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Dude. Intel never guaranteed that any of their CPUs would overclock. All they can do is guarantee that they will be stable at stock because that's what they were tested for before shipping them out. They don't have the time or the resources to be testing each one to make sure that it can overclock to a certain extent!

AGAIN: compare my 2500K to everyone else's. It needs 1.384V just to be stable at 4.5 GHz. Do you realize how CRAPPY that is?!?! Do you see me crying over it? NO! Why? Because Intel never guaranteed that it would overclock!

Geez, dude. I really wish you'd listen because then you'd become grateful that you're able to overclock AT ALL. I'm getting really sick of explaining this to you, my friend.

I've seen a few too many people RMA with average or 100mhz below average chips, or worse, return them, solely because they got it, took it out of the box and it wasn't amazing. Many didn't even take the time to learn Haswell settings like VRIN, just doing stuff like adjusting Vcore, running prime or linpack then freaking out when instant 100c and crashing
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post #232 of 641
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I've seen a few too many people RMA with average or 100mhz below average chips, or worse, return them, solely because they got it, took it out of the box and it wasn't amazing. Many didn't even take the time to learn Haswell settings like VRIN, just doing stuff like adjusting Vcore, running prime or linpack then freaking out when instant 100c and crashing

 

Yeah, people these days strike me as being ridiculously selfish. Everything has to be absolutely perfect, as though the entire universe was created to serve them. Then they wonder why they're not totally happy.

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post #233 of 641
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Yeah, people these days strike me as being ridiculously selfish. Everything has to be absolutely perfect, as though the entire universe was created to serve them. Then they wonder why they're not totally happy.

I'd feel kinda screwed if i got a CPU that i was going to use for like 5-10k hours and a friend got one that clocked 10% higher, but in the end, it's not the end of the world or even a major change to performance. If it happens, it does
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I'd feel kinda screwed if i got a CPU that i was going to use for like 5-10k hours and a friend got one that clocked 10% higher, but in the end, it's not the end of the world or even a major change to performance. If it happens, it does

 

Yeah, but with how many CPUs they manufacturer, you almost have to force yourself to remember that after all, it's the "silicone lottery" and so there are no guarantees and that there are some CPUs that just suck at overclocking.

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post #235 of 641
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I feel like crying. my chip is a lemon. shouldn't intel have some kind of quality control. they should have a policy against selling chips that need more then 1.3v to be stable at 4.3ghz. I think my next cpu is going to be a amd

You want to sell your 4770K and buy a chip that is not as good just because it may overclock higher? May I ask how old you are? It may really help me understand this thread a little better.
post #236 of 641
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I've seen a few too many people RMA with average or 100mhz below average chips, or worse, return them, solely because they got it, took it out of the box and it wasn't amazing. Many didn't even take the time to learn Haswell settings like VRIN, just doing stuff like adjusting Vcore, running prime or linpack then freaking out when instant 100c and crashing
I should rma my chip my chip is in the bottom 3 percentile. I did every thing in the z87 rog maximus vi guide I followed the instructions to the letter .
    
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I should rma my chip my chip is in the bottom 3 percentile. I did every thing in the z87 rog maximus vi guide I followed the instructions to the letter .

 

Please don't do that. You could end up with something worse. As I said before, you have an extremely amazing rig the way it is. Learn how to be grateful. If you continue being this ungrateful for what the universe has given to you, then it could eventually be taken away from you. Trust me, I am speaking from experience.

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Please don't do that. You could end up with something worse. As I said before, you have an extremely amazing rig the way it is. Learn how to be grateful. If you continue being this ungrateful for what the universe has given to you, then it could eventually be taken away from you. Trust me, I am speaking from experience.
i know what you are saying i am grateful . but i paid good money for my chip so i expect a good chip . on the haswell overclocking guide and statistics my cpu is in the bottom 3 percentile that means 97% of the people out there with a i7 4770k got a better chip then i did . i doubt if i get another chip that it will be worst . any way i called intel yesterday and told them my situation and they said i cant rma my processor because i overclocked it and it voided my warranty. they offered me the intel tuning protection plan for $25 . and they said i can try to see if the store i bought it from will take it back. but i don't think they will because it been all most 2 months since i bought it
    
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i know what you are saying i am grateful . but i paid good money for my chip so i expect a good chip . on the haswell overclocking guide and statistics my cpu is in the bottom 3 percentile that means 97% of the people out there with a i7 4770k got a better chip then i did . i doubt if i get another chip that it will be worst . any way i called intel yesterday and told them my situation and they said i cant rma my processor because i overclocked it and it voided my warranty. they offered me the intel tuning protection plan for $25 . and they said i can try to see if the store i bought it from will take it back. but i don't think they will because it been all most 2 months since i bought it

You got exactly what you paid for. A chip that will run perfectly fine at stock settings without crashing. If you were grateful, you would be happy you could play your games on a great system. If you RMA your processor and get one that goes to 4.5, you will notice exactly 0 difference from what you have now.
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I give up.

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