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Well, I couldn't find any options to disable any cores in the bios, went through all the different pages. Is there any program that can do this by any chance?
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post #22 of 59
i found the option to do it in windows
Go to Start > Run > msconfig > Boot tab > Advanced options > Number of Processors

but unfortunately it dont give you the option to disable any specific core.
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Ah, ok, thanks. Should I just enable it and set to 4 if i want quad cores?
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yes
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Awesome, Rep up for that! Awesome discovery =P
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post #26 of 59
unfortunately, i see no decrease in idle temps. im throwing up prime to see if load temps change any. ill post a ss afterwards.
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post #27 of 59
I might want to do this but my chip runs pretty cool at 4GHz already. What kind of temp differences are we looking at?

Also, can I sell my disabled cores?
    
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post #28 of 59
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Well I see no reason why it would affect idle temps... If your cpu isn't doing anything in the first place with 6 cores, why would it decrease not doing anything with 4 cores? Or 2 for that matter? With my Athlon 64 x2 5000+ and my 1055t, they both idle at about 18C. The only difference is that instead of the 1055t running at 30C like the 5000+, it runs at 40c.
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post #29 of 59
pshht..that windows thing isn't gonna work :: it should be somewhere around the core-unlocker feature..not too sure about msi boards..it's been awhile..only had one..and something burned on it :-s
 
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post #30 of 59
My 1090T has a faulty core also,I disabled 3 and 6 now its the best darn quad core AMD I ever had lol!!!
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