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id go with this cpu and try to unlock the 2 disabled cores
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103846
How high of a chance is there that the 2 extra cores will unlock?
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Do not get that power supply! rec. coming.....
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post #13 of 30
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Do not get that power supply! rec. coming.....
Really? It has 77% 5 star rating, and it's a BFG.
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post #14 of 30
BFG makes good power supplies.
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post #15 of 30
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BFG makes good power supplies.
That's what I was thinking/know. I have never had a single problem with a BFG power supply.
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They have several different ones,and thats a GS series.I have one also,but there is really bad reviews on the GS series(meaning it can fry your system!) I will find the link for you in a min.Everything else is decent,however you may be able to do a little better.Here are some options-
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The Sunbeam cooler will do way better than the CM cooler also.
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post #17 of 30
Here are some changes I would suggest that are closely in line with your current build:

Athlon II X4 635: $89.99 shipped after code grad15 (expires today)
Antec 300 Illusion + G.Skill 4GB DDR3-1600 Kit Combo: $149.98 + shipping
Gigabyte 880G/SB850 SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0 Mobo: $99.99 + shipping
Samsung F3 500GB: $50.58 shipped
Cooler Master Hyper 212+: $29.96 shipped

I know BFG makes some junkie power supplies. I'm not familiar enough with them to know know if that is one of them though.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 6/8/10 at 1:32pm
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unlock 1 core :
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post #19 of 30
Quote:
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How high of a chance is there that the 2 extra cores will unlock?
i think you would likely get at least 1 core to unlock. you would be taking a chance getting it because it may not unlock, but it is a black edition and i have seen these babies go 3.9ghz. haven't seen 4.0ghz yet but very close(wont pass 1hr prime blend) on air
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post #20 of 30
The BFG GS series is a re-branded Huntkey.The rest of their line is pretty good.
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-good-psu.html
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