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amd fx 8120 can it be overclocked

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)Hi there need help on overclocking my amd fx 8120 i have changed the setting in bios so im running 4ghz and all 8 cores are activated in the bios but when the computer runs to the desktop it only shows 1 core is activated can you tell me why this is happening and when i open cpu z program that only shows 1 core is active please help me thankssmile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gif
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Fail title.... Check in msconfig and see if all cores are "enabled"
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Reset your bios to fail safe and only increase the multiplier. Post back the results.
    
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