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Why does Intel lock some processors to prevent Overclokcing

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  • Intel
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Last response: in Overclocking
November 26, 2012 10:24:04 AM

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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November 26, 2012 10:44:49 AM

To earn more money when people decide to buy the more expensive overclockable CPUs.
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November 26, 2012 10:45:29 AM

Thanks! a lot.
Guess I wont be overclocking on this PC :( 
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November 26, 2012 10:45:48 AM

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