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Good thing this baby can be unlocked to a quad core biggrin.gif I learned a lot from this thread though, a bit wiser now and a bit experienced. thumb.gif

We're you able to unlock the 4th core from your previous Athlon X3?
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Good thing this baby can be unlocked to a quad core biggrin.gif I learned a lot from this thread though, a bit wiser now and a bit experienced. thumb.gif
We're you able to unlock the 4th core from your previous Athlon X3?

No smile.gif
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I'll just keep the quad cores for now! Thanks, again! I'll do another OC on my next system..That'll be a few months from now smile.gif
Edited by CarreoJ - 4/24/12 at 8:33am
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I'll just keep the quad cores for now! Thanks, again! I'll do another OC on my next system..That'll be a few months from now smile.gif

Great. Have fun with it thumb.gif
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ok so i gave up with my mobo. Asus m4n68t m le v2. It have this restart trouble all the time after stable overclocks. Bios version is latest also. I was wondering if it will bottleneck my hd6770 if i run my cpu at stock clocks.
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i cant test it right now with games [house maintainance - pc disconnected] but you can tell me right? All i want is to play some games with quality settings.
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Yes, it will bottleneck it. However, you can still play less CPU demanding games smile.gif
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which bios version should i use? Whys this board having this trouble? Anything i can solve
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Sounds like your motherboard just isnt an overclocker hey! Tough luck hey. You can try updating that bios once more but I personally dont think it will help hey!
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why the "hey" part? anyway i think i should start saving for a new Motherboard. i was sure i couldn't do it when i didn't saw my mobos name in the compatibility list. but was so confident when my cpu gave stable results at 3.75GHz. but this restart trouble wont let me keep it. even prime was stable for hours ( I stopped it myself after that ) not to mention linX completed the entire 20 loops. I think its caused by [just a guess] a CPR fucntion by the board. Cpu Parameter Recall. it might be detecting slight elevations in temp as an error!
So if i buy a new board... average -overclockable -cheapest which one will you guys suggest. thanks for the support- still don't get the 'HEY' part!
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why the "hey" part? anyway i think i should start saving for a new Motherboard. i was sure i couldn't do it when i didn't saw my mobos name in the compatibility list. but was so confident when my cpu gave stable results at 3.75GHz. but this restart trouble wont let me keep it. even prime was stable for hours ( I stopped it myself after that ) not to mention linX completed the entire 20 loops. I think its caused by [just a guess] a CPR fucntion by the board. Cpu Parameter Recall. it might be detecting slight elevations in temp as an error!
So if i buy a new board... average -overclockable -cheapest which one will you guys suggest. thanks for the support- still don't get the 'HEY' part!

I think there's no point in getting a new mobo only. Better save for a mobo+CPU combo. Overclocking a dualcore is a lot of hassle, strain and heat for minimal performance gain.. There are good deals on Phenom II Quads + mobo now smile.gif
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