• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

Motherboards with Revised Intel 8-series Chipset to Show up by September

btarunr

Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 9, 2007
Messages
34,331 (9.23/day)
Likes
17,426
Location
Hyderabad, India
System Name Long shelf-life potato
Processor Intel Core i7-4770K
Motherboard ASUS Z97-A
Cooling Xigmatek Aegir CPU Cooler
Memory 16GB Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-1866
Video Card(s) 2x GeForce GTX 970 SLI
Storage ADATA SU800 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590D 28-inch 4K
Case Cooler Master CM690 Window
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Corsair HX850W
Mouse Razer Abyssus 2014
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro Creators Update
#1
Motherboards running C2-stepping Intel 8-series chipsets should begin surfacing on the market in September 2013, according to a DigiTimes report. The C2-stepping addresses a design flaw in the 8-series chipset's integrated USB 3.0 host controllers, which causes connected devices to improperly reinitialize after the system resumes from a sleep state such as S3 (suspend-to-RAM), forcing users to unplug and replug such devices; which can particularly be an irritant for people running USB 3.0 external RAID boxes.

Show full news post
 

tigger

I'm the only one
Joined
Mar 20, 2006
Messages
10,476 (2.44/day)
Likes
1,673
System Name Black to the Core MKIV
Processor Intel I7 6700k
Motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming socket 1151
Cooling NZXT Kraken X61 280mm radiator
Memory 2x8gb Corsair vengeance LPX 2400 DDR4
Video Card(s) XFX Radeon R9 290 4gb ddr5
Storage Patriot Blast 120gb ssd Boot and WD10EADX-22TDHB0 1TB Data
Display(s) Dell 2408WFP 24" 1920x1200
Case Nzxt IS 340
Audio Device(s) Asus xonar dsx pci-e
Power Supply Corsair CX750
Mouse Logitech G502
Software Win 10 Pro x64
#2
Might be worth waiting till sept then before buying a Haswell board.
 
Joined
May 14, 2009
Messages
2,132 (0.68/day)
Likes
477
Location
Chicago burbs
System Name Halloween Boo!
Processor Intel Core i7 3770K
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77-Up7
Cooling Custom Water/ Thermalchill TA 120.3/ Swiftech Apogeee XT/ MCP655/ Swiftech M icrores/ XSPC RX 240
Memory 16G G.Skill trident 2400MHz
Video Card(s) 3 x Radeon 7970
Storage OCZ Revo Drive 240G
Display(s) 24 inch Viewsonic
Case Phobia WayCoolIt Test Bench
Power Supply Nexus 1100 watt
#3
LOL remember Intel's last debacle? with the P67 motherboards.
 

btarunr

Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 9, 2007
Messages
34,331 (9.23/day)
Likes
17,426
Location
Hyderabad, India
System Name Long shelf-life potato
Processor Intel Core i7-4770K
Motherboard ASUS Z97-A
Cooling Xigmatek Aegir CPU Cooler
Memory 16GB Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-1866
Video Card(s) 2x GeForce GTX 970 SLI
Storage ADATA SU800 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590D 28-inch 4K
Case Cooler Master CM690 Window
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Corsair HX850W
Mouse Razer Abyssus 2014
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro Creators Update
#5
LOL remember Intel's last debacle? with the P67 motherboards.
That was a much more major issue. You don't lose any data with this USB 3.0 erratum.
 
Joined
Jan 5, 2013
Messages
895 (0.50/day)
Likes
114
#6
Hey just ship the crap, consumers won't notice. If they do tell em it's an isolated issue with their equipment. They'll never know... It's the Intel way. Never let honesty and quality get in the way of exploitation and corporate profits. ;)
 
Joined
Sep 4, 2005
Messages
657 (0.15/day)
Likes
77
#7
dadadada lol new revision already out, yet so far no one is saying how to telll. Fix is by Microsoft patches already available.
 
