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RIPPED-OFF on Ebay AGAIN! - Intel "Black Ops" CPU

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This is one of the most FABLED CPUs in Intel's line-up... and I finally got my hands on 2 of them. Was it worth the hassle?
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  1. Pequod


    13 timer siden

    I thought you had a mustache in the thumbnail. Like a real male entity

  2. ChristopherCobra


    Dag siden

    I am likely wrong (my knowledge is out of date), but if the on-chip CPU ID is neuter or unreleased (as it might be on a custom application CPU), then the CPUID call won't have a microcode match from BIOS. The BIOS will take what it gets - gathers - and "guess". Hyper-threading won't enable - ID will misreport - and the CPU will configure wonky. In real operation (assuming these chips are what they say they are) a custom BIOS would be used. But I wonder - is there a way to disable the CPU ID on the CPU - maybe by lidding it and drilling a microhole in a specific pin? No idea, but it might cause the system to report the chip in an erroneous - yet consistent - way.'s an interesting thought. Doubt it works. But I do have a Northwood around...maybe I can get it to report as a 4.6 and sell it on E-bay ....not that I would do such a thing.

  3. Dexsters 56

    Dexsters 56

    2 dager siden

    10:20 just chiller it Get alex Go to the kitchen ,and freeze this beeach

  4. Aaron SemlerPDX

    Aaron SemlerPDX

    2 dager siden

    Wow - lame!! I thought Linus was a pro, but just saw him trying to rate the speed of this CPU with the task manager... Ya lost some serious points with that one, brah. Lemme give you some advice, my good sir, firing up my old Haswell i5 4690K and popping on a 43x multiplier for 4.3GHz in the BIOS, let's just see what Windows 10 Task Manager says: 5.24GHz?! What a surprise! I guess I have one of the very fastest Haswell i5's that was never released, all without any need for a LN2 pot!! DON'T USE WINDOWS TASK MANAGER FOR STATS!!

  5. Ridtheworldofgarbagehumans


    3 dager siden

    Return it, in fact send back a box of marbles. Guaranteed eBay sides with you.....they always do.

  6. Martin M

    Martin M

    3 dager siden

    That utilization is Windows 10 idiocracy, I sold my X79 rig because of this. You should try Windows 7.

  7. dennis moyer

    dennis moyer

    3 dager siden

    i was looking up motherboards that might support the JKT and the HP Z820 hade this listed :::::::: info [CPU JKT/IVT/HSW Features] PCLMULQ Instruction: Enabled PECI: Enabled ART (Always Running APIC Timer): Enabled Segment-Limit Checking 64-Bit Mode: Disabled GSSE256 Instructions: Enabled XSAVEOPT: Enabled XSAVE: Enabled AES: Enabled TSC Deadline: Enabled SMI Inhibit with Opt-out SMM: Enabled LT SX (TXT for Servers): Enabled LT Production: Enabled SMX: Enabled VMX: Enabled VT-x3: Disabled VT Real Mode: Enabled VT CPAUSE: Enabled Multi-Threading: Enabled LLC Ways: 0.5 M (4 lower ways) Programmable TDP Limits: Enabled EP 4S Config: Disabled EP (1S/2S) Config: Enabled EN (1S/2S) Config: Disabled UP (1S/WS) Config: Disabled Memory Channel Mirroring Mode: Enabled Memory LT Support: Enabled Memory Frequency Support: DDR-1600 Physical Address Size Supported: 46-bit Soft SKU Feature: Disabled QoS: Disabled Extended APIC: Enabled CPU HOT ADD: Disabled RAS (Data Poisoning, MCA Recovery): Disabled DCA: Enabled QPI Link 1: Enabled QPI Link 0: Enabled Maximum Supported QPI ratio: 8.0 GT/s Thermal Profile: 1U NTB: Enabled RAID-on-load: Enabled PCIe LT SX: Enabled PCIe LT: Enabled PCIe Gen 3: Enabled PCIe DMA: Enabled DMI: Enabled Patrol Scrub: Enabled Rank Sparing: Enabled LOCKSTEP: Enabled CLTT: Enabled 3N Mode: Enabled 4Gb DDR3: Enabled 8Gb DDR3: Enabled UDIMM Support: Enabled RDIMM Support: Enabled DIR: Enabled ECC: Enabled QR DIMM: Enabled Memory Channel 0: Enabled Memory Channel 1: Enabled Memory Channel 2: Enabled Memory Channel 3: Enabled Memory Channel 4: Enabled Memory Channel 5: Enabled

  8. dennis moyer

    dennis moyer

    3 dager siden

    • dennis moyer

      dennis moyer

      3 dager siden

      looks like they talk about using a Supermicro solution for the motherboard

  9. H4KD11


    4 dager siden

    Bro my 3930k did 4.6 all day

  10. pino de vogel

    pino de vogel

    4 dager siden

    I should slap my 3770k on ebay it can do 5ghz all core and maby more with a custom loop or other better cooler.and it is from all the way back in 2012.

  11. TheHvk


    4 dager siden

    When he put ice in the reservoir 🤣🤣

  12. Dexsters 56

    Dexsters 56

    4 dager siden

    Blow money on the best X79 motherboard , and remake this again ans use a chiller

  13. RomanoProductions


    5 dager siden

    Linus the small guy with great talents 💥

  14. Warsun


    5 dager siden

    4960x was not the leader. Just making that clear. It was the FX 8350.

