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Old 02-01-2011, 02:28 PM   #11
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intel makes mistakes :0

who knew :P
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Graphite even has a *similar* carbonite structure to diamond, and looks a bit better than coal :P
Looks like someone's done their GCSE Chemistry
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Looks like someone's done their GCSE Chemistry

got a B and an A in additional tbh :P
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Jazzy. We weren't offered Additional Chemistry. I'm doing A-Level chem, though. Organic FTL
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That's got to hurt! People with the P67 chipsets will need to ship back the board back again...
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intel makes mistakes :0

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It isn't the first time. Remember the Pentium Pro FPU bug?
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That's got to hurt! People with the P67 chipsets will need to ship back the board back again...
yeah, but at least they found the issue now, not 3 years from now where people just decide to buy new instead of RMA. Inconvenient now, but money saving later.

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It isn't the first time. Remember the Pentium Pro FPU bug?
Or the original Celerons. They were nothing but Pentiums with defective caches...
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Old 02-03-2011, 12:53 PM   #18
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Pentium Pro was an expensive CPU also...
The FDIV bug...
Pentium FDIV bug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

And it doesn't look like Intel was the one who found it!
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