Joined
Dec 31, 2009
Messages
11,485 (3.96/day)
Likes
6,251
Location
Ohio
System Name Daily Driver
Processor 7900X 4.5GHz 10c/10t 1.15V.
Motherboard ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Cooling MCR320 + Kuplos Kryos NEXT CPU block
Memory GSkill Trident Z 4x8 GB DDR4 3600 MHz CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 FTW3
Storage 512GB Patriot Hellfire, 512GB OCZ RD400, 640GB Caviar Black, 2TB Caviar Green
Display(s) Yamakasi 27" 2560x1440 IPS
Case Thermaltake P5
Power Supply EVGA 750W Supernova G2
Benchmark Scores Faster than most of you! Bet on it! :)
#8
Might be worth waiting till sept then before buying a Haswell board.
That was a much more major issue. You don't lose any data with this USB 3.0 erratum.
Exactly... The SATA issue didnt really affect a lot of people either. If you only rocked a couple of drives on the sata ports, you were fine. The more used, the faster that issue could pop up.

Yeah, this issue isn't worth waiting to buy IMO. I mean disable sleep if it gets annoying. :)
 

cadaveca

My name is Dave
Joined
Apr 10, 2006
Messages
16,546 (3.88/day)
Likes
10,908
Location
Parkland County, Alberta
System Name Gamer
Processor Intel i7-6700K (ES)
Motherboard MSI Aegis TI
Cooling Custom Dragon Cooler
Memory 16 GB Kingston HyperX 2133 MHz C13
Video Card(s) 2x MSI GAMING GTX 980
Storage 2x Intel 600P
Display(s) Dell 3008WFP
Case MSI Aegis Ti
Mouse MSI Interceptor DS B1
Keyboard MSI DS4200 GAMING Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home
#9
I mean disable sleep if it gets annoying.
I get devices going into sleep and not waking...WHEN I"M USING THEM. USB Audio devices just simply disappear.

NO avoiding the problem for me.


ALso, I have SSDs that cause stability issues, or fail to post. IF they can fix these issues, I'm all for it.
 
Joined
Dec 31, 2009
Messages
11,485 (3.96/day)
Likes
6,251
Location
Ohio
System Name Daily Driver
Processor 7900X 4.5GHz 10c/10t 1.15V.
Motherboard ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Cooling MCR320 + Kuplos Kryos NEXT CPU block
Memory GSkill Trident Z 4x8 GB DDR4 3600 MHz CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 FTW3
Storage 512GB Patriot Hellfire, 512GB OCZ RD400, 640GB Caviar Black, 2TB Caviar Green
Display(s) Yamakasi 27" 2560x1440 IPS
Case Thermaltake P5
Power Supply EVGA 750W Supernova G2
Benchmark Scores Faster than most of you! Bet on it! :)
#10
LOL if that is part of the problem, first I heard of that, then yeah, seems more of a problem. But I don't use the mostly jenky USB audio. Sounds terrible to me through there!

So far across......oof... OCZ Vertex 2, Agility 3, SanDisk Extreme II, AData SX900, Vertex 4, and Vector, no issues on MPower MAX, XPower, or Biostar Hi-Fi.

What SSDs and what boards did that happen to?
 

cadaveca

My name is Dave
Joined
Apr 10, 2006
Messages
16,546 (3.88/day)
Likes
10,908
Location
Parkland County, Alberta
System Name Gamer
Processor Intel i7-6700K (ES)
Motherboard MSI Aegis TI
Cooling Custom Dragon Cooler
Memory 16 GB Kingston HyperX 2133 MHz C13
Video Card(s) 2x MSI GAMING GTX 980
Storage 2x Intel 600P
Display(s) Dell 3008WFP
Case MSI Aegis Ti
Mouse MSI Interceptor DS B1
Keyboard MSI DS4200 GAMING Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home
#11
OCZ Vertex2 (oczssd2-2vtxe60g)

and Corsair F60 (cssd-f60gb2)

Same problems on every board I've tested to date. Drives work fine via USB dock, however(I'm using the F60 for USB3 testing in my reviews even), and also work fine when connected via secondary ASMedia SATA controllers.
 

