Here's Anandtech's take on it
. Luckily, ASUS, MSI
are offering replacement motherboards to those who purchased defective boards.
It's been reported that this bug is not present in the upcoming Z68 chipset, which is the first chipset that will allow both overclocking and Quick Sync, Intel's nifty new video transcoding utilizing Sandy Bridge's onboard GPU. I still find it baffling that Intel felt it necessary to launch three different mainstream chipsets instead of just one.