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GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 advanced bios features locked

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November 6, 2012 7:02:39 PM

Hello community,
Recently I have been trying to unlock the 3 and 4 cores on my AMD phenom II x-555 BE and I discovered through otehr threads that even though my motherboard does not have ACC I can still do this through the "core unlock" feature in advanced bios options. My problem is that when i press enter to go into advanced bios features I can move up or down to get to the core unlock feature, I am for some reason frozen on "hard disk boot priority" I have tried cntrl/alt/shift f1 to access secret menu options and to no avail. If anyone else has had this problem or knows how to solve it I would greatly appreciate the help. It is entirely possible im missing something simple.
-Shawn

More about : gigabyte 970a ud3 advanced bios features locked

November 7, 2012 3:29:39 PM

If you try to quit the main BIOS screen, does it give you the option to select Advanced?
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November 7, 2012 7:22:25 PM

im not quite sure what you mean. I am able to select "Advanced bios Features" but cannot go any farther. several other features in the bios menu are greyed out as well.
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