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Any actual help instead of smartass comments?

Something like, "yes, set (unlock CPU core) and (Advanced CC) to "enabled" is all you need to do" should do!

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Any actual help instead of smartass comments?

Something like, "yes, set (unlock CPU core) and (Advanced CC) to "enabled" is all you need to do" should do!
saying things like that won't get you anywhere on this thread and basically the entire site. keep that in mind when you ask a question and some people make suggestions and try to help. its a forum; you're gonna get some comments you dont like. you may have a chip that won't unlock. try unlocking the cores and giving it more cpu voltage. you may want to try giving the individual cores a little extra too. yes, unlock cpu core. and maybe go advanced core control to give 3 and 4 (or 2 and 3 if its numbered 0,1,2,3) a boost. remember, just cause it has 4 physical cores, it doesn't mean that you can unlock em and use em. its all a crap shoot.
Edited by DrBrownfinger - 1/7/11 at 4:09pm
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Appreciate your input, but not saying things like that didn't get me any further, too.
I'm amazed that such people exist in EVERY forum. I mean, if they are unwilling (or uncapable) to help, then why even bother?
Why such a useless comment?
Instead of answering actual questions?

So now I learned that the two steps (Unlock and ACC) were right, I will try the voltage as you kindly mentioned, again.
But rising the voltages "a little extra too", how much roughly?

With the old CPU I went up to 1.5V and 1.3V (NB), is that enough?

3 cores would be fine with me. Paid $59 for it. The 3 core was $100.
I haven't tried higher voltages with this (exchanged) CPU yet.

Thanks!
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Wait wait wait, you're not referring to ME with my "smartass" comments are you? Cause uh, when you got a chip that doesnt boot as an x4, chances are you aren't gonna "persuade" it to boot as an x4, thats why I said just get an x4. But regardless, Im sure your zero rep, and your entire 5 posts (so far) are gonna get you far on these forums. Especially when one of your first posts is disrespect. So, congrats, you've managed to disrespect someone who's been in this thread since almost day one, has 100x times more experience with this board, and respect from his fellow forum members here in the thread and the entire forums.

Anyway, I'm still willing to help. You should probably try just 'Unlock CPU cores' with ACC disabled. I unlocked a 555 for a friends build with just the unlock option, but other than that, I dont have any unlocking experience.

1.3v NB is fine, that comes out to about 1.35-138v in reality. CPU vcore shouldn't need anymore than 1.5v to get to 4ghz, let alone help unlock the cores. Boost your CPU-NB volts to about 1.3 too, and boost PLL a couple clicks up just because. Hopefully you can unlock the chip, nothing better than a $60 quad PhII,

But seriously, the only reason I made a "smartass" comment is because it seemed pretty common sense to me. IF you by two dual cores and they dont unlock, just get a f***ing quad, LOL
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chill.. lol

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Originally Posted by cybergenie View Post
Appreciate your input, but not saying things like that didn't get me any further, too.
I'm amazed that such people exist in EVERY forum. I mean, if they are unwilling (or uncapable) to help, then why even bother?
Why such a useless comment?
Instead of answering actual questions?

So now I learned that the two steps (Unlock and ACC) were right, I will try the voltage as you kindly mentioned, again.
But rising the voltages "a little extra too", how much roughly?

With the old CPU I went up to 1.5V and 1.3V (NB), is that enough?

3 cores would be fine with me. Paid $59 for it. The 3 core was $100.
I haven't tried higher voltages with this (exchanged) CPU yet.

Thanks!
One problem is that when you set unlock to enabled, you're automatically forced to use a certain core as core0. When you're not unlocking, it's possible that you're using any two of the Core 1, 2, or 3. If Core0 was faulty already and you unlock it, there's no option to disable core0, even if the other 3 cores are functional. Hence the automatic FF.

I had this similar problem when building my friend's build. He got a 555 and it worked great as a dual. But when I unlocked it, nothing would boot up, it would only work if core0 was selected and nothing else. This lead me to switch it to my board and I was able to get it to work as a tri-core, since Core0, 2, 3 worked, but Core1 was the faulty one. Unfortunately, his Asus board didn't have the option of disabling Core1, while having Core4 enabled, so he is currently stuck with a dual core.
    
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chill.. lol

Wow is that stable with Prime or LinX or just benchmark stable?
    
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chill.. lol

chill as in after the test I'm still on 30c on the cores even with 1.56v =P


I dont get how are you getting a higher cpu score than me... it can't be the ram does make a big difference(+169 points)... since its pretty much same overclock settings on the rest.. but i had 214 on fsb you had 211

if it is the ram... then crap i need to upgrade now lol
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been a while sense I have run 06.

XFX needs to get my replacement 5870 to me!!!!!!!!!

Send: it's the ram speed
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@send, yeah i use a little bump in ram freq;s.

@kokin, for 4.0ghz i can run burn test @ max level. for 15runs



@send, nice run!!
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