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i think people who buy 2500k/2600k's and has planned overclocking are aware of the luck of the draw facts. If not, they should have done research before buying.
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post #52 of 72
kid i understand that your new to OCN but if you look around here there are tons of ppl that have bad chips but they just realize that its not a big deal ppl think OC'ing something 300mhz is going to make a huge difference but it just makes you Epeen bigger thats it. So just enjoying your new rig and learn how to OC right cuase you prob doing something wrong. Read around in the sandybridge threads!
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Kid? Please choose your words carefully nezt time. I am not a "kid". And seond, I didn't say that I WAS going to RMA, I said I MAY. I appreciate all your opinions, but all I asked for was advice to help OC this SB. Now, I've tried huge volts and I'm uncomfortable with this chip. 1.405v for 4.4Ghz is ridiculous to me. I'm still within the Exchange period so I will try a new one. I am well aware of the fact I may get a better or worse chip. It is my money, I will do with it what I please, I'm not asking for a morality lecture or a critique on my methods of conducting business.

I am not attacking anyone and please do not take it as such. I got a lower performing chip, and I want to exchange. I'm not the first and I'm not the last.

And just because I am new to OCN, doesn't mean I don't know what I'm doing. Yes I'm new to SB, but I've been overclocking since the days of quartz crystals and jumpers.
    
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post #54 of 72
are you changing the t.probe settings and do you have everything set to extreme for power related things in the bios?
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Lol!? Not the slot 1 version? Because they maxed out at about 504MHz. Most did 450MHz.

I bought 5 or 6 of those to find a good overclocker, but all was produced in the same week and had the same stepping, so they all clocked equally bad
I did build a bunch of the slot ones at first, my system was the abit bp-6 dual socket, but in 98 i did use the slot 1 bx6 and bh6 a lot! and yes the slot 1's didn't go quite as far
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post #56 of 72
lol still this useless argument is going on.
He could RMA 10x all he wants. It's his choice.
OP, do w/e you want. done. the end of story.
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post #57 of 72
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lol still this useless argument is going on.
He could RMA 10x all he wants. It's his choice.
OP, do w/e you want. done. the end of story.
Aye.
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post #58 of 72
Return the chip and try for another one. You have to be Happy at the end of it all and be able to enjoy your new chip.

If I didn't get atleast 4.8ghz out of a 2500K at ok volts, then I'd return mine too.

And Intel is happy enough for all the billions they have

Everyone is happy LoL.
    
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OP, i'm sorry things got out of hand. My original response and intent was for the sake of whatever makes you happy. People sometimes pretend to behave proper or act ethical to others eyes.... Do what you gotta do.
    
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Not a weak argument. There's a difference between understanding and not understanding. I have a point and a sticky theory just as well as you do. Yup blame it on intel for letting others get more of a bargain then others. Make them a alike, Not throw money and then end up with a luck of the draw crap-chip, sounds like gambling to me. Uh-uh not it my world. If I buy a 2011 Scion tC and you buy a 2011 Scrion tC, same HP, same package, we race....Shouldn't they be head to head? Or should one be faster? I don't think so.
Lol... There are always variations in production, so yes, one will be faster than the other. You couldn't return the one that did a 1/4 mile 0.5 seconds slower.
    
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