MSI held all affected mainboards to protect consumers immediately after Intel officially announced the SATA problems in its Series 6 chipset on 31 January 2011 (USA time). MSI officially announced the swap flow of exchanging latest P67/H67 B3 Stepping Chipset for fixing SATA problems in the Intel Series 6 chipsets. For more information, please visit Intel website.
MSI new available models carry with the latest Intel 6 series B3 stepping solution in South Asia.
|P67 Models||H67 Models||H61 Models|
|Big Bang-Marshal (B3)||H67MA-E35 (B3)||H61MU-E35 (B3)|
|P67A-GD80 (B3)||PH67A-C43 (B3)||H61M-E33/E23 (B3)|
|P67A-GD65 (B3)||PH67S-C43 (B3)||H61MA-P35 (B3)|
|P67A-GD55 (B3)||H67MS-E43 (B3)||H61M-P23 (B3)|
|P67A-GD53 (B3)||H67MS-E33 (B3)|
|P67A-C45 (B3)||H67MA-ED55 (B3)|
|P67A-C43 (B3)||H67MA-E45 (B3)|
1. For the users complete registration online:
Register online and receive a notice from MSI. Visit original shop purchased from with B2 MB. Exchange B2/B3 MB and get a free SATA3 card.
2. For the users are not able access internet:
Wait until 4th week of March. Visit original shop purchased from with MSI B2 MB. Exchange B2/B3 MB and get a free SATA3 card.
The SATA3 cards are available at shops by individual shop logistics condition.
3. To appreciate customer’s support for MSI 6 series products, P67/H67 B2 Mainboard, MSI will provide a one to one exchange for the affected customers on hand product when the replacement motherboards are available. On top of one to one mainboard swap, MSI will provide a Free SATA3 card to users affected.
4. For detailed flow please visit at: http://event.msi.com/mb/2011/replace_event/sea/swap/.
Consumers can now identify the latest MSI P67/H67 mainboards equipped with the Intel B3 Stepping chipset with the sticker ‘MSI B3 Stepping Ready’ or by 4 other clear remarks.
For further details, please visit at: http://event.msi.com/mb/b3/.
With the MSI 6 Series SATA SCAN Utility, populated SATA ports will be highlighted for users to determine if their devices have been connected to the black SATA 3Gb/s ports supplied by the Intel 6 Series chipsets. The specially designed arrow signs will guide users to prioritize the connection of SATA devices to the white SATA 6Gb/s ports. For further details, please visit at: http://event.msi.com/mb/b3/.