Fourstaff

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Nov 29, 2009
Messages
9,376 (3.19/day)
Likes
2,100
Location
Home
System Name Asus K50-X5DAB \\ Orange!
Processor Athlon QL-65 2.2Ghz \\ 3570K
Motherboard Laptop \\ ASRock z77 Extreme4
Cooling Laptop \\ H100i
Memory 1x1GB + 1X2GB \\ 2x4Gb 1600Mhz CL9 Corsair XMS3
Video Card(s) Mobility Radeon HD4570 512mb \\ Zotac 660Ti OC 2Gb
Storage 250Gb \\ Samsung 840 250Gb + Toshiba DT01ACA300 3Tb
Display(s) 15.6" 1366x768 \\ LG 22EA53VQ
Case Laptop Chassis \\ NZXT Phantom 410 Black/Orange
Power Supply Power Brick \\ Corsair CXM500w
#12
All the more reason to stick with 1155 for the time being
 
Joined
Dec 31, 2009
Messages
11,485 (3.96/day)
Likes
6,251
Location
Ohio
System Name Daily Driver
Processor 7900X 4.5GHz 10c/10t 1.15V.
Motherboard ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Cooling MCR320 + Kuplos Kryos NEXT CPU block
Memory GSkill Trident Z 4x8 GB DDR4 3600 MHz CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 FTW3
Storage 512GB Patriot Hellfire, 512GB OCZ RD400, 640GB Caviar Black, 2TB Caviar Green
Display(s) Yamakasi 27" 2560x1440 IPS
Case Thermaltake P5
Power Supply EVGA 750W Supernova G2
Benchmark Scores Faster than most of you! Bet on it! :)
#13
That is the same Vertex 2 I am using...and is in fact the primary drive my reviews were completed on (actually, I think the MPower MAX was with vertex 3 but flipped back to that drive for other testing) interesting. It was connected to the native sata ports when used them.

+1 to Fourstaff...for different reasons. Nobody using s1155 should be making this leap in the first place...
 

cadaveca

My name is Dave
Joined
Apr 10, 2006
Messages
16,546 (3.88/day)
Likes
10,908
Location
Parkland County, Alberta
System Name Gamer
Processor Intel i7-6700K (ES)
Motherboard MSI Aegis TI
Cooling Custom Dragon Cooler
Memory 16 GB Kingston HyperX 2133 MHz C13
Video Card(s) 2x MSI GAMING GTX 980
Storage 2x Intel 600P
Display(s) Dell 3008WFP
Case MSI Aegis Ti
Mouse MSI Interceptor DS B1
Keyboard MSI DS4200 GAMING Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home
#14
That is the same Vertex 2 I am using...and is in fact the primary drive my reviews were completed on (actually, I think the MPower MAX was with vertex 3 but flipped back to that drive for other testing) interesting. It was connected to the native sata ports when used them.

+1 to Fourstaff...for different reasons. Nobody using s1155 should be making this leap in the first place...
Sure you don't have one of the Indilux-based Vertex2's? From what ASUS rep on XS said, it was a known issue with SandForce-based drives.

The drives:

 
Joined
Dec 31, 2009
Messages
11,485 (3.96/day)
Likes
6,251
Location
Ohio
System Name Daily Driver
Processor 7900X 4.5GHz 10c/10t 1.15V.
Motherboard ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Cooling MCR320 + Kuplos Kryos NEXT CPU block
Memory GSkill Trident Z 4x8 GB DDR4 3600 MHz CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 FTW3
Storage 512GB Patriot Hellfire, 512GB OCZ RD400, 640GB Caviar Black, 2TB Caviar Green
Display(s) Yamakasi 27" 2560x1440 IPS
Case Thermaltake P5
Power Supply EVGA 750W Supernova G2
Benchmark Scores Faster than most of you! Bet on it! :)
#15
Not sure to be honest. Its a 60GB Vertex 2 (not home or I would check).

