So I just put a 2011 rig together yesterday and was unpleasantly surprised to see cpu-z reading the vcore @ 1.304 bone stock...no changes have been made in bios at all. Have seen another thread where someone had a chip with an even higher stock vcore and returned it through intel's Performance Tuning Plan. Wondering what everyone's thoughts are on this? I have the tuning plan but am a bit hesitant to use it up in case something went wrong with the replacement chip down the line as it's one-time use only. Input appreciated, thanks guys & gals!