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is it possible for a motherboard to cause core instability?

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okay here's the story

i can use the cor unlocking features but instant locks ups with stress tests, but i can load default settings and through some sort of glitch it leaves the core unlocked and i can run 90 runs of linx and not have an issue. Is my mobo causing the instability?
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have you updated your bios recently?
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have you updated your bios recently?
yup running the latest one, the last bios no matter what setting it was unstable and sometimes would not even post.
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What voltage does the mobo set to when default and unlock cores?
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What voltage does the mobo set to when default and unlock cores?
1.32V the stock for my CPU but i up it to 1.41V i also change it to 1.41 when i have the core unlock settings to on so it isn't the extra voltage
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cores are switched off for a reason. unlocking is not guaranteed. sometimes the switched off cores might be okay but sometimes they are switched off due to being a bit dodgy. that way they can still sell the cpu as a tri core or dual core etc. so basically, it could be that the unlocked core isnt doing what its supposed to. thus causing instability
     
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is your ram overclocked as well?
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cores are switched off for a reason. unlocking is not guaranteed. sometimes the switched off cores might be okay but sometimes they are switched off due to being a bit dodgy. that way they can still sell the cpu as a tri core or dual core etc. so basically, it could be that the unlocked core isnt doing what its supposed to. thus causing instability
did you read the OP at all? it is ALWAYS stable when i do the glitch thing. and it is ALWAYS unstable if i turn on the core unlocker

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is your ram overclocked as well?
nope stock clocks along with my CPU
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1929332
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