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    Asus CPU Lock Free!?

    I just heard of this Intel only feature, and I am wondering if it works with the conroe chips and does it mean that I can have any multiplier (within reason) on any conroe chip?
    If so it kind of defeats the need for the higher clocked versions... (after the E6600 of course - my baby)
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    It does depend how variable the chips are and how good Intel's binning process is (i.e. if the 'better' chips really are more capable).

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    NVM found my answer , thanks anyway
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    I presume it does, but remember, chips are all graded by speed, when produced. you wont be able to go get a low end chip and get the same speed/stability as a X6800.

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    Not necessarily - There is a low demand for high end chips and a high end chips - therefore if intel get good yeilds some chips which could be sold as high end models are clocked to a mid range level to sell them.
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