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Windows 7: Q6600

06 Aug 2009   #1
spliff

7600x64 RTM
 
 
Q6600

Gonna go over to the Yongsan electronics/computer market and buy one today. About a 150$. How can i tell that it's the current "Go Stepping" chip when I buy it?


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06 Aug 2009   #2
WiFi Ed

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Google sez:

"Check your box and umner the ID number if it says SLACR then its a G0. if it says SLUMR(not sure if thats right) then its B3."

Spelling errors courtesy of the post I clipped from...
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06 Aug 2009   #3
blackroseMD1

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64
 
 

Yeah, WiFi Ed is right on the money...you definitely want a SLACR chip.

Looking at the label on the box for my Q6600, you want to look for something that says S-SPEC:

if it says SLACR next to that, then you have yourself a G0.

Congrats on the new purchase...it's a great chip. Also, overclocks well, if you are into that sort of thing.
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06 Aug 2009   #4
johngalt

 

These days, it is damn near impossible to find anything but the G0.

I bought mine well over a year ago - and it is a SLACR too....
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