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this guy posted this on my local craigslist
http://youngstown.craigslist.org/sys/2293814950.html

anyone ever see a 955 unlock to a 6 core ?
how about a 4670 get a resolution of 3200x1200 ?
plus the 4670 getting 35fps at that resolution, if it was possible, on crysis 2 ?
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post #2 of 29
I would say the liar exposed himself. That being the case, the only thing to do is tell a grownup.

4670 can't do Eyefinity, so that res is bogus.
And you can't unlock cores that do not physically exist.
As for Crysis 2...snowball in Tartarus.
post #3 of 29
"Freshly built gaming rig indeed"...with a how old GPU?

-Could he drive 3200x1200? sure. 2x1600x1200 is feasible across two ports
-Could he get playable framerates on C2-probably only with the settings turned down at best.
-Can he "unlock" a 955 to a 1055? That is fiction.

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Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post

4670 can't do Eyefinity, so that res is bogus.
It wouldn't be Eyefinity, it would be dual head-which the 4670 does support.
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post #4 of 29
Let's get the OCN flag train up in that post.
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post #5 of 29
That is the weirdest thing. Yesterday I was talking to a guy in-game on CS:S zombie mod and he was telling me that he couldn't wait to get a 955 BE because his brother was able to unlock a 5th core in it. I finally got it through to him that this was impossible. I really don't care to help you break someone's nuts on CL about this. I just thought it was a really strange coincidence.

Is there someone going around telling people that you can unlock extra cores on a 955?
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 3/29/11 at 9:26pm
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post #6 of 29
Post a rant in the same for sale section pointing out his failed logic....or rather scammer logic.

Edit: I did the same to a local seller that had a ps3 up for sale with the line: "i removed the warranty sticker so i could open the ps3 up to make sure everything was working properly" My "ad" stated he was lying and the ps3 had most likey ylod and he performed a temporary fix.

Less than an hour later the ad was removed.
post #7 of 29
No core unlocking possible.

There were some "Zosma" chips that was decided it wouldn't be released as the 940T that did physically have 6 cores (2 locked) I believe but that plan was scrapped. I believe they found limited use in some OEM systems though. If that were that guys case, maybe that is what his claim is about.

The 955 "physically" only has 4 cores as far as I know. You can not unlock cores that do not exist.
post #8 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Double post.
You could expand your desktop that way, but is that what's being advertised? It's one of those "technically true" things that used car dealers use.
post #9 of 29
Well make sure people know this because i hate the thought of someone being ripped off.
post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post
You could expand your desktop that way, but is that what's being advertised? It's one of those "technically true" things that used car dealers use.
It isn't "technically true"...It is true-at least I believe so-I never tried doing games on dual head with ATi. But playing an FPS dual head is the pinnacle of annoyance. Nothing is more annoying than having a monitor bezel right in front of your crosshair.

Yea he's exaggerating. The graphics a bit...but that ain't the worst thing he's doing.
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