GIGABYTE has acknowledged Intel’s alert regarding the 6 Series chipset SATA port degradation problem. In a short press release, the motherboard manufacturer stated that they will deliver new motherboards with updated chipsets once the new chipsets become available.
GIGABYTE Press Release
Taipei, Taiwan – February 1, 2011 – 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 will resolve this issue with minimal impact on customers.
Additional information will be added to the official motherboard website and the GIGABYTE Tech Daily blog as the situation develops.