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post #11 of 20
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But why do my temps increase if no hidden or locked cores are present?

idle increases about 8 degrees C and load it increases about 4-5 degrees C.

I am not concerned about it. I just want to know why.
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Does your motherboard have cpu core voltage at auto?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shame486 View Post
Does your motherboard have cpu core voltage at auto?
yes sir, everything is on auto.
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That's why, unless your system is running default "auto" can actually hurt you.
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Ouch . Can you set it manually to 1.4V and see if it boots up? Don't use auto voltage settings, its not smart.
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post #16 of 20
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But auto settings have been running fine all week.
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post #17 of 20
The BIOS probably auto increases voltage when you enable core unlocking. Check the Vcore in CPUZ with and without core unlocking enabled and see if it changes.
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post #18 of 20
the bios might be upping the voltage higher because it thinks there are 2 extra cores and so the temps are higher
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post #19 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
Wait......can you unlock 6 cores? Btw it's normal for temps to go up.
Only CPU you can unlock 6 cores on is the AMD Phenom II X4 960T
post #20 of 20
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the bios might be upping the voltage higher because it thinks there are 2 extra cores and so the temps are higher
ahh, that probably is the best explanation.
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