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What is a CPU stepping?

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  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    acperience7 says thanks.
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    how does one go about finding out the stepping information on the cpu ?
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    CPU label..

    I.e. my 3700+

    ADA3700DKA5CF
    CCBIE0614DPMW

    Magenta= Core/Cache/Voltage
    Yellow- Revision- CF= E6
    Lime= Stepping (CCBIE)
    Underlines numbers- WEEK/Month it was made 14th week of 06
    DPMW is an unknown quality code still..

    Its different for intel, ofcourse.
     
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    wow very detailed response! thanks! :toast:

    so i look for this right on the chip.
     
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    I would like to add this enormous thread at Ocforums which includes many info about AMD CPUs/steppings, chipsets and motherboards.
     
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    :)
     
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    Pretty good info here. Thanks!
     

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