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Windows 7: Ivy Bridge release

02 Apr 2012   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 
Ivy Bridge release

This caught my eye this morning wonder if it is true - I know one person who will be excited!
Definitive Ivy Bridge release date leaked - Overclock3D Forums

Oops sorry Shawn didn't see your post


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02 Apr 2012   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I would wait for a while before buying. Remember the disaster with Sandy Bridge at the beginning.
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02 Apr 2012   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I would wait for a while before buying. Remember the disaster with Sandy Bridge at the beginning.
Do I Wolfgang made a right dogs breakfast out of what I did get too
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02 Apr 2012   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

So SB was a nightmare at its release? Unlike AMD they seem to have fixed it.
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02 Apr 2012   #5
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
So SB was a nightmare at its release? Unlike AMD they seem to have fixed it.
Yeah there was a bug in one of the transistors circuits I seem to remember Gary and they has to recall the boards to fix it.

But to their credit it was fixed faster than they first anticipated - I don't think they will release anything now without some really thorough testing and if the do they are plain fools eh?

Still nice to see they are a bit closer eh?


By the way how come your sig looks like my backyard and house? lol!! all it needs is a junk yard dog
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02 Apr 2012   #6
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Those were boards.
Intel chips are usually rock solid.
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02 Apr 2012   #7
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
So SB was a nightmare at its release? Unlike AMD they seem to have fixed it.
The CPUs were fine.

There was a problem in the P67 motherboard chipset that might have eventually lead to the failure of one or more SATA ports. (Intel predicted 5% failures after 3 years of use.) Search on "cougar point chipset flaw".
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02 Apr 2012   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sardonicus View Post
Those were boards.
Intel chips are usually rock solid.
Yeah I know Sardonicus it was a bit OT re the boards
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02 Apr 2012   #9
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Maybe I will finally upgrade. As it stands now, still enamored with my lowly Q9550 Core 2 Quad. Haven't been compelled to go i3/i5/i7 or SB yet.
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02 Apr 2012   #10
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Yeah, it was a SATAII chipset on the motherboards not the processor.

(But it was Intel's chipset.)

I never had the problem but elected to take the MB exchange anyway.
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