  15. Resonating Productions

    Resonating Productions

    5 dager siden

    I wonder if utilization would be any different on a Linux OS :thinking:

  16. Head Robotics

    Head Robotics

    5 dager siden

    Is “ripped off” SEO clickbait then??

  17. MrDazana


    5 dager siden

    Didn't see it in the video, but I didn't see you disable the Speedstep in the bios

  18. KKS Gaming

    KKS Gaming

    5 dager siden

    Well that was a waste of time and to Linus, he wasted 500 dollars as well lol

    • Bobfrey Joniam

      Bobfrey Joniam

      18 timer siden

      Dont worry, he can def afford it

  19. The Foolish Channel

    The Foolish Channel

    5 dager siden

    Linus: *buys offbrand products from Ebay* Product: *runs perfectly fine* Linus: why are you running?

  20. Connor CZ

    Connor CZ

    5 dager siden

    I mean task manager is broken for older chips. My Core 2 duo is stuck at 91% usage max while other software shows 100%

  21. northern marine

    northern marine

    5 dager siden

    160w board and you expect 250w cpu to work without issues? maybe try something from supermicro

  22. Ischev


    6 dager siden

    #shameless plug

  23. Voss Li

    Voss Li

    6 dager siden

    You just have all the X79 motherboards dont you XD

  24. Sauyon Lee

    Sauyon Lee

    6 dager siden

    I guess it's unlikely you'll see this, but I personally didn't click for the longest time because of the eBay ripped-off thing, because I thought you didn't get a genuine part. (I got through to the video through autoplay).

  25. greenrefrigerator


    6 dager siden

    Got ripped-off on Ebay . . . That can't be because Ebay says your purchases are "safe".

  26. Benedikt Wirtz

    Benedikt Wirtz

    6 dager siden

    Why does the ebay listing say 2011 if it was made in 2013 ?

  27. Cosmo_Plays


    6 dager siden

    The true successor to NetBurst.

  28. Joan Uzunov

    Joan Uzunov

    6 dager siden

    12:35 wtf

  29. Trystan Oowatie

    Trystan Oowatie

    6 dager siden

    it's really weird hearing people talk about ASIC's outside of my work, I build them 😅

  30. purplegill10


    7 dager siden

    PLEASE DELID THIS THING! I wonder how much better the temps would be if you got some liquid metal on there

  31. Mike Fish

    Mike Fish

    7 dager siden

    Hey Linus could you try this cpu in an oem system board? Like a Dell Precision T3600 or Fujitsu

  32. gkingkongkev


    7 dager siden

    clock speed shouldn't be jumping around this much, it should be fixed. *looks at task manager*.... Uhm



    7 dager siden

    In all fairness! Just to say that is really the legit chip! The pins on it would be incorrect for the socket you have it installed in. It had its own special pin layout unlike CPUs of the mainstream in the same socket. Ever see a person put a 771 in a 775 socket? Same idea! it will work if you block a few pins so it won't ground out. will work if they do ground out just not so well.(Pins 16,23,61,103 need to be grounded.)( Pin 4,5,112 are dead shorted to ground should be blank). (Pin 11 Has voltage in. Should be blank) (Pin 66mobo goes to 72cpu) (Pin 111mobo goes to both pin 93,99cpu)But that is why your bios is reading weird shit in parts, cause of a short in the pins. If you look deeper! You will notice all your PCI-e lanes after row 8 are dead as well! they won't work till pin111 is attached to 93,99 of the cpu! If you want to really get down to what you have in your hand! It is nothing more than a LGA2011-v3 Chip with Middle finger on its pin layout before they went with sticking to the standard layout of the socket in a Xeon 10core v3. To explain why it was hush, hush and the pins were not correct! Intel could not figure out how to configure their new design on the socket they were selling. They actually had to design a new tech to get from point a to b on the dies holder and still keep the form factor they were selling! More of an I don't want to look stupid move to not talk about it. Because it's a nerd thing at the time to play Black ops it's how it got its project name

  34. JustMe8800


    7 dager siden

    ngl this title crosses the line. You weren't ripped off on ebay, those chips were exactly what the seller said they were...

  35. Salvador Flores

    Salvador Flores

    7 dager siden

    Linus Ting Tips

  36. Ossie Dunstan

    Ossie Dunstan

    7 dager siden

    Haven`t used intel since Pentium 2 , the most waste of space processors and company on the planet. Thumbs down for the fucking adverts you scumbag

  37. Don Mega

    Don Mega

    7 dager siden

    An engineering sample not performing to the spec. What an outrage. Definitely deserves the "got ripped off" title!

  38. ph4nt0m


    7 dager siden

    "I'm not an intel fanboy" buys intel fanboy cpu

  39. Zwen


    7 dager siden

    Wtf is that music they add now to there videos

  40. Nicholas Simoneaux

    Nicholas Simoneaux

    7 dager siden

    As someone that owned an ASUS x79 deluxe and an i7 4930k CPU , this video speaks to me on a spirtual level. I managed to get that 4930k to run 4.4 ghz all core with HT enabled for several years, about 2 years ago had to clock it down to 4.3, and before i replaced had to run it stock because i was running into BSOD more and more frequently. (pretty sure the CPU was degrading as time went on i did have it cooled by a cooler master nepton 280l kept that beast under 90c even at full tilt at 4.4ghz)