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Poll Results: Should I buy this 30B E6600 or wait for a 28B

 
  • 80% (4)
    Buy 30B now
  • 20% (1)
    Wait for better week
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post #1 of 8
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I could get my hands on this week/revision (30B), does everyone think I should go for it? I've been needing an E6600 anyway, and I know that this is a good one. Would for example the famous 28B be alot better?
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post #2 of 8
excuse me but wuts week
post #3 of 8
Anything after Week 28 has the lower stock voltage & rev Bs tend to OC better in general. I hear that As are a hit or miss. I say snag it...especially if it's at a decent price. If you don't let the people know where they can get it.

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excuse me but wuts week
The week it was made.
    
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post #4 of 8
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excuse me but wuts week
Week means when the chip was manufactured, and 30 is a pretty good week because it has a low startup voltage, like Snerp said. That means if you push it up to what earlier weeks had, you can go higher on "stock voltage". Also, Bs are better than As.
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post #5 of 8
It doesn't matter what week they are, they all can hit whatever speed you want them to run at. But just as long as the cooling allows it.

Buy now, buy tomorrow, it's all the same.
post #6 of 8
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Well, I bought the 30B E6600. I can't wait!
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Good luck with it.
    
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post #8 of 8
let us know how high you can take that chip.

and whats the VID for week 30b anyway?
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