The Agility 3 is SF based though. And IIRC, so is the ADATA? Iunno. is this only on ASUS boardS?
 

cadaveca

My name is Dave
Joined
Apr 10, 2006
Messages
16,546 (3.88/day)
Likes
10,908
Location
Parkland County, Alberta
System Name Gamer
Processor Intel i7-6700K (ES)
Motherboard MSI Aegis TI
Cooling Custom Dragon Cooler
Memory 16 GB Kingston HyperX 2133 MHz C13
Video Card(s) 2x MSI GAMING GTX 980
Storage 2x Intel 600P
Display(s) Dell 3008WFP
Case MSI Aegis Ti
Mouse MSI Interceptor DS B1
Keyboard MSI DS4200 GAMING Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home
#16
Not sure to be honest. Its a 60GB Vertex 2 (not home or I would check).

The Agility 3 is SF based though. And IIRC, so is the ADATA? Iunno. is this only on ASUS boardS?
nope, not just ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte as well. I even pulled the back of the Vertex to make sure the FLT light wasn't lit. Some boards can't complete POST, some can post, but after RST driver is installed, drive fails to load windows.


Any help you got for this is appreciated.;)
 
Joined
Aug 2, 2012
Messages
373 (0.19/day)
Likes
104
Location
Netherlands
System Name TheDeeGee's PC
Processor Intel Core i7 4770K
Motherboard Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H
Cooling Noctua NH-U14S
Memory Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP 16GB
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1070 AERO OC
Storage Crucial M4 256GB, 2x Western Digital 1TB 2,5"
Display(s) EIZO CX240
Case Antec P280
Audio Device(s) Creative SoundBlaster ZxR
Power Supply Seasonic P-760
Mouse Logitech G500s
Keyboard Logitech G710+
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
#17
Pfft Sleepmode is for lazy people.
 
Joined
Dec 31, 2009
Messages
11,485 (3.96/day)
Likes
6,251
Location
Ohio
System Name Daily Driver
Processor 7900X 4.5GHz 10c/10t 1.15V.
Motherboard ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Cooling MCR320 + Kuplos Kryos NEXT CPU block
Memory GSkill Trident Z 4x8 GB DDR4 3600 MHz CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 FTW3
Storage 512GB Patriot Hellfire, 512GB OCZ RD400, 640GB Caviar Black, 2TB Caviar Green
Display(s) Yamakasi 27" 2560x1440 IPS
Case Thermaltake P5
Power Supply EVGA 750W Supernova G2
Benchmark Scores Faster than most of you! Bet on it! :)
#18
nope, not just ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte as well. I even pulled the back of the Vertex to make sure the FLT light wasn't lit. Some boards can't complete POST, some can post, but after RST driver is installed, drive fails to load windows.


Any help you got for this is appreciated.;)
I have nothing at this time. Thankfully, I have not run into this issue. I can try though as I have a couple of SF based SSDs. Is there a particular SF controller? The 2281?
 

cadaveca

My name is Dave
Joined
Apr 10, 2006
Messages
16,546 (3.88/day)
Likes
10,908
Location
Parkland County, Alberta
System Name Gamer
Processor Intel i7-6700K (ES)
Motherboard MSI Aegis TI
Cooling Custom Dragon Cooler
Memory 16 GB Kingston HyperX 2133 MHz C13
Video Card(s) 2x MSI GAMING GTX 980
Storage 2x Intel 600P
Display(s) Dell 3008WFP
Case MSI Aegis Ti
Mouse MSI Interceptor DS B1
Keyboard MSI DS4200 GAMING Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home
#19
I have nothing at this time. Thankfully, I have not run into this issue. I can try though as I have a couple of SF based SSDs. Is there a particular SF controller? The 2281?
SATA 3 Gb/s drives only. so SF-1200-based drives. My ForceGT 60 GB drive and Crucial M4 128 GB work perfectly.

