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P IIx2> p IIx3 ,can it reach p IIx4 ????????????

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August 24, 2012 12:44:46 AM

i was tying to unlock my cpu today and i was lucky to unlock one xtra core is the is any hope unlocking the 4th ????

when i enable the 4 th core the pc boots normally untill it reaches the black screen with win 7 logo in the middle then the screen goes into colors and reboots ?
tried increasing the voltage the same result ???

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August 24, 2012 12:58:58 AM

Whats stock voltage and what did you increase it to?
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August 24, 2012 1:35:10 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
Whats stock voltage and what did you increase it to?
Moto


stock voltage 1.4 increased up to 1.5 and wouldnt boot with 4 cores enables > x4 wont boot
so i disabled the 3rd core and kept the 4th running @1.4mv > x3 very stable
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August 24, 2012 2:55:37 AM

Yeah, if its not happening at 1.5v its not happening, any more voltage is going to be dangerous and temps will already be high enough I'd think,
Leave as a triplecore and enjoy,
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August 24, 2012 3:11:10 AM

most PII x2's and PII x3's are basically PII x4's with one or two faulty cores disabled. there's a reason why you can't use that 4th core and why AMD marketed it as a dual core, and you've pretty much seen it yourself.
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August 24, 2012 3:11:47 AM

AMD Disables these cores for a reason.

they fail to pass the manufactures stability / quality control tests

consider your self lucky to unlock one of the disabled cores as unlocking is not guaranteed but a bit of a lottery.


and put some spaces in your sig or change the : to a - as its just coming out as :p 
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August 24, 2012 8:38:28 AM

thnx a lot guys i was happy with 2 cores now iam even happier :) 
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August 24, 2012 8:39:04 AM

Best answer selected by crimsondivel.
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August 24, 2012 8:43:47 AM

i want to oc that 2x3 and my mobo ssupports up to 125 tdp and i want to reach 4 ghz
will that be too much for the mobo ?
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