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other than having faster clock speeds is there anything speacial about them?
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Not much, only you can up the multi (x) as high as you want.
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multi x meaning over clocking speeds correct?
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I have a black edition, and though it is still running stock, I am quite satisfied with it.
    
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unlocked multiplier just like extreme edition intels
     
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sircles View Post
unlocked multiplier just like extreme edition intels
or one ending in "K"
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Don't confuse an unlocked multiplier with overclockability

How far a chip will overclock has little to do the it having an unlocked multiplier.
That being said, "Black" chips are generally hand picked for their overclockacility
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post
Don't confuse an unlocked multiplier with overclockability

How far a chip will overclock has little to do the it having an unlocked multiplier.
That being said, "Black" chips are generally hand picked for their overclockacility
With a unlock multipliers it is easier to oc. With a lock multiplier you are ocing by the FSB which changes memory speed, NB speed and HT speed.
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