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Is there any possible way, to overclock 3/4 cores, my 4th core needs 1.48V to be 4.0Ghz stable but if i disable that core i can get 4.2ghz at 1.47V. Would i get same or better performance in disabling the 4th core and overclocking to 4.2+ ?
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Benchmark it and see. I'd personally stick with 4 cores.
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Is there any possible way, to overclock 3/4 cores, my 4th core needs 1.48V to be 4.0Ghz stable but if i disable that core i can get 4.2ghz at 1.47V. Would i get same or better performance in disabling the 4th core and overclocking to 4.2+ ?
If I remember right you can do this on amd overdrive.

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