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Batches of Intel CPUs? (Sandy Bridge). Is there any stores that have a reputation for getting the best (coolest running etc) CPUs
    
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Luck of the draw, or search out batches that consistently do better.
I've been searching for the golden hardware store, but haven't found it yet...
    
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Newegg... Just a wild guess, but I would say if there is any preferred shipping to stores it would be that one...

I bought my last 2 retail cpu's from superbiz, they are cheapest. One was a golden Q9550 (1.18v VID) the next was a not so golden 760...... So luck of the draw...

I will always recommend the Egg tho. Best online computer store I have ever dealt with..

PS: if there is a Microcenter near you they are real cheap.. No shipping tho, so its all in store pick up..
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Edit: got mine off newegg
Edited by samus1677 - 3/8/11 at 12:54pm
    
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