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Hell, I am new here, but not new on other sites. I'm also on Tom's hardware. Well, here is my problem; I was told I could not unlock this processor; ADX2150CK22GQ. Can I unlock it or is was that person right? Thanks!
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I dont think that one unlocks...someone correct me but I thought it did not unlock

also even if it will does not guarantee stability
Edited by Jim888 - 2/26/13 at 8:30pm
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xd_1771 said it would unlock in his list.This is also something he said;
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post

Yeah I've been meaning to do this for awhile smile.gif there are processors that don't seem unlockable (i.e. Athlon II x2 215, first glance it would seem a Regor die with locked L2 cache) but actually do, so I want to let people know that. I also want to make the "unlocked TDP" of the processor clear to those people esp. those attempting to unlock an 80W Phenom II x2 into a 125W Phenom II x4, on a potentially bad board to do it on VRM-wise.

I also just managed to confirm that the Athlon II x4 640 I saw that unlocks to an x6, is in fact E0 revision Thuban core locked, according to the different part number which is ADX640WFK42GR.
Are you sure?
Edited by TheN00bBuilder - 2/26/13 at 7:43pm
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xd_1771 said it would unlock in his list.This is also something he said;

Are you sure?

Trust XD over me...if he says it is...I'd go with him on this one...just make sure your board is ok for it and what ever the TDP it unlocks to would be.

looks like his unlock thread says the ADX215OCK22GQ/M unlocks...what do ya know ...learn something new everyday

and I'll echo XD here on this "Success is only a bonus! Don't base your purchases on hoping for extra features to unlock!"

please follow this advice
Edited by Jim888 - 2/26/13 at 8:34pm
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First of all what rev. is it?
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Not sure, dixson. How do I find out? And, thanks Jim88! And I also have another question; My motherboard ia an ASRock N68 GS FX, as shown here; http://www.asrock.com/mb/NVIDIA/N68C-GS%20FX/?cat=Specifications

I've seen people on youtube unlock processors on this motherboard;
Is that true?
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i donno how or why but im pretty sure raegor cores were native dual cores, so they should not be able to unlock, but theres no harm in trying right? biggrin.gif
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No, it won't unlock because it's a Regor, It's a true dual core design.
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Quote:
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Not sure, dixson. How do I find out? And, thanks Jim88! And I also have another question; My motherboard ia an ASRock N68 GS FX, as shown here; http://www.asrock.com/mb/NVIDIA/N68C-GS%20FX/?cat=Specifications

I've seen people on youtube unlock processors on this motherboard;
Is that true?

Yes that board supports UCC (unlock CPU core)

but be REALLY careful I dont know that I'd OC at all on that board those VRMs just scare me...wow they look like they're just asking to Blow

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Originally Posted by aLb.Strykr View Post

i donno how or why but im pretty sure raegor cores were native dual cores, so they should not be able to unlock, but theres no harm in trying right? biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post

No, it won't unlock because it's a Regor, It's a true dual core design.

I thought the same but according to XD_1771 thread here http://www.overclock.net/t/1005739/what-unlocks-the-unlockable-cpu-reference-list

it unlocks....but just the same as all the others...no guarantee
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