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What is stepping?

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I tried to search the FAQ's before posting but it seems that section is under construction. So what exactly is a stepping?
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Stepping is simply the method of relating the date of production, the segemnts of core and location of fabrication through a series of letters and numbers!
Certian steppings are greated with a greater level off respect when OCing, not only because of the date of production and the Fab facilitys location but the part of the cores quality. . . in that, some cores of silicone and the part of the chip that it's cut from are simply better than others!
    
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There's a FAQ here somewhere that goes into it extensively, I'd like to see it too... Can someone link it?
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