Originally Posted by TeXBill
Got a question? I got a chance to buy a Corei7 875K ES chip for like $225.00 is the Engineering Sample chip as good as a regular chip?
Edit its brand new and I know for a fact it boots and OC to 4.3GHZ with no problems.
ES range from 90% -120% OC of normal retail chips (in my personal experience anyway, and have used quite a few). That's a buy IMO, though I would try to barggin down to $200 dollars.