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post #1 of 20
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I do I check the Week, Code, and Revison of my CPU? I was able to find the Revision (b2) in CPUZ, but the week and code were not listed. Any pointers?
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post #2 of 20
Look on the actual CPU itself for this information
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post #3 of 20
Checking the CPU itself is the logical answer if you do not own the box for the processor (i.e. OEM).

Date: If you own the processor box however look for a line resembling this on the side of the packaging:
L628A276. This is a week 28 processor

The code I believe you are referring to will/should be directly below that line.
post #4 of 20
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Great! Thanks for your help guys. Luckily, I did save the box because that is where I keep the stock cooling for this CPU (never used it since I use water cooling). I definitely didn't want to take off my cpu block just to test this. If anyone is wondering, I have a week 28 e6600.
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post #5 of 20
whats the deal with the week?
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post #6 of 20
There is speculation and some information to show that certain weeks overclock better than others.
post #7 of 20
Anyone know of a known guide of good oc'ers? Just curious
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post #8 of 20
Congratulations on having a week 28
Due to the Silicon used during week 28 these chips will overclock very well
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Originally Posted by The_Manual View Post
Congratulations on having a week 28
Due to the Silicon used during week 28 these chips will overclock very well
So the actual silicon in the chips makes it OC better? How? Does it repel heat better? Enable better conductivity?
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
So the actual silicon in the chips makes it OC better? How? Does it repel heat better? Enable better conductivity?
With increased purity in Silicon better results are obtained.
The conductivity, resistance, current handling, and other physics properties are more effective and efficient with Silicon purity levels.
It is believed that the Silicon used in the Week 28 Core 2 Duo E6600 processors was the purist of them all (so far) and therefore is more stable and "overclockable" the other week variants
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