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That you can unlock the extra L2 cache in a sempron? Is these for the 64 edition's or the socket 462 one's
    
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No, I don't think it's true. Some people said they could unlock the L2 cache for the 462 (soket A) semprons, but I haven't seen anyone actualy doing it. It would be a nice thing if true, but unfortunately this is not as easy as for a x800GTO2 for ex.
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Its Not a true fact being able to Unlock the L2 cache in that Cpu atleast im not Really to sure about the Other CPU's out there however unlikely it seems. I Know with AMD you have to Enable the L2 cache in Windows Xp to take advantage of it.
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Can you send me a link or something like the sort about taking advantage of it
    
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I Know with AMD you have to Enable the L2 cache in Windows Xp to take advantage of it.
I'm not sure if i got this right, but for the AMD CPUs I have to enable the L2 cache in windows? I'm preety sure I don't have to... The L2 cache is a thing of the CPU, you don't need drivers or som' for using it.
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Originally Posted by dragosmp
I'm not sure if i got this right, but for the AMD CPUs I have to enable the L2 cache in windows? I'm preety sure I don't have to... The L2 cache is a thing of the CPU, you don't need drivers or som' for using it.
Ill get the FAQ for you but you need to Enable it in Windows and set its value to the L2 cache you have for Windows to take advantage of it as such.
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Ermm... Theres a mod for the Socket A semprons and thoroughbreds, you have to take a pencil and link some traces though, and im not sure where to start with that. I know a few people on OC.net have done it though, and its got nothing to do with windows unless im missing something.
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I would really apreciate it, apparently I've been living under a rock

EDIT* Sorry elmo for highjacking the thread
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Originally Posted by dragosmp
I'm not sure if i got this right, but for the AMD CPUs I have to enable the L2 cache in windows? I'm preety sure I don't have to... The L2 cache is a thing of the CPU, you don't need drivers or som' for using it.
Yer ENT1701 is right....

read This!

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By default windows sets the L2 cache of your AMD to zero
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Originally Posted by danm
Yer ENT1701 is right....

read This!
Ahhh there we are Thats thre FAQ i was on about. Cheers Danm. I couldnt find it or a minute.
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