Originally Posted by blackbalt89
yeah i understand what you're saying. i was just wondering what exactly the difference was between the batches and i was afraid that i wouldnt be able to overclock to 4.0ghz down the road if i get a "bad" batch.
i took a hit and miss. my old i7 920 was packing it in and starting to get hot, needed more voltage etc so i got this 950 which is the same batch as the ops, mine gets lower volts stable 'no idea if op tried for lowest voltages yet"
so batches aren't always reliable
you will hit 4Ghz no matter what, i have never seen a 950 not being capable of maintaining that stable.
IMO the 920's weren't as "lucky" as these current chips.
so you have nothing to worry about
@ OP - do you get 4Ghz w/ HT with stable 1.22v?