Wtb: Many Celeron G4900

Discussion in 'For Sale / Trade' started by Cecil, Nov 8, 2019 at 11:29 PM.

  1. Cecil

    Cecil [H]ardness Supreme

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    Burned out all of our test chips at work, and had to start using 8700s as it's all we had left. Then one of them was killed and boss wasn't happy. Looking to get quite a few g4900s or similar for cheap as possible. Usually burn out one to two a week in testing bad boards.
     
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  2. thekipper

    thekipper Limp Gawd

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    Bump, i see celeron in title and immediately think 300a...
     
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  3. hazmatic

    hazmatic [H]ard|Gawd

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    Ive got a couple 4900T processors, not sure if those would suit your needs
     
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  4. N4CR

    N4CR 2[H]4U

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    Lmao brutal, send those celery crappers to the gulag, comerade!
     
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  5. SamirD

    SamirD 2[H]4U

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    Wow, what in the world are you doing that you're killing off cpus like that? :eek: I wouldn't normally advocate cheap chinese crap, but I think this is the perfect application for that stuff (unless you need genuine part accuracy).

    Best I could find was a lot of 100 of these for just over $3k, so just a hair over $30 shipped/ea. Still not cheap. :(
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lot-Of-100...971724&hash=item1cda0a01d0:g:J8gAAOSwahJdVbLd
     
  6. Cecil

    Cecil [H]ardness Supreme

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    They are being used to test returned motherboards, most of which are having the sockets replaced. Most of them end up like new but there is a few in every batch that have something wrong that ends up killing the processor.
     
  7. SamirD

    SamirD 2[H]4U

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    Gotcha, so do those motherboards go through the repair process again?

    And it looks like this is one area where US innovation is behind. These things seem like they would do the job much better:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-LGA115...ad-Fake-Load-with-LED-Indicator-/252518840782
     
  8. GiGaBiTe

    GiGaBiTe Gawd

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    I think money better invested would be on a custom test socket/interposer with over volt/over current protection. It would more than pay for itself if you're burning chips out at the rate you say you are.
     
  9. Cecil

    Cecil [H]ardness Supreme

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    We test them in to bios and windows with all memory slots filled and update BIOSes before selling them. And as long as they are retail samples and not tray processors we can rma them. But Intel just sends checks instead of processors back.
     
  10. Furious_Styles

    Furious_Styles [H]ard|Gawd

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    Or just someone with a magnifying glass and some expertise. I don't know what volume Cecil is dealing with, but I do this as a hobby and when I first started I blew up some CPUs. Now it has been over a year since I've blown one up.
     
  11. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    This is not the appropriate forum for a discussion.