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post #1 of 12
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ok so instead of going back to an x2 to try and OC higher i wanto see if i can still hit 4ghz by disabling (hopefully) whatever specific core is the weak link.

So how should i go about this in the BIOS?
post #2 of 12
I'm not sure how you'd do it, but I don't see the point. I'd much rather 4 cores at 3.7ghz, than 3 cores at 4Ghz.
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Yes go into the BIOS. It gives you the ability to disable cores.
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Somewhere you will probably find a thing that says Core Unlocking, or ACC. Open it up and their should be a manual selection which will allow you to enable/disable the available cores.
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ok, it has an option to manually set a value for each core, right now they are all at -2%, im assuming putting it at 0 will lock it?
post #6 of 12
Set your ACC to AUTO, that will enable the original good cores and lock the weak one. Or you could select Per Core and disable the weak core yourself. But first you have to find out which core is the weak one. If you use AMD OD, open it and check your CPU readings. Your weak core should have lower readings/usage.
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post #7 of 12
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but setting the value at 0% will lock the core?
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On my motherboard, where the ACC Feature is, I am able to disable my CPU core's
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by luckypunk View Post
but setting the value at 0% will lock the core?
No. That regulates where they run at. That just sets that core to run slower/faster then the other cores.
Once you select Per Cores a window will come up with the option to disable each core. But you first have to find out which core is the slow one.
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post #10 of 12
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weird, if i select per core the only option i have is setting the value

edit- im on BIOS f7 if it helps, i found that if i updated to f9 i couldnt OC as high.
Edited by luckypunk - 3/15/11 at 1:31pm
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