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Recommend Which i7 930 Stepping + Core + Batch i should buy

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  • Intel i7
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Last response: in Overclocking
May 21, 2010 5:43:56 AM

Guys im about to buy a i7 930.

Doing a bit of research i can see that there are costarica nehalem etc etc, i duno which one is best?

and ive heard this batches are the best



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May 23, 2010 3:04:18 AM

Chances of you getting one from those batches are pretty slim. They go through batches quickly, all going to different distributors, different stores, different OEMs, etc. So unless you're planning on buying from a retailer that will check that number for you (very unlikely, and if they do, expect to pay a premium for it).

Why do you want one from those batches? They mean nothing other than that was the batch, from a certain wafer/etc, just because one chip from that batch made it to, say, 7GHz doesn't mean they all can.
May 23, 2010 6:46:26 AM

Yes indeed, I managed to get this batch which seems to be quite popular

3912c699 for i7 930