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Motherboards P67 Sata Issues

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by Agosen, 27 Feb 2011.

  1. Agosen

    Agosen New Member

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    Ok so I've read that I shouldnt be using any other SATA ports than 0 and 1 to avoid damaging components, that being said my new PC will have an SSD, 1 TB Spinpoint and a CD drive. These all use SATA ports right so I would have to not use on of these components until the updated MOBO gets released?

    Or am I just confusing myself?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Deders

    Deders Well-Known Member

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    The issue is that the other sata ports would degrade over time and possibly cause you data loss on hard disks/SSD's.

    If you intend to get your MB replacement as soon as it comes out I think you'd be safe if you put your HD and SSD on 0 and 1 with your CD drive on any of the others as there shouldn't be any risk of data loss that way.
     
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  3. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Replacements are being shipped now, stick your optical drive in one of the degrading ports and you'll be fine 'till you can get a replacement.
     
  4. r3loaded

    r3loaded Well-Known Member

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    Oh, and the issue will definitely not damage your hardware in any way. Besides, the problem isn't likely to crop up for at least a couple of years.
     
  5. Wicked_Sludge

    Wicked_Sludge My eyes! The goggles do nothing!

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    ^this^

    there is zero risk of data loss.

    on top of that, theres only something like a 5% chance your motherboard will even develop the problem ever. and even if yours is one of the 5%, it wont happen for over a year.

    this whole sandy bridge thing is nearly a non-issue.
     
  6. Deders

    Deders Well-Known Member

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    A $700,000,000 non issue
     
  7. Wicked_Sludge

    Wicked_Sludge My eyes! The goggles do nothing!

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    it hasnt cost me a penny...
     
  8. Agosen

    Agosen New Member

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    Great, thanks fantastic news.

    Thanks alot.
     

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