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Or pay 30€ more and get 955 ? i am asking becouse i will go 560 SLI if CPU won't bottlenech it. Usually all this CPU's OC to 4.0 Ghz right ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Imglidinhere;13841793 
Yet, the Phenom II chips will overclock higher by default, be easier to overclock, and have a good 90% chance to unlock. tongue.gif

Go with the Phenom II 555. biggrin.gif
Or phenom 560 (3€ cheaper and higer frequency)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LukaTCE;13841805 
Or pay 30€ more and get 955 ? i am asking becouse i will go 560 SLI if CPU won't bottlenech it. Usually all this CPU's OC to 4.0 Ghz right ?

955BE is a much better bet if you want a tough system. If you can invest that 30 EUROs, so it would be worth it. And yeah, most of the Phenoms IIs reach 4GHz.
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I'm 2 for 2 on the Phenom II x2 560.
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So 555 become then 955 and 560 = 960 when unlocked
http://www.hardware.fr/articles/778-12/grand-theft-to-iv.html
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how'd you come up with that conclusion?
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post #17 of 20
I came in real early in the "lock-unlock" deal and I have a 550 (not a 555) and it unlocks to a full 4 cores on a M4A78T-E (with the then latest BIOS). All I could get out of it stable was a bit over 3.6. but this was for a cpu that has 2 cores that were not supposed to be used. The 105.00 deal for the 125W 955 (Newegg) may be something for you to look at. Make sure your board can handle a 125W cpu. I also have a 720 that does not unlock but it runs so darn cool it does normal desktop duties with "cool-n-quiet" enabled.
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Why not just get a true quadcore CPU instead of getting a dualcore CPU and try to unlock it which may or may not work?
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post #19 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Quesenek;13844041 
Why not just get a true quadcore CPU instead of getting a dualcore CPU and try to unlock it which may or may not work?
Becouse 555 is 20€cheaper compared to 955
I am getting GA-990FXA-UD3 i will go 560(not Ti) SLI (gigabyte)
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The Phenom X2 all the way matey thumb.gif
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