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I was curious to see what would happen if i tried to core unlock my Phenom II X6, so i went and pressed 4 on the startup screen.
Turns out, it only kept the 6. I didnt expect anything less really.

But then when i try to run Core Temp, it cant give me a temperature reading and im guessing this is because of the core unlocker.
So, i could really do with it turning off, unless anyone knows of any software that can show temperature with the unlocker on...
Any hints?

Ive gone into the BIOS and changed the core unlocker from auto to manual, (and it seemed to have 8 cores?) and set it to just the first 6, but still, no luck with Core Temp.
Any help would be great smile.gif
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There's no point in having Core Unlocker/ACC turned on for an X6 chip. It's not like it has any additional cores or cache to unlock...
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There's no point in having Core Unlocker/ACC turned on for an X6 chip. It's not like it has any additional cores or cache to unlock...
Yeah i figured that out. I just wanted to see if it did anything at all.
And it would be fine with me if Core Temp still worked.

Although i am quite confused as to why it listed 8 CPUs in the manual unlocker section...
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Take a picture of 8 cores and post it please.

Anyways, just clear CMOS (see motherboard manual on how to do this).
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You can also try pulling the plug from the PSU in the back. I did this a couple times on my old ASRock board when I was playing around with unlocking. Yank it out for a few seconds and I guess it resets cause when Id plug it back in and boot back up, it was back to normal.
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