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I'm a little unsure about CPU stepping. Could you inform me?

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Whats up everyone,

Anyways on cpu-z it says my cpu has stepping: 3 is this good?
now, what are the differences between the numbers, and what exactly is stepping, i have a good idea but need to be sure..thank you to everyone
    
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The stepping codes are the codes for the actual batch of cpu that were made on a particular day, and week. Some are better than others. The stepping code you see in CPU-Z doesnt mean anything, its just a revision. You need to pull your heatsink and fan off the cpu and see what the stepping says on the IHS.
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oOo ok...ill post when i look at it
    
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