Raja's posts, for edification:

FIND IT HERE

and

HERE TOO
 
Joined
Jun 13, 2012
Messages
1,037 (0.52/day)
Likes
239
System Name desktop
Processor i7-4770k @ 4.5Ghz at 1.200v (testing)
Motherboard Asus z87-plus
Cooling Corsair h80
Memory 32gb G.Skill Ares @ 2400mhz
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC (ACX 3.0)
Storage 2x Samsung 1tb 850evo SSD, 3x WD drives, 2 seagate
Display(s) Acer Predator XB271HU 27inch IPS G-Sync 165hz
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster x-FI Platium
Power Supply OCZ Z Series 850W
Mouse Razer Deathadder Elite
Keyboard Logitch G710+
#20
This is pretty much a Minor is, If you don't use sleep state, never have a problem. With an SSD machine boots pretty fast so full shutdown is kinda best idea
 

btarunr

Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 9, 2007
Messages
34,331 (9.23/day)
Likes
17,426
Location
Hyderabad, India
System Name Long shelf-life potato
Processor Intel Core i7-4770K
Motherboard ASUS Z97-A
Cooling Xigmatek Aegir CPU Cooler
Memory 16GB Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-1866
Video Card(s) 2x GeForce GTX 970 SLI
Storage ADATA SU800 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590D 28-inch 4K
Case Cooler Master CM690 Window
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Corsair HX850W
Mouse Razer Abyssus 2014
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro Creators Update
#21
I get devices going into sleep and not waking...WHEN I"M USING THEM. USB Audio devices just simply disappear.
The black USB 2.0/1.1 ports are unaffected. Plug your audio devices to those ports, use a USB 2.0/1.1 bracket if you've run out of black ports on the rear panel.
 
Joined
Jul 19, 2008
Messages
1,158 (0.34/day)
Likes
236
Location
Australia
Processor Intel i7 4790K
Motherboard Asus Z97 Deluxe
Cooling Thermalright Ultra Extreme 120
Memory Corsair Dominator 1866Mhz 4X4GB
Video Card(s) Asus R290X
Storage Samsung 850 Pro SSD 256GB/Samsung 840 Evo SSD 1TB
Display(s) Samsung S23A950D
Case Corsair 850D
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek
Power Supply Corsair AX850
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Logitech G710+
Software Windows 10 x64
#22
wow Intel have been pretty reliable but their last 2 platforms have had problems severe enough for a revision.

Even if the issues doesn't affect you, or there is ways around it, no one wants a flawed system. You shouldn't have to disable stuff to avoid problems.

I cant see how they didnt discover this fault earlier....seems pretty straight forward.
 
Joined
Sep 15, 2011
Messages
4,357 (1.91/day)
Likes
1,074
Processor Intel Core i7 3770k @ 4.3GHz
Motherboard Asus P8Z77-V LK
Memory 16GB(2x8) DDR3@2133MHz 1.5v Patriot
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce GTX 1080 GAMING X 8G
Storage 59.63GB Samsung SSD 830 + 465.76 GB Samsung SSD 840 EVO + 2TB Hitachi + 300GB Velociraptor HDD
Display(s) Acer Predator X34 3440x1440@100Hz G-Sync
Case NZXT PHANTOM410-BK
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium PCIe
Power Supply Corsair 850W
Mouse Anker
Software Win 10 Pro - 64bit
Benchmark Scores 30FPS in NFS:Rivals
#23
Pfft Sleepmode is for lazy people.
For desktops...maybe, for laptops is a must. I don't like to wait for a laptop to reboot everytime I close the lid.
 
Joined
Jun 13, 2012
Messages
1,037 (0.52/day)
Likes
239
System Name desktop
Processor i7-4770k @ 4.5Ghz at 1.200v (testing)
Motherboard Asus z87-plus
Cooling Corsair h80
Memory 32gb G.Skill Ares @ 2400mhz
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC (ACX 3.0)
Storage 2x Samsung 1tb 850evo SSD, 3x WD drives, 2 seagate
Display(s) Acer Predator XB271HU 27inch IPS G-Sync 165hz
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster x-FI Platium
Power Supply OCZ Z Series 850W
Mouse Razer Deathadder Elite
Keyboard Logitch G710+
#24
Even if the issues doesn't affect you, or there is ways around it, no one wants a flawed system. You shouldn't have to disable stuff to avoid problems.
Don't really need to use sleep state outside say a laptop. If your computer has an SSD, there isn't much diff in start time from sleep mode to a boot from being completely off anymore.