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So I bought a 3770K recently and started to find out through overclocking and a help thread here on OCN, that its considered golden. I posted for peer review here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1397734/is-it-possible-i-have-a-golden-3770k

In the thread some members claimed AsRock boards show lower vcore than what is actually shown in CPUz. I have verified in that thread, a bios updated was issued to fix incorrect reading, and I even verified with a DMM. Voltages are actually a tad lower than what CPUz shows. So they are as follows.

HT on for all tests.

4.4ghz 1.09v.

4.5GHz 1.120v

4.6GHz 1.180v

4.7GHz 1.235v

All 100% stable tested 30 runs IBT and several hours prime

Benched at 5GHz at 1.32 but not prime stable tested waiting for better cooler.

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So i read that good overclocking ivys can be worth a pretty penny. My question is as things stand with it getting the above overclocks at such low vcore, what is the price that its worth right now. Thanks for any suggestions, just trying to get a feel for value. thumb.gif
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329,99$ Shipped
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post #3 of 9
I, too, would pay 330 shipped.
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it is a nice chip, average chips would go for around $230 but for yours you might to the right buyer get $300 or so
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post #5 of 9
$300.
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$300-$315 shipped although you can try posting it higher at around $335 and see if you get any offers
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I wouldn't advertise 100% stable without minimum 24h prime runs. Many overclocks fail on the 13th hour or so. wink.gif

Edit: I wouldn't sell that for under $350 considering that a new 3770k still costs ~$360 in Europe.
Edited by Ukkooh - 6/6/13 at 8:19am
     
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by Ukkooh View Post

I wouldn't advertise 100% stable without minimum 24h prime runs. Many overclocks fail on the 13th hour or so. wink.gif

Edit: I wouldn't sell that for under $350 considering that a new 3770k still costs ~$360 in Europe.

I have been overclocking for quite some time. 24 hour prime is over the top and not needed. I run IBT MAX 30 runs, the prime for around 6-8 hours, with no whea errors. Then I ad +.01. Volts just to be sure. If I where to sell I would stand behind those number fully.

Although I'm shocked that it does not retail for more. My chip is in the top 1% of low voltage for ocn, I thought it would fetch more.

Not worth it to sell. Thanks for the info anyways guys +rep all around.
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Not sure on worth, but I know I'd love to see that chip on LN2. yessir.gif
    
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