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So I just ordered a i7 4930k and i heard Malaysia is the best kind of chip. 

Is this true  ? and what kind of Voltages does it range from and to .

Upgrading from a 3820

I dunno how many kinds/origins of chips there are .

I think there is Costa Rica but thats the only one i know. 

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1st letter or digit = plant code: (Malaysia)
0 = San Jose, Costa Rica
1 = Cavite, Philippines
3 = Costa Rica
6 = Chandler, Arizona
7 = Philippines
8 = Leixlip, Ireland
9 = Penang, Malaysia
L = Malaysia
Q = Malaysia
R = Manila, Philippines
Y = Leixlip, Ireland

Don't know if this list is true because I've only seen Malaysia and Costa Rica chips
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with me,any costa rican chip ive gotten has outperformed its malay counterparts.

IE i had 2 2500K chips on the same board for testing

the malay chip maxed at 4.7ghz and wouldnt boot higher no matter the voltage.

the costa rican chip is what im on currently, it runs 5.0ghz at 1.4v 24/7 stable without issues,
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