GIGABYTE Acknowledges Intel’s Alert Regarding 6 Series Chipset

👤by Roderick Sam Comments 📅01.02.2011 20:13:16

On the back of intel's announcement mentioned earlier here, Gigabyte have acknowledged the issue raised and have stopped shipment of their 6 series motherboards. This is terrible news for Intel and very embarrassing. Here is the offical announcement from Gigabyte:

Press Release

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions, today announced that GIGABYTE has been alerted by Intel about a 6 series chipset design error. GIGABYTE is working closely with Intel® to minimize the inconvenience to customers and retail stores with regard to related issues.

A recent statement from Intel indicates that they expect full 6 series chipset volume recovery in April, 2011. GIGABYTE will produce and deliver new motherboards with the updated Intel 6 series chipset when the new chipsets become available. GIGABYTE prides itself in having the highest service quality in the industry, and as such we will resolve this issue with minimal impact on our customers.

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