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Hopefully the new CPU works out better and it's just a leaky IMC or something on the CPU itself.

And you have a PM wink.gif
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Hopefully the new CPU works out better and it's just a leaky IMC or something on the CPU itself.

And you have a PM wink.gif

Yeah that's what I'm hoping too. I haven't seen too many people having issues like this so it should iron itself out with the new Proc. thumb.gif

Your generosity is very much appreciated axe. Gonna have to make some donations for one or more of the F@Ts' to cover the generosity I have been the recipient of over the last 3 weeks. Gott akeep that Karma monkey well fed. biggrin.gif

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Hopefully the new CPU works out better and it's just a leaky IMC or something on the CPU itself.

And you have a PM wink.gif

Yeah that's what I'm hoping too. I haven't seen too many people having issues like this so it should iron itself out with the new Proc. thumb.gif

Your generosity is very much appreciated axe. Gonna have to make some donations for one or more of the F@Ts' to cover the generosity I have been the recipient of over the last 3 weeks. Gott akeep that Karma monkey well fed. biggrin.gif

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No problem buddy, always happy to help, I've always received a lot of extra help over the past 4 months I've been a member redface.gif
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I gots COOOOOOKIIIIIIE!!! dancingcookiemonster1.gif



Okay now that that's out of the way...

As you know, I RMA'ed the the Processor.

While waiting for the replacement CPU to show up I went to the Egg and checked out the Feedback there for the 8120. In doing so one review stated that dude submitted through AMD for RMA(like I did) and get his chip installed and the replacement was Engineering Sample. bigeyedsmiley.png Nooooooo way says I. Right? I mean I know AMD expects them to be returned but why would they re-pack them and fill RMA requests with (ES) CPU?

Well gang I have to say I was taking this with a huge grain of sodium chloride.

Got the CPU the other day...

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As you can maybe see there is TIM on this CPU...

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Finger was clean til I ran it over the spot on the CPU...

bigeyedsmiley.png ... NO FREAKIN WAY, RIGHT!?!

I got it in the board right now been Folding for about an hour on it and CPUID is showing 52c. ASUS Probe II is saying 60c. So being that I specifically downloaded Benchmark Review pack from CPUID for this CPU I think that the temp issue is sorted out.

Will post a screen cap for proof of (ES) later tonite. I'm sad, cause this is for a client build and I can't keep CPU. Client won't even OC her system. What a fantastic waste of potential. frown.gif

Still that's awesome that I get one of the Engineering Samples cross my build table.

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I've got a regular 8120 i'll trade ya for the ES? biggrin.gif

Mine's gonna go into a friend's build, so I'll probably do some mild oc'ing for him.. wink.gif
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I've got a regular 8120 i'll trade ya for the ES? biggrin.gif

Mine's gonna go into a friend's build, so I'll probably do some mild oc'ing for him.. wink.gif

I would love to but I've already committed delivery for Friday. Can't dally about with set deadlines. smile.gif

Although when I get my FX-8120, I think I'm gonna see about swapping it with this one if Client is willing. Since I do all her systems, I figure she'd be amenable to that. I spend my own gas to take them to her and she puts me up for however long I need to work on her systems an then I come home. biggrin.gif

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Sorry to say, but you guys are definatly wrong, update cpu-z and quit dreaming, any bulldozer chip shows as ES with the old versions. Mine was saying the same until I updated to 1.60 or even 1.59. You are using 1.56 so sorry to burst your bubble.
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Sorry to say, but you guys are definatly wrong, update cpu-z and quit dreaming, any bulldozer chip shows as ES with the old versions. Mine was saying the same until I updated to 1.60 or even 1.59. You are using 1.56 so sorry to burst your bubble.

The last Chip didn't say (ES) and this one does. I agree that updating the software is a good idea. But BNIB CPU don't come with any TIM pre-applied, let alone AMD doesn't ship RMA submissions to RMA replacement requests. If it didn't have the TIM on it and if the original CPU had said (ES) on it, I'd tend to believe that you're correct here. But there are too many coinkydinks at work here to think that the CPU is anything but an (ES) CPU. mellowsmiley.gif

Just updated it and it shows AES in the instructions. So yes, pretty sure it's an ES CPU. Although I wouldn't mind someone submitting their Validation for comparison's sake. smile.gif

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2302216

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Nah mine says all the same things, and if you updated and it doesn't say (ES) then it's just an average chip. You have to remember that amd changed the code for bulldozer, that's why everyone with am3+ boards still had to update the bios to use bulldozer because it was difftrent then what amd put out. So if a cpu that cpu-z doesn't know is viewed, it will show as es.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2302323
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But then why the TIM? This chip wasn't clean and it was BNIB. mellowsmiley.gif

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ASUS DRW-24B1ST  Swiftech 6950/6870 GPU Heatsink Swiftech 6950/6870 GPU Heatsink Monsoon 1/2"x5/8" PETG White Hardline tubing. 
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Monsoon Economy Hardline fittings EK Dual DDC V2 top Swiftech Pump DDC-1T (2) Liquid Fusion V Double helix Reservoir 
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Yate Loon 120x20 (D12SM-12C) Medium Speed Silen... EK Supreme HF Classified EK Thermosphere GPU Block EK Thermosphere GPU Block 
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Win7 64 bit Ultimate OEM Asus VH222H Black HDMI Widescreen Logitech the OCZ went buhbye adios. Don't know ... Corsair CMPSU HX 850w Modular 
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