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ASUS has extended their Republic of Gamers AMD motherboard lineup with the Crosshair IV Formula, latest in a family of highly overclockable motherboards. There is a reason this is one of the more expensive AM3 boards on the market, four PCIe 16x slots are available along with a large array of ports including a pair of USB 3.0 ports and the ROG Connect. That last port allows you to change the settings on the motherboard using a second PC.&nbs
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