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http://ezinearticles.com/?Bye,-Slow-...One&id=5752228

Could this be true? Did amd make their 5000 CPU's based off broken quad core CPU's?
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post #2 of 11
Joke/spam. Their was only DC at that time.

*Just finished reading it, it just a selling tactic for a reg cleaner.*
Edited by bleach - 5/4/11 at 8:43pm
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AMD Athlon x2 5000+ can some times be unlocked. Give this a read! http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/10...ence-list.html
 
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I have one of those 5000+ that unlocks to a quad, go it up to 3.0 unlocked.
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those 5000 chips were am2 plus, not old am2.
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by The Sandman View Post
AMD Athlon x2 5000+ can some times be unlocked. Give this a read! http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/10...ence-list.html
Well, I didn't know that. Must been like winning a lottery, to have a unlockable chip.
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hmm i heard about those 5000+ CPU's being able to unlock but typically those are quads with faulty cores.
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post #8 of 11
It is the Athlon X2 5000+ K10-based model at 2.2Ghz, not the K8-based Athlon 64 X2 5000+ at 2.6Ghz, that unlocks.
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
It is the Athlon X2 5000+ K10-based model at 2.2Ghz, not the K8-based Athlon 64 X2 5000+ at 2.6Ghz, that unlocks.
Sorry OP, my bad

Thank you for clearing that up xd!
 
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interesting... too bad Athlon X2 6000+'s can't lol.
     
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