Go Back   Rage3D » Rage3D Discussion Area » Community and Site Discussions » Front Page News
Rage3D Subscribe Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Front Page News News and Rage3D articles as it appears on the frontpage.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old Jan 31, 2011, 09:40 AM   #1
Advertisement (Guests Only)

Login or Register to remove this ad
Resident Mac Hater
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: United States PIT, PIT, PIT, in the PIT!!!
Posts: 19,876
moshpit once held a door open for a complete strangermoshpit once held a door open for a complete strangermoshpit once held a door open for a complete strangermoshpit once held a door open for a complete stranger

Default Intel 6 Series chipset has a serious flaw?

Information is sketchy still, but apparently Intel is cutting revenue forecasts over this chipset flaw due to it's seriousness. I'm still digging to find info on the flaw itself.

The error affects its Intel 6 series chipset, the company said, and it is prompting it to hold all shipments. The design error will reduce revenue by about $300 million.

Source: CNBC

Update: Thanks to Caveman_jim for this info:

As part of ongoing quality assurance, Intel Corporation has discovered a design issue in a recently released support chip, the Intel® 6 Series, code-named Cougar Point, and has implemented a silicon fix. In some cases, the Serial-ATA (SATA) ports within the chipsets may degrade over time, potentially impacting the performance or functionality of SATA-linked devices such as hard disk drives and DVD-drives. The chipset is utilized in PCs with Intel’s latest Second Generation Intel Core processors, code-named Sandy Bridge. Intel has stopped shipment of the affected support chip from its factories. Intel has corrected the design issue, and has begun manufacturing a new version of the support chip which will resolve the issue. The Sandy Bridge microprocessor is unaffected and no other products are affected by this issue.

As more info comes in, we'll be discussing it in the comments link, just click and join in to get the latest.
If you feel like I'm hurting your wittle feelings too much, refer me to this thread : A new nicer moshpit???
"Go screw yourself Apple."

Last edited by moshpit : Jan 31, 2011 at 10:52 AM.
moshpit is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Intel 6 Series Chipset Bug Dungeoncrawler General Hardware 18 Feb 2, 2011 10:45 AM
OCZ Intros New DDR3-1800 Intel Extreme Memory Kit for the Latest Intel X48 Chipset Android1 Front Page News 0 Dec 13, 2007 04:29 PM
Intel Readies New Enthusiast-Class Intel X48 Chipset Android1 Front Page News 0 Sep 17, 2007 01:46 PM
Radeon seems to LOVE Intel P2 CPU and Intel original BX mobo controller chipset! Budarow AMD Radeon Discussion and Support 12 Mar 4, 2001 03:23 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Copyright ©1998-2011 Rage3D.com
Links monetized by VigLink