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Why does Intel lock some processors to prevent Overclokcing

Could I please ask somebody if there is any specific reason why Intel locks some processors to prevent overclocking?

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Prebuilt Dell XPS8500
-GT640 Graphics
-450W PSU
-Intel i7 3770 8 CPUs
-8GB RAM DDR3
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    To earn more money when people decide to buy the more expensive overclockable CPUs.
  2. Thanks! a lot.
    Guess I wont be overclocking on this PC :(
  3. Best answer selected by e-coli.
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