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Sempron 140 Unlock

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I have had my Sempron 140 since it came out... never tried to unlock it before (really never used it much...). Since I just upgraded to the 990FX, I had my old MSI 790FX sitting there and the old chip I said what the heck...

I was very surprised that it unlocked and overclocked to 3.5GHz with NO voltage increase what so ever... Is this normal? Anyone else see these type of results?

I have not tried to push it any farther just yet... I will get to that later tonight. Is 4GHz possible on these chips?
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I have built two with the 140, one unlocked the second didn't, good cheap chips for budget builds though.
    
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mine is nice and unlocked, mobo is turd for HT ref clocks though so around 3.5 will probably be my limit.

the C2 IMC is absolute poop however
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