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I am considering getting a different CPU. I got mine from Microcenter (online) is there anything needed specifically to trade it in at 1 of the local MC stores?
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Out of curiosity, why would you get rid of the 2600K? It's a great CPU and if you have it at your sig rig specs it should be able to handle just about everything. Only CPUs I consider to be better are the 6 core i7s, and those are only really better for encoding and similar tasks.
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Why? You were able to get yours to 5.1GHz. That's better than most chips do.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bratas View Post
I am considering getting a different CPU. I got mine from Microcenter (online) is there anything needed specifically to trade it in at 1 of the local MC stores?

You can't just trade in a CPU at store... if you mean get a new one and return old one....
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An invoice from your online order is all you should need, as well as your credit card.
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post #6 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thisischuck01 View Post
Why? You were able to get yours to 5.1GHz. That's better than most chips do.
While yes I am able to hit 5.1, it requires more Vcore than most. Almost all SB will hit 5Ghz that I have seen.

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
You can't just trade in a CPU at store... if you mean get a new one and return old one....
Yeah that is what I was meaning.

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Originally Posted by cky2k6 View Post
An invoice from your online order is all you should need, as well as your credit card.
K, I have all that still.


*EDIT*
I was just curious what to say when I go to trade it in for a swap or if they even ask.
Edited by bratas - 3/16/11 at 12:25pm
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