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post #1 of 8
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I was wondering if unlockable CPU's that has been confirmed to unlock would have any price jump from chips that won't unlock?

Personally i'd sell unlockable chips for a bit more because they do unlock, thoughts?
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post #2 of 8
If they unlock and overclock okay, why not, but on the other hand, for the same amount of money you can buy used one that is equivalent to one that is unlocked.
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post #3 of 8
yeah they are normally around the same price.

even in graphic cards.

Take msi's twin frozr II 465 vs its twin frozr II 465 golden edition. Which unlock.

465 GE is the same price as some 470's
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Could be true...when i placed the 555 i have now in my cart on amazon 89.99 and from the price i actually purchased it for 99.99....maybe they know what chips have better unlocking ability, batch numbers probably?
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From what i know some batches has a higher unlock chance than other batches.

But again, i read somewhere that only 30% actually unlocks, can't confirm this tho.
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post #6 of 8
You also have to take into account the # of cores and the fact the chip is now used.

IE a x3 unlocked to a x4 would negate the used part and probably bring about original new price.

However, a x2 that unlocks to a x4 fine may bring the new value of a x3.



In short, no you can't unlock cores then resell it at quad value unless it has a very high overclocking ability.
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post #7 of 8
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@Nugu: That's what i was thinking about.

That these "bonus" features is confirmed working and then resell the cpu at a higher price
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post #8 of 8
bought 9 x2 555's at microcenter... all unlock to quad.... all stable at 3800MHz and above

different batch numbers too
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