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i'm not sure if this should be in this section or the motherboard section, but i am wondering if my asus A770E3 mobo supports advanced clock calibration. it has an SB710 southbridge, if that helps. i am posting this in the cpu section, cuz this will allow me to unlock the two cores of the AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE to make it a quad-core processor.
post #2 of 16
are you sure it isn't a biostar ?

the biostar does.

http://206.108.48.60/app/en/mb/intro...S_ID=450&tab=3
Edited by hednik - 11/2/11 at 8:33pm
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It seems it would, but I wouldn't be so confident in pushing that 3+1 phase power with 4 cores at 125W~+ power consumption (the A-Series boards actually aren't designed with overclocking in mind).
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
It seems it would, but I wouldn't be so confident in pushing that 3+1 phase power with 4 cores at 125W~+ power consumption (the A-Series boards actually aren't designed with overclocking in mind).
I couldn't find an asus board with the A770 designation. Usually 780, 785, 790 chipsets were the only reliable ones ?
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oops, yeah i think it is biostar. i must have been thinking of my graphics card. that's by asus.
post #6 of 16
Yeah, not a good idea to unlock on that board. Weak VRM, old, copper ring-chokes (not solid) along with liquid caps. Cheap board.



I'd go with a better board for OC'ing, since you'll be taking the risk of a possible mobo failure by unlocking on it;

http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/94...fety-125w.html

The Foxconn 790GX is a good budget board that's also rebadged by Jetway, Sapphire and a few others.


Edited by Johnny Doe - 11/3/11 at 5:20am
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post #7 of 16
It's by no means a bad board. Biostar makes very good budget boards albeit with terrible color schemes. I'd have no issue using a T series Biostar board over the more expensive ones. It's just that this board isn't really set up for unlocking and the extra stress needed for unlocking. 790GX for 790FX chipset

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813131609R

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813130266R

these two are quite nice for unlocking as well.
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post #8 of 16
It is. It's a cheap board, TPower's are superior to that board. They really have no relationship with.
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post #9 of 16
Maybe confusing options with quality ?
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post #10 of 16
No, I'm not. Did you even read what I posted, along with what XD said, and that link? VRM IS an issue with low end boards like the one in question. With the 770 chipset, the 790 boards you speak of use superior regulators.
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