“Socket burn” is back with Sandy Bridge

TechReaction: I received two motherboards from Gigabyte recently for testing, one P67A-UD4 and one P67A-UD7. Upon arrival, I did a thorough visual inspection, and found the UD4 had obvious signs of “socket burn”….a phenomenon discovered last year with the LAG1156 socket area. After notifying my contact with Gigabyte about the issue 8 days ago, I’ve yet to get any word back. Hopefully this issue is not widespread.

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