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E6600 Stepping

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How is this stepping for my E6600? Is that what the stepping is?

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Edit: NVM, I think you have a A5 stepping.(someone care to share their input?)

I believe it is after your first 3 numbers, but I am not certain.
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What does stepping mean?
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A stepping is a version of the CPU. There are certain things changed in the CPU to fix bugs and other issues. This in turn makes each stepping behave differently, causing some steppings to have better over clock potential than others.
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Ok, since I am not 100% sure on what stepping you have--and no one else seems to be around--


You can always run CPU-z, I believe that tells you what stepping you have.


This list also might come in handy.
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its made in the 11 th week of 2007, stepping code "a"
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