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I thought large die size meant less OCability? If it doesnt why does everyones ******* get wet over small die sizes. I.e. 33, 22, who cares?
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Originally Posted by LethalRise750 View Post
The tolerance for the chips is a lot higher than current gen chips. As stuff gets smaller the tolerance goes down because you're working with more.
Yeah, this^ plus putting the older chips in more of the current MOBO's that can run them helps a lot with achiving high FSB.

When mixed with Sub zero cooling it makes a high clocking chip.
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I thought large die size meant less OCability? If it doesnt why does everyones ******* get wet over small die sizes. I.e. 33, 22, who cares?
Less power consumption, less heat. More efficient in general!
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