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I need to build a new system for an office pc. And I just have to try this. Just looking for the easiest set up to unlock and overclock. Only a few requirements:

1. Will be a mid tower
2. Fast RAM
3. Onboard graphics just needs handle dual monitors well
4. Budget always an issue

Thanks
post #2 of 8
when unlocking cores , most of the time onboard graphics becomes disabled
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post #3 of 8
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Originally Posted by RabbitGT View Post
when unlocking cores , most of the time onboard graphics becomes disabled
this, an Athlon X4 is so cheap anyway I dont know why you would bother with the lottery of unlocking.
    
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if it's just an office pc why is there a need to over clock.if i where going to build and office pc i'd go matx and athlonx4. look into an 880g mobo.
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post #5 of 8
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I was just looking for a reason to try it out. But it sounds like this is not the project for it.

Do most mobos support dual monitors? It doesn't seem easily findable.
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Think it depends more on your graphics card for dual monitors.
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Athlon II X3 or X4
Low power dedicated graphics card (5450, 5550)
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800 series motherboard with usb3 and sata3.
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by RabbitGT View Post
when unlocking cores , most of the time onboard graphics becomes disabled
Actually even I didn't know that
Remember, unlocking is a bonus. Not a requirement or an absolute will-happen.
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