Even before the launch of the current generation Core i processor was Intel problems with the USB 3.0 controller-8 Series chip Sets granted . First motherboards with the fixed version of the revised Stepping C2 are gradually coming on the market from next week. The error in the C1 stepping causes connected Super Speed ??devices are no longer recognized after waking up from suspend-to-RAM state (S3). In c’t test laboratory, the USB 3.0 problem occurred but to date neither motherboards still in complete systems.
The board manufacturer Asus has announced to make the chip set version on the product package marked, and to assign new part numbers. Presumably, the other manufacturers will take a similar approach. To determine the chip set stepping without this information with desktop PCs or notebooks with Has well CPU, we have a Windows script published.