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post #1 of 15
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I need an appraisal for an i5 2500k.

I bought this CPU with the release of the P67 motherboards which was roughly a year ago I believe. It seems to be a decent CPU, probably not amazing, but decent. I've kept it at 4.2Ghz at 1.285v under load and at 1.235v idle for pretty much its entire life, and temps have always been kept under 60c.

Thanks for the help, much appreciated.
Edited by jivenjune - 4/16/12 at 8:39pm
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post #2 of 15
$185-190 is what I'd say! smile.gif
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$185-190 is what I'd say! smile.gif

Really? That much, still?

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I'd say probably $170-$180ish. thumb.gif
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Volts are kinda high for 4.2, why does your sig say Intel Core i5 2500k (4.4 GHz @ 1.270 V) ?

Aside from that most i5's atm are worth about 150-180ish USD depending on shipping , though if MC shipped it would be much lower. I think most are willing to buy them for 150 easy since they dont have a MC close by but most when you hit the 180 mark decide to maybe just spend the extra 40ish and get it new.
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i would say $160 - $170, if it is a good overclocker like 5GHz + at nice voltages then you can get more like $200+ smile.gif
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i would say $160 - $170, if it is a good overclocker like 5GHz + at nice voltages then you can get more like $200+ smile.gif

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~$170 sounds good
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post #9 of 15
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Volts are kinda high for 4.2, why does your sig say Intel Core i5 2500k (4.4 GHz @ 1.270 V) ?
Aside from that most i5's atm are worth about 150-180ish USD depending on shipping , though if MC shipped it would be much lower. I think most are willing to buy them for 150 easy since they dont have a MC close by but most when you hit the 180 mark decide to maybe just spend the extra 40ish and get it new.

I had it at 4.4 Ghz @ 1.270 during an early BIOS release and was able to keep it stable back then using my old motherboard, but that BIOS had some boot looping issues. This was before I began using the turbo feature, so my CPU pretty much sat at 1.270v whether it was at 100% load or 10% load. I tweaked with load line calibration so that it'd jump from 1.6Ghz at 1.235v and then to 4.2Ghz at 1.285v under load. The overclock wasn't as good with the new BIOS update, but I stopped having boot loop issues, so it was a worthy trade IMO. I didn't notice a difference in temperatures or speed either way.

Thanks for the estimate--repped.
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STUBASS HAS SPOKEN!!! laughingsmiley.gif

hahahah, i hope your not amming that gun at me biggrin.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by jivenjune View Post

I had it at 4.4 Ghz @ 1.270 during an early BIOS release and was able to keep it stable back then using my old motherboard, but that BIOS had some boot looping issues. This was before I began using the turbo feature, so my CPU pretty much sat at 1.270v whether it was at 100% load or 10% load. I tweaked with load line calibration so that it'd jump from 1.6Ghz at 1.235v and then to 4.2Ghz at 1.285v under load. The overclock wasn't as good with the new BIOS update, but I stopped having boot loop issues, so it was a worthy trade IMO. I didn't notice a difference in temperatures or speed either way.
Thanks for the estimate--repped.

your welcome and goodluck with your sale smile.gif
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