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April 20, 2010 3:49:41 PM

Is it possible to unlock the 3 and 4 core in the phenom ii x2 550? I'm using this motherboard ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO

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April 20, 2010 3:53:48 PM

Yes. If it *will* unlock you should be able to.
April 20, 2010 4:38:30 PM

Looking at the manual, it has the Advanced Clock Calibration (ACC) option so that is what allows you to unlock the disabled cores.

Just remember, not all of the X2's will work with the extra cores. It's a crap shoot. I got lucky with my X3 720 BE. It works flawlessly with all four cores and it's overclocked from 2.8 to 3.51 ghz (x14 to x17.5)

BTW, even though my sig says my motherboard has a 780g NB, that's incorrect! It's a 760! Go figure!

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a b à CPUs
April 20, 2010 5:09:13 PM

Should i go with the X4 955 instead?
April 20, 2010 5:21:35 PM

It you really want the quad core, then yes. I purchased the 720 X3 just because of the price. When I found out I could possibly unlock it, I searched for a board that would allow it, but I was not getting it because I might be able to unlock the core. I got it because 1) the price 2) it was a black edition which has an unlocked multiplier for OCing.

I believe the X4 955 has an unlocked multiplier, so you should be able to overclock that to get some excellent performance (even though it should perform great out of the box at stock settings).
May 30, 2010 4:59:43 PM

Hey im having a problem im able to Unlock my processor to 3 Cores do u think i can unlock it to quad my voltages are stock i only unleashed it and set it to per core 3 cores it stays in the log in screen when i put it to quad core someone can please help me get ma quad core unlocked .....

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Phenom II X2 550 Be Unlocked To X4 b50 Stock Gz 3.1 But i Only Have It on 3 Cores Cant Get 4th Idk Why Need Help.
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May 30, 2010 7:30:24 PM

You should have started your own thread rather than hijacking someone else's that's over a month old.

Have you considered that the 4th core might not unlock?

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