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A have a Sempron 140 that unlocked to a Athlon II X2 4400 and worked perfectly on NCC Auto on a Asrock Board

I tried the same processor in a Biostar with ACC Auto and it wouldnt boot. I have to change the core leveling values to both -6,-6 to work

Can someone explain what these +/- values mean?
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AMD never said what they do.
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It's explained a tiny bit here:
http://www.biostar-usa.com/app/en-us/event/biounlocking/features.htm
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BIO-unlocking now also provides you a function, which could activate specific each core separately, in BIOS setup. You could choose how many core(s) and the specific core (core0 ~ core3) depending on the cores' condition and user environment.

The first step, turn the “Core Leveling” to Manual from Auto. The second step, you will see CPU core(s) at below. You could turn some surplus core(s) off for power saving, or enable all 4 cores for Overclocking or Gaming.
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I want to figure out what the plus minus values mean
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dlee7283;12984468 
I want to figure out what the plus minus values mean

That is what I was talking about.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974;12984691 
That is what I was talking about.

are there any settings people use that normally work the best though?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Problame;12984419 
It's explained a tiny bit here:
http://www.biostar-usa.com/app/en-us/event/biounlocking/features.htm

That's something else entirely, He knows what that is (note he is already unlocked)

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I have a Biostar myself, and searched around for an answer to no avail
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DizturbedOne;12985071 
That's something else entirely, He knows what that is (note he is already unlocked)

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I have a Biostar myself, and searched around for an answer to no avail
You'd see about 1 rule about core leveling, thats all the information Biostar has given so thats why I posted it smile.gif

Nonetheless I'd contact Biostar and ask them if you want a clear answer.

Edit; I just emailed Biostar with the question, hope to get an answer asap
Edited by Problame - 4/3/11 at 11:40am
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What Biostar board is it? NCC is similar to ACC, a now older form of unlocking. 800 series chipsets don't support this, so mobo manufacturers find their own unlocking methods; they may not be as stable. If your Biostar board is an 800 series chipset, this may be the culprit.
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biostar 780l3g

760g and has the 710 Southbridge


it passed intel burn test with -6/-6 but wouldnt run at all on default settings.
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