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I have a Gigabyte 880ga-UD3H motherboard that comes with a core unlocking feature. When I switched the Core Unlock to enabled and rebooted, the computer wouldn't start up (the fans would keep going to max-rev and backing down in a cycle).

Can anybody provide some help? biggrin.gif
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Unfortunatly you may have one of the unlucky chips that will not unlock frown.gif I am not familiar with that particular board, but on ASUS boards you can enable/disable each core individually. Is there anything like that on your board? Maybe if you are lucky you can get at least 1 of the cores to unlock! Another thing to try is to bump the voltage up a tad and see if it will bring the core to life.
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Check out the guide i created for those chips in particular...i don't know the success rate at which the 560 unlocks...i'm not familiar with gigabyte boards but the same fundamentals apply...PM me if you need any help.
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Increase CPU voltage a little bit and see if it helps. If not then your CPU can't run as a quad core. You can try unlocking a third core though to run it as a triple core, maybe you only have one defective core.
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post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3;12780955 
Increase CPU voltage a little bit and see if it helps. If not then your CPU can't run as a quad core. You can try unlocking a third core though to run it as a triple core, maybe you only have one defective core.


this, max you should try is 1.45v


and even if it only unlocks to a tri core it basically will still outperform a Phenom II X4 805 because it has 6MB of Level 3 instead of just 4MB
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post #6 of 16
I still have not been able to unlock my 740 x3 to a quad, so instead I'm running it at a mid oc.
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post #7 of 16
Don't increase your CPU voltage or overclock (or even unlock) till you add MOSFET cooling to that board first
post #8 of 16
Hmm you should be able to unlock it at stock frequency, stock voltage.
My 720 X3 unlocked on a 770-G45.

When I OC'd it, my X4 @ 3.5Ghz voltage was very similar, if not the same exact as my X3 @ 3.6Ghz.
1.52v or so I believe...
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Follow AMD-dude's guide.
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post #10 of 16
i dont understand why people keep making these threads, if it didn't work the first time 99.9% chance its not gonna work the second or the third or hundredth time you try it.
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