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I just Bought some new DDR3 and a M4A79XTD-EVO. Already got the ram, the board will be here in two days. I have a couple questions.



1.) Does this board support core unlocking?

  • A.) Could i possibly unlock my X3 720?

2.) Solid overclocker?


3.) Possible to sli patch?
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No it does not

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3/M4A79XTD_EVO/#specifications

 

    
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aww..no core unlocker..grrr..on the bright side..looks like a good OCing board! thumb.gif
especially after reading the asus specs biggrin.gif

sli-hack..probably
 
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Unfortunately no core unlocking, or sli (looks like it supports crossfire though). It will however overclock decently I believe. I have a similar board (M4N98TD EVO) with the same 8+2 phase power design and it overclocks like a beast. I just have to deal with terrible v-droop.

My board does core unlock and support sli, it looks like its exactly what your looking for if your looking thumb.gif

edit: I lied mine is only 8+1 phase rolleyes.gif
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aww..no core unlocker..grrr..on the bright side..looks like a good OCing board! thumb.gif
especially after reading the asus specs biggrin.gif
sli-hack..probably

:O LIES!!! Just looked it up.
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I have the board in my dad's PC. It does indeed unlock cores. I have PII 555 unlocked to a triple core and overclocked to 3.6ghz. Works perfectly.
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I have the board in my dad's PC. It does indeed unlock cores. I have PII 555 unlocked to a triple core and overclocked to 3.6ghz. Works perfectly.

Awesome, thanks for the info. thumb.gif
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I have the board in my dad's PC. It does indeed unlock cores. I have PII 555 unlocked to a triple core and overclocked to 3.6ghz. Works perfectly.

well hell there ya go shows how much i know lol
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applaud.gif you win!
 
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Had this board, yes it will unlock cores, yes it is a nice overclocker had my 1055T at 4.0 GHz for a while and yes it will be able to use SLI with the SLI hack.
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