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Poll Results: Did your CPU unlock?

 
  • 7% (3)
    Yes, Single to Dual
  • 4% (2)
    Yes, Dual to Tri
  • 34% (14)
    Yes, Dual to Quad
  • 19% (8)
    Yes, Tri to Quad
  • 34% (14)
    No
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post #21 of 29
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
It's not six core. The mobo shows that because it supports unlocking up to six. It's same for me, but the CPU has 4 physical cores.

correct unless it is a Phenom II xxxT then it is a 4 core deneb die
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post #22 of 29
My Sempron 140 successfully unlocked for my HTPC build.
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post #23 of 29
I managed to unlock it. C2 Stepping Phenom II X2 550. I had to use 1.5v on the core to get stable at 3.0GHz, yes I had to underclock it for stability reasons and my refusal to go above 1.5v.

I reverted back to normal and just kept it as a dual core and the sig rig is what I'm running now. *sigh*

Wasn't that big of a deal though, as I was LOOKING for a dual core Phenom II. If it didn't unlock, it didn't matter because I didn't want a quad core processor. I'd heard about how good the Phenom II dual cores were and I managed to snag one on the cheap. ^_^
     
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post #24 of 29
I had a x3 720 and it unlocked the 4th core, it worked fine but it wasn't stable for stressing. Prime failed on that unlocked core at second 1.
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post #25 of 29
I had no luck unlocking my X3 720. Never could get the 4th core to work.
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post #26 of 29
Yes.

And in six months this happened.

4 cores --> 3 cores --> 2 cores.

Unlocking the cores isn't the problem, getting them to last and be stable is. In my experience anyway.

I don't recommend it to anyone who needs a quad core.
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post #27 of 29
Unlocked Athlon x3 450 Rana to a Phenom Propus 550 x4. Boots fine runs games no problem but running prime 95 or any overclocking it crashes....just needs more voltage but waiting to get Corsair H70 on my CPU from the stock fan to do that All hail Phenom x4 for 80 bucks!
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post #28 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by narmour View Post
Yes.

And in six months this happened.

4 cores --> 3 cores --> 2 cores.

Unlocking the cores isn't the problem, getting them to last and be stable is. In my experience anyway.

I don't recommend it to anyone who needs a quad core.
What revision is yours?
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post #29 of 29
C3 mate. Just unlucky I guess.
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