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in all my years messing with pc"s ive never heard or come across a faulty cpu.
not one that's been abused but just faulty and had maybe to rma it?
    
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post #2 of 36
No.


Thats usually the one thing you can count on to never go bad/be DOA.
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My Athlon II x4 630 was dead. That was because of the VRM's popping on the board though.

With regular old standard overclocking abuse, you'll likely never have a dead CPU though. They're one of the few things that will take plenty of abuse and stay running.
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I've had 2 athlon XP's burn out on me, then again they were really cheap chips at the time and I didn't bother to rma them.
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Geez, you're right. I've built several computers and yet to see a bad CPU.
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post #6 of 36
Sempron 140 died on me the other week - Just stopped working in any board
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I had a old Prescott p4 go bad on me.... That was before I got into overclocking... It was only 6 months old
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post #8 of 36
I was a pc tech for 4 years as well as now doing school district support. I have seen 1 bad cpu ever and it was returned by a customer. I suspect they damaged it but we had no way to tell. I rma'd it just like anything else and intel gladly replaced it.
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I officially killed a 930. I had it running on 4.4 Ghz with 1.45vcore for too long and the memory controller went to pieces. It will only boot and works very slowly when I set the ram to 800Mhz.

RMA'ed and got a new one . They too stated the CPU was broken.
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30+ CPU's owned and none faulty yet
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