dj LiTh wrote on Nov 27, 2012, 11:12: If true this is indeed very sad and a big mistake. If you have a bad motherboard, you have to replace the motherboard and cpu, like wise if the cpu dies you have to replace the motherboard. Something like this should only be done for mini-ATX HTPC type of systems. Also what about the server class mobo's and cpu's? If anything thats where enthusiast will goto.
Exactly. It hurts upgrade paths too. I really don't like the idea, it removes too much choice and you gain very little.