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There is a new stepping that is going to be shipped, named the 'GO' stepping.

And it has proving to be an amazing OC'er
So that's what GO stepping is, thanks. The amount of bloody times I've seen people talk about it and me not understanding it is unbelievable! If it is that good I will get the Q6600 only with GO stepping though as I can increase my budget slightly.
    
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So that's what GO stepping is, thanks. The amount of bloody times I've seen people talk about it and me not understanding it is unbelievable! If it is that good I will get the Q6600 only with GO stepping though as I can increase my budget slightly.
Problem is, places will most probably ship the OLDER stepping before they start shipping the GO steppings.

Only play you are guaranteed an GO stepping is through TankGuys.

And they don't ship to the UK
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I read all about that, the thing is I will probably buy it in early September so hopefully most will be GO stepping's then!

I will probably buy off ebay as well as it is nearly always the cheapest place and I can just simply ask if it has GO stepping!
    
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