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post #31 of 340
The unlocked BIOS's already in the wild, so they can't really stop it completely.

I think they had to "ban" this also because there were many bugs and issues as soon as these non-K chips were being overclocked, besides the financial reasons.

http://hwbot.org/newsflash/3307_non_k_skylake_overclocking_hurts_avx2_performance_problem_related_to_256_bit_vector_warm_up_(hardware.fr)
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post #32 of 340
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No, but they can push microcode update through windows update.
ahh forgot about it... sneaky fellas intel, sure they are

would be nice if such an update could be blocked somehow, but anyways just wanted to point out there's a reason beyond fancy looks for Z motherboards,
and for i3s I'd sure love them unlocked, like that G3285 was a nice idea, so maybe they're just prepping a new such product as nothing comes free smile.gif
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post #33 of 340
This is why AMD needs to survive. Intel has a boot over AMD's throat at the moment but imagine if AMD wasn't even there. $250 Core i3 with no HT. Core i5 K Series $550.
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intel trying to avoid a high return rate on those chips maybe. ..
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That is what intel precisely wants ocer's to think.



Intel putting the squeeze oc'ers becuase they can and charge obnoxious premiums on their top tier chips. I'm glad dx12 is being rolled out, so the cpu factor becomes slowly irrelevant and intel with it for gamers. You can only push us so far.


For me it's is not worth the effort to overclock an i3 chip. When I overclock I want the absolute best there is and then push it even further. Once a chip is no longer top of the line and I put it into some other pc like a server or media center I don't even bother overclocking. What makes people buy i3s and spend the effort to overclock them and still have an inferior system? Why not spend that time making some money and getting far bigger boost in performance by buying top of the line?

 



Your rig seems to severely collide with the statement you've written...

Elaborate please, how does 5960x at 4.5Ghz collide with what I said?
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Elaborate please, how does 5960x at 4.5Ghz collide with what I said?

Your htpc (I think that's what it is) is the first rig showing, he/she might not have clicked over.

Regardless, of course Intel was going to do this, they didn't go through all the trouble of branding -k chips for nothing. With that being said, though, I think that this just means stuff like this will NOT happen again on future chipsets. They can't really do anything about the motherboards already out there, and the bios(how do you plural bios lol) floating around capable of said feature. The only people that are going to update the bios are people that know how, and on top of that, don't care about the locked ocing feature being removed. /shrug
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From a "maximize profits" perspective, I think it's a mistake to restrict overclocking on non-k boards.

If a person can afford to buy a Z board, he/she probably can afford to buy an unlocked core i5/i7.
People who buy non-Z boards (such as me) for overclocking, may be enthusiasts, but most are probably not rich.
Why buy a non-Z board except if you can't afford a Z board? A rich enthusiast overclocker would probably buy a high-end motherboard because he understands the importance of a quality motherboard for overclocking.

A non-enthusiast, amateur overclocker (assuming he has extra money to spent), probably would buy the Z board because it officially supports overclocking. A poor overclocker will rarely buy the Z board because he/she is poor.

There is a plausible explanation. Perhaps non-Z overclockers are more likely to damage cpu's and motherboads?
If intel has a liberal return policy, then I can imagine they could potentially lose much money on replacement of cpu, chipset, etc.
But this problem can be addressed by changing their return policy or by lowering the cost of overclockable cpu and motherboards for people who agree to no returns (or very restricted returns), or something such as that. Perhaps intel should add more voltage/heat protection to their cpu's?

Trying to "force" people to spend more money, often does not work because people have limited budgets.
Why exactly is intel disabling overclocking? because of profit loss via returns? legal reasons? what?
     
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From a "maximize profits" perspective, I think it's a mistake to restrict overclocking on non-k boards.

If a person can afford to buy a Z board, he/she probably can afford to buy an unlocked core i5/i7.
People who buy non-Z boards (such as me) for overclocking, may be enthusiasts, but most are probably not rich.
Why buy a non-Z board except if you can't afford a Z board? A rich enthusiast overclocker would probably buy a high-end motherboard because he understands the importance of a quality motherboard for overclocking.

A non-enthusiast, amateur overclocker (assuming he has extra money to spent), probably would buy the Z board because it officially supports overclocking. A poor overclocker will rarely buy the Z board because he/she is poor.

There is a plausible explanation. Perhaps non-Z overclockers are more likely to damage cpu's and motherboads?
If intel has a liberal return policy, then I can imagine they could potentially lose much money on replacement of cpu, chipset, etc.
But this problem can be addressed by changing their return policy or by lowering the cost of overclockable cpu and motherboards for people who agree to no returns (or very restricted returns), or something such as that. Perhaps intel should add more voltage/heat protection to their cpu's?

Trying to "force" people to spend more money, often does not work because people have limited budgets.
Why exactly is intel disabling overclocking? because of profit loss via returns? legal reasons? what?

Well, Intel's margins don't come from the motherboards, they come from the CPU's. If you want to see what would happen if they didn't have -k chips look no further than AMD. They sold a whole lot more 8320s than they did 9590's... the 8320 has a much smaller margin. If Intel was AMD, the 9590 would have been a -k model, and the 8320 would have been locked. As such is why AMD loses money every quarter, and Intel takes baths in pools of money. (just kidding, kind of biggrin.gif )
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Sure, no reason to be upset when a feature present on the motherboard you bought gets removed by a greedy corporation. thumb.gif
didn't you see the part of the reviews where they said that while it was possible to get an i3 stable through bclk oc, there were various system issues and "weirdnesses" while running it.
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This is why AMD needs to survive. Intel has a boot over AMD's throat at the moment but imagine if AMD wasn't even there. $250 Core i3 with no HT. Core i5 K Series $550.
does it really affect intel's prices that much ? would i5 cost $550 if fx8 wasn't there?
If GPU market is any relevant example, then were 980Ti prices affected by Fury X launch at all?
Edited by Klocek001 - 2/4/16 at 9:22am
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They don't even let you change RAM frequency unless you buy their super dooper cool K CPU's with a Z-motherboard. rolleyes.gif

They do, just not above the specifications of the IMC
Edited by Cyro999 - 2/4/16 at 9:51am
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