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If you are not satisfied with your Intel chip, in my case not satisfied with the performance i am getting voltage wise out of my 2600k, would i just call them up and tell them this to get a new chip sent to me? I am under the three year warranty and i bought a 1 year extension also.

Of course i would send mine in and then they would deem if i get a new one or not? I have never done this before so yeah, i am out of my RMA time with newegg, so im guessing at this point i go through newegg?
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So you're going to call intel and tell them that the chip doesn't overclock as well as you'd like and that you want a new one. While you're at it, why don't you ask them if they can test a few out and send you one that overclocks very well, with little voltage. That way it will save both, intel and yourself, time and money.
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Ummm yeah... Good luck with that. If that was possible I would have called a long time ago about mine

I don't see what you'd complain about. A lot of 2600k's can't hit 5 GHz.
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post #4 of 9
Buy and sell till you find a good one or batch # hunt in the used market. You're not going to get a RMA b/c it doesn't have the VID you'd like for OCing; the product isn't defective.
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Well mine hits 5ghz , just seems my batch takes a lot higher voltages than others. My frustration is mostly with my mobo though at least that can be taken care of outside of RMA no questions asked with the recall and all.

I know it was a noob question, i just thought i would ask, i know people have a way with working with companies and getting exactly what they want. Sorry if this sounded dumb.

Maybe i will just drop some cash and hope i get a luckier chip and sell mine... Hmmmm
again , sorry for sounding like a total idiot. Im new to a lot of this stuff.
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post #6 of 9
Looks like the sarcasm bug has bitten hard on this thread.

Ease up folks, we all started somewhere and we have all made threads like this... cut the OP some slack.

OP - I doubt Intel would be receptive to your request. CPU batches are a hit and miss affair, as most can attest to. Im sorry your not happy with your chip / mobo but you will wiser next time.
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Originally Posted by Sethy666 View Post
Looks like the sarcasm bug has bitten hard on this thread.

Ease up folks, we all started somewhere and we have all made threads like this... cut the OP some slack.

OP - I doubt Intel would be receptive to your request. CPU batches are a hit and miss affair, as most can attest to. Im sorry your not happy with your chip / mobo but you will wiser next time.
Thanks man i appreciate it, like i said im new to a lot of this stuff. I expected some heat, but i hate coming off as wanting to be spoon fed, this was something i just had no clue about. I know my friend cried and cried to AMD support about his 970BE , and they sent him a new one. Only reason i asked.
Again sorry all .

EDIT:L040B705 just seems like a really high voltage batch across the board.
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If it runs fine at stock speeds / volts then it isn't Intel's problem. Overclocking is like the lottery. You win some, you lose some.
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If it runs fine at stock speeds / volts then it isn't Intel's problem. Overclocking is like the lottery. You win some, you lose some.
For sure. Dang , i wasnt lucky with my 965 BE either ha ha . One of these days i will get a super chip!
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