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Can you tell anything about 2500Ks by the batch number?

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My 2500k arrived today but the rest of my parts won't be here till Monday, so I have time to kill gently petting my new cpu. If we form some sort of bond perhaps it'll be willing to go to 5ghz for me.

Anyway, long ago people used to compare batch numbers of chips and stuff to figure out what the best OCers were. Does anyone still do that? Can you tell anything about the capabilities of your sandy bridge chip by the numbers it has on it?

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Intel (r) core i5-2500k
SR008 3.30 GHZ
MALAY
L107A912
    
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Nope I've gone through 12 2500k 3 different batch numbers, it's a toss
up. Some that have the same batch number their max multi can range from 50-55. I've been getting unlucky I can't get passed 53 multi.
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Nope I've gone through 12 2500k 3 different batch numbers, it's a toss
up. Some that have the same batch number their max multi can range from 50-55. I've been getting unlucky I can't get passed 53 multi.
And that is unlucky because...? I can barely get to 50 at 1.536VCore.
    
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My 2500k arrived today but the rest of my parts won't be here till Monday, so I have time to kill gently petting my new cpu. If we form some sort of bond perhaps it'll be willing to go to 5ghz for me.

Anyway, long ago people used to compare batch numbers of chips and stuff to figure out what the best OCers were. Does anyone still do that? Can you tell anything about the capabilities of your sandy bridge chip by the numbers it has on it?

FWIW it's

(4 symbols)
Intel (r) core i5-2500k
SR008 3.30 GHZ
MALAY
L107A912
Did you get your chip at frys?

Even though batch numbers don't mean a thing with SNB, to give you a little bit of motivation. I have L107A912 in my system right now, I'm currently stressing it on prime blend at 50x - 5ghz to enter it in the 5ghz club. It needs 1.47v
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Newegg, just arrived today.
    
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From what I know, batches have nothing to say on SB!
Not like on all the other Intel's..
Seems like it's quite random which performs really good!
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batch is irrelevant on sandybridge.
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post #8 of 8
All the fuss about batch no.'s is pointless its blind luck if you get a good chip that will do 4.4-4.8ghz or a really good chip that will do 5ghz or more
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