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Originally Posted by wint0nic View Post

This is nice, what you can do is run your chip at 1.5v for a year, if it burns then get a new one, not a bad deal at all.

The thing is that if you tell Intel you were running stock, they'll replace it anyways under the regular warranty. Revenue from this program is just extra padding for Intel's financials.
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I want to give intel a hug <3
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Alvaro: Overvolting or other situation may be recognized during the troubleshooting steps or based on the system configuration.

me: So you are selling unlocked CPU's that will at 100% be overclocked with no warranty and you charge a prime for them if I understand correctly ?

me: That's my point, you should PRIME the purchaser with that overclocking warranty instead of selling it as is and just voiding their warranty off the bat.

Alvaro: This is the option that we are offering since, as mentioned, overclocking will not be recommended or approved by Intel(R).
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they do this for free already rolleyes.gif
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I like this. No more need to wait for others to figure out a chips limits. Could have used this when I burned up my FX-4100 tongue.gif
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me: So in fact if I don't take this warranty, and run my CPU not much overclocked and it just stop working in 2 years I can just try to send it in RMA and cross my fingers ?

Alvaro: In that case we can follow the normal procedure. Before approving a replacement order we may need to complete certain steps and confirm that the product was working under its requirements and specifications.

me : Alright, you told me under customer request that you came up with this idea to do the warranty. Can you take my request and just up the price of all your K cpu's by $30 and make it overclockers friendly instead of saying NO DO NOT OVERCLOCK THEM even if it's sold as a Extreme Unlocked Processor which is false advertising saying it has 3 years warranty.

Alvaro: Since Intel® does not provide any guidance on overclocking we will not recommended to work out of the product specifications. As exception, we are offering this option.

me: Alright, that the sentence I was looking for. I will overclock within 1.52v and it should be good. Thank you

Edited by Abs.exe - 1/18/12 at 11:58am
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i would have gotten if they offered Advance replacement for it.

Your cpu still works but it has degraded, now you have to ship it and wait fo them to receive it. Then is when they'll ship out your processor.

big thumbs down on it. The should have included advance replacement and both way free shipping.
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post #38 of 114
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Intel(R) honors 3 years of warranty from the date of purchase for these products. If the product is damaged due to improper installation or usage this warranty will be voided. Since these units are unlocked and we have received feedback from customers we have created this option. This will cover the cover processor failures caused by running the processor out of Intel’s published specifications. For sure, if something goes wrong in the overclocking process, Intel® will replace that processor
In chat with them. I shoot them a few args and that's what he told me, I'll try to post again with better results.

Isn't this the 1.52V max listed on the data sheet for the 1155 k chips? So the new plan covers overclocking outside the 1.52V range while the standard covers anything under that?
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Isn't this the 1.52V max listed on the data sheet for the 1155 k chips? So the new plan covers overclocking outside the 1.52V range while the standard covers anything under that?

My thought exactly, I asked him if I could send 1.66v for 6.2Ghz he told me that it's outside intel's recommendation but with that warranty they'll replace it anyway.
Hence my new post I made about him saying we do not tolerate CPU that has been runned outside intel's recommendation which is 1.52.
When I get back home I'll up my overclock to make it flush 1.52 smile.gif
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My thought exactly, I asked him if I could send 1.66v for 6.2Ghz he told me that it's outside intel's recommendation but with that warranty they'll replace it anyway.
Hence my new post I made about him saying we do not tolerate CPU that has been runned outside intel's recommendation which is 1.52.
When I get back home I'll up my overclock to make it flush 1.52 smile.gif

Seriously I'm gonna start running 1.5v through my chip every day and if it dies, then intel will replace it! haha that is kind of mind blowing....
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