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Is this happening for the K8 AMDs also? I've been trying to test my rig a while ago with the L2 cache disabled from the bios and the results were awfull, it was moving like a P3 and gaming was impossible. After I re-enabled it everything came back to normal. I will apply ye register key, maybe there's still some juice left in my CPU
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no, im 99% sure it isn't true. the difference between the chips is the amount of transistors and even if the extra cache were enabled it wouldn't work with the chip. AMD and Intel make sure of such things, just how nvidia corrected their simple "disable" with a "laser cut" pipelines. they destroyed the extra pipelines because it was cheaper than to manufacture a whole other line of gpu's. the same is true for the processors. the cache is gone.
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