MSI announces swap flow of exchanging P67/H67 B3 Stepping Chipset for Singapore

(Taipei Taiwan) MSI, the leading mainboard and graphic card manufacturer, 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-Marshall (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)  
P67S-C43 (B3)    

Swap Flow for South Asia Dealers/Channel Partners

  • Stop selling on hand MSI P67/H67 B2 MB to the end users and calculate the stock. Report the on hand Q’ty X pcs(by models) and sold out Q’ty Y pcs (by models) to original purchased distributors.
  • Dealers will receive the new MSI P67/H67 B3 MB from distributors based on allocation or new model supply status. Dealers can start to sell the new P67/H67/H61 (B3) models to the users.
  • Distributors shall send the Q’ty of SATA3 card as the same Q’ty as the purchased MSI P67/H67 B2 Q’ty MB to dealers (X+Y). Dealers shall receive the (X+Y) Q’ty SATA3 card from distributors. When the end users come back for swap the MSI P67/H67 from B2 to B3 MB, dealers shall give the new P67/H67 B3 MB with the FREE SATA3 card. The extra X Q’ty of the SATA3 card is for MSI/It’s distributors to appreciate the great support from dealers for MSI P67/H67 solutions.
  • To help dealers to speed up the swap process and sell more MSI P67/H67/H61 (B3) products, please help to inform end users for an extra lucky draw program if they buy/swap MSI 6 series products. Further details are available at:
  • Dealers must collect the end users’, who entitled to get free SATA 3 add on cards, data as below format and send to distributors.
  • Dealer shall send back the MSI P67/H67 B2 product to the original purchased distributors.
  • The official starting date of swap with SATA3 card is 8th March 20111 to 1st May 2011 . After 1st May, dealers are not obliged to offer the free SATA3 card to the end users, and may decide to use the SATA3 card for other purposes. Dealers shall be at their business good will to provide the best service to the end users who bought MSI P67/H67 B2 products to give the free SATA3 cards with MSI P67/H67 (B3) products.

Swap Flow for South Asia end users

  • 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.
  • Please kindly visit MSI South Asia SnB Register website to register your details. We will notify the registered customers once the replacement motherboards are available.
  • After you receive our notice, please visit your original purchased shop with MSI P67/H67 (B2) Mainboard to get MSI (B3) Mainboard and a Free SATA3 card.
  • For the users not able to register on internet, the replacement mainboard and a free SATA3 card are available estimated from the 4th week March 20111 . The free SATA3 card is offer by MSI’s good will toward users. The Free SATA3 card program last till 1st May 2011. More details are available at registration website.
  • The above statement is valid until May 1st, 2011. Further process for users unable to swap on time will be announced afterwards.
  • 1 Available at shops varies by individual shop logistics condition.

How do you identify MSI P67/H67 MB version from outlook?

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:

MSI Exclusive 6 Series SATA SCAN Utility

With the MSI 6 Series SATA SCAN Utility, occupied SATA ports will be highlighted for users to determine if their devices have been connected to the recommended ports or not. This utility provides an exclusive function to help users to identify right chipset version in their system.
For further details, please visit at:

MSI is delighted to be the first one to release above comprehensive solutions. To realize its corporate philosophy: Excellent Product, High Quality, Good Service, Customer Satisfaction, MSI has proved its leading position in the industry.