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I am building a PC for my buddy and he will not be overclocking with it at all.

I ordered a 2500k for the build brand new and he said that he was completely
fine with swapping CPU's with me if the new one was better at overclocking than
the one I currently have in my rig.

Mine does 4.5 at 1.365V

What are the chances the one that's coming in the mail is a better overclocker?
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You will never know til tested. That's it.
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post #3 of 8
You never know but seen the average for 4.7-4.8Ghz is 1.36-1.375 Vcore the odds are in your favor
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Luck of the draw

no ryhme nor reason
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I got my i5 a few days ago and it does 4.6ghz @ 1.335v which is slightly better than yours smile.gif You will just have to give it a go and see
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post #6 of 8
Why would you want to swap your new CPU. A 100 or so MHZ won't make a big difference for a chip that's already fast enough for almost everything.

I find it suspicious he would want to trade CPUs with you. Maybe he knows his took some abuse?
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post #7 of 8
Oh never mind, he would give you the new one? I guess if you really want it you could take it. But you would need to test the overclocking of both CPUS on the same motherboard/build. If his motherboard or cooling is better then yours he might get a better OC, and then when you swap it with him it might be even slower then your old one on your set up.

Honestly, unless your cpu is a horrible OCer or he owes you a favor or something I wouldn't make him give you a new chip he bought LOL.
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Oh never mind, he would give you the new one? I guess if you really want it you could take it. But you would need to test the overclocking of both CPUS on the same motherboard/build. If his motherboard or cooling is better then yours he might get a better OC, and then when you swap it with him it might be even slower then your old one on your set up.
Honestly, unless your cpu is a horrible OCer or he owes you a favor or something I wouldn't make him give you a new chip he bought LOL.

He is not a computer person or an OC'er he just wants to game. The CPU will never be overclocked and he does not want to get into OC'ing or anything that has to do with building or modifying his PC or whatsoever. I am not charging him to build the rig either so when I asked he was perfectly fine with the idea of it.
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