Wow, this just got better. I have reason to believe that he just sold my chip on [H]ardforum - check out this sale thread:
I am that fellow Anandtecher, and that is my chip's batch number. What are the odds?
And is that the EVGA X58 mobo he mentioned in his message to me?
It's getting more absurd...
sorry for the grammar imma sending this from my phone