Intel has announced that it will offer CPU insurance on a range of its unlocked Core i-processors, which means if you burn out your processor whilst overclocking it and have the insurance Intel will replace it.
There are five different models covered by the Intel CPU insurance, and prices start at $20 for the Intel Core i5 2500K up to $35 for their latest Core i7 3960X processor.
The CPU insurance is on top of Intel’s standard three year warranty that comes when you purchase a new processor, and you can see the full list of processors covered, along with their pricing below.
Core i7 3960X ($35)
Core i7 3930K ($35)
Core i7 2700K ($25)
Core i7 2600K ($25)
Core i5 2500K ($20)
We suspect that Intel doesn’t expect to have to replace many processors, and you can buy the policy up to one year after you buy your processor and it will last for three years.
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