Originally Posted by MrFluffy
Thats not the same case here though is it? ... its a game of chance if the more out of spec parts will perform to the faster spec and you pays your money and takes your chances. ... In this case, the sillicon is known to have the extra capability onboard already in advance.
If your ok with that philisophically then fine, but maybe its why people are making a fuss about it.
Yep, i'm perfectly fine with paying my money and NOT taking any chances. This, to me, like buying a known good overclocker (which you can sometimes tell from batch numbers)
@roy_bates: don't buy it if you don't think the price is fair for what you get. simple as that. personally i'm happy for any marketing strategy that gets the per-unit cost as low as possible.