You're remembering it incorrectly.
There were two types of 9500 non-pros. One had an L shape memory layout (2 chips above and beside the GPU), the other had all the memory chips in a row. If it had the L shaped layout, you could flash it to 9700 and unlock all 8 pixel pipelines and the full...
I've got it set to 4.9GHz via bios, but when running stress tests, it keeps jumping up and down from lower clocks.
My old 6600k stayed at the max clock for the duration of the stress test.
Any idea why this happens?