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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
You have a quad core?
And your trying to unlock it to what?
a 6-core?
It cannot be done.
This. I don't think any X4s can be unlocked to X6s. Well, except for the t editions of the X4, but those aren't available.
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This. I don't think any X4s can be unlocked to X6s. Well, except for the t editions of the X4, but those aren't available.
Exactly. There arent any Thuban X4s.
    
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Did any of you read the OP? He was checking to see if he had unlockable L3. Some of the early Athlon II X4s were Deneb-based.
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He has an Athlon II and he is trying to unlock the L3 cache.
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either way, he can't power circuitry must be faulty to run l3 :Z
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Fwiw i killed a psu & it was fast & stayed dead. Couldn't ever find evidence inside the psu. I was folding and had too many unpowered gpus. At some point, they were all folding and i heard the fans slow down... Boink & it's off.

i would agree with above opinion that the mosfets worked extra hard for a moment... I would suggest avoiding situations where the burning smell happens and get back to using & enjoying your computer. It will probably last well... I was an electronic tech for a while then did EE in college. You've kept the smoke inside the components & that's the important bit.

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As the other guy said, I was seeing if there was any L3 to unlock. If you look around, you'll find some few Propus X4s were actually locked Denebs.

OC'ed to 3.44GHz/1.4V now stably.

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