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Could this MSI 880GM-E41 Unlock a Phenom II X2 550BE to a X4 B50?

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Okay, Well I'm (Trading) my Core 2 Duo For this Phenom II X2, And the Board, Processor, And RAM I'm getting with it is all new. Now, I was wondering Before I got it, Would It be Possible That This Motherboard (MSI 880GM-E41) Could Unlock This Processor (Phenom II X2 550BE) To a Phenom II X4 B50?

Thanks for the Help, It says It's got unlocking options, but not sure if this Chipset supprorts Unlocking that CPU.
post #2 of 6
yep, it could.

SB 710 and 750 support ACC natively.

SB850 based boards usually have other ways implemented to unlock stuff.
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Its no guarantee my freinds X2 550BE did not unlock we tried it on an ASUS M488T ended up returning it for a x4 810 and better board.
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It'll unlock it for sure, but be a potentially unsafe choice on that board due to the VRM design. It is rated for 95W TDP/power consumption processors by MSI, taking that x2 to a Phenom II x4 passes that limit, which is very unsafe. The power phase itself is a very low quality 3+1 phase design, not suitable for such high TDP processor whatsoever.
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you really should just copy past that since you type it so much
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I know, but it differs with every mobo; i.e. there could be some OCP throttling/protection/etc involved or not (this motherboard does not have that).... I'm a pretty fast typer anyway, don't see a problem having to type the same words slightly differently over and over.
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