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...Because they slapped a 3960x into a 3930k box:


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Basically what happened was I originally purchased a 3930k from Amazon and returned it a few days ago to try my luck with a different chip in terms of overclocking. Anyhow, I received my replacement today and just happened to glance an X on the chip instead of a K. So I looked closer and sure enough it said 3960x and not 3930k! So I opened the box (manufacturer tape was untouched) and all the 3930k documentation was in it...Crazy stuff.

Now I'm curious to see if it actually registers as a 3960x once installed!
    
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Nice find!! ha ha buy another one and maybe the seller got a batch of mixups....rolleyes.gif
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Lucky!
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LOL! Awesome!
    
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Nice thumb.gif
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That's amazing, congrats biggrin.gif
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ill buy that off of you for the newegg price of 3930k plus $100 and shipping hehe thumb.gif "extremely" lucky.
    
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post #8 of 38
1) CPU-z check and validate.
2) Sell used for $850
3) Buy another 3930k
4) ...
5) Profit
post #9 of 38
Quick!! Everyone Order 3930k's from Amazon! LOL
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You also have the option to do the right thing and return it to Amazon letting them know of the mistake. I wouldn't but it's funny how people are...
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