Forum discussion tagged with Phenom.
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    HP Laptop screen stays black when I Turn it on

    HI it's a HP Pavilion dv7 Laptop AMD Phenom II N640 Dual Core processor 2.9GHz 6 GB ram running windows 7 64 bit My laptop most days turns on but the screen remains black. I can occasionaly turn it on and use it every now and then and when I keep on, and not shut it down it stays on and...
  2. S

    Dell M5010 AMD Processor issue

    Dear All, My laptop Processor is gone which was AMD phenom 2 X4 N930 , I have searched another processor on web I got AMD Phenom 2 X2 555 processor having AM3 socket ,This Phenom x2 555 can use for laptop or it will be for desktop only, Please reply . . ..
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    I want to upgrade my cpu on my Satellite A665d-S6059 AMD Phenom II Quad-Core P920(1.6GHz)

    Hi, I have a Toshiba Satellite A665D-S6059 with AMD Phenom II Quad-Core P920(1.6GHz) and want to upgrade to a newer AMD chip. My motherboard took a dump so I placed an order for a new never used motherboard. Since I am gonna be swapping my old chip to new motherboard. I figure I replace the cpu...
  4. M

    Help me find a graphic's card.

    I have a AMD Phenom II X6 1090T processor in my computer. I was going to just buy a new computer for video editing but according to passmark my processor is still pretty good after 5 years. It has 6 cores and still cost $399.00. Everything is above average on this computer except for the video...
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    Graphics card upgrade

    Is it possible to upgrade my GPU? I have an Aspire 5552-7686 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit AMD Phenom II N970 Caspian 45nm Technology Generic PnP Monitor (1366x768@60Hz) 2941MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 Series (Acer Incorporated [ALI]) 6.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 664MHz (9-9-9-24) (ram is...
  6. E

    CPU Reset? For Phenom II x2 Core B55 / 555

    How do we reset A CPU??? =p To Factory spec's... ???? :na:
  7. E

    AMD Phenom II x2 Mine was Unlocked to the third CORE.... Now I'm Redused to 1

    all of a sudden after a few month's it stoped useing core's 1 - 3 Only core 0 work's It's forceing me to only use Core 0 I cannot lock or unlock anymore I've tried BIOS flashing and Factory default's and CMOS Reset. Any Idea's to Add? c= Oh and when I try to use default setting's core's 0 & 1...
  8. V

    can my pc run gta v?

    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 AMD PHENOM 9650 QUAD CORE-PROCESSOR, 4,0 GB Ram, NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 630 Im very nervous :I :bounce:
  9. alpacino2368

    Asus n550jv Battery Drain

    Hey guys, need some help sorting out a weird phenomenom happening to my asus n550jv. The issue is that half the time when I close the lid at the end of the night, in the morning I will come to find that the battery is completely dead. However the weird part is the fact that after the lid closes...
  10. F

    High temperature Graphic Card?

    I use AMD Phenom II X6 1055T. The temperature is at 36 degrees Celsius, and the card is a AMD Radeon HD 5700 running at 52 degrees with the fans at 40%. Is this normal?
  11. N

    I have a Turion II and want to upgrade to a Phenom II in my laptop will it work

    Have an old Gateway laptop and found a Phenom II processor same wattage as my current process and I would like to upgrade it will it work in my laptop.
  12. M

    Can AMD Phenom II X2 550 unlock to Quad Core ?

    I have AMD Phenom II X2 550 Processor, i don't remember is it X2 550 Black edition model or just simply X2 550 Can i unlock it to quad core with ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 Motherboard?
  13. R

    AMD Phenom II X4 B40 Overheats Like Hell?

    I have a problem with my phenom II X4 B40 ( unlock From Athlon X3 )...Im Using Stock Clocks and i monitor the temp in Speecy and it reaches 78 C at idle?...Im Using Stock fan Spec Jetway MA3-760GSM AMD Phenom II X4 B40 ( Form Athlon II X3) Kingston 4GB DDR3 Gigabyte GT 430 1 GB
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    AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE, core unlock suddenly not working?

    Hello, i have a Phenom II X2 555 BE since pretty long, around 2 - 3 years ago, ever since i have it i immediately core unlocked it with my ECS A880GM-A3 mobo, which makes it turn into a Phenom II X4 B55 , a few days ago i installed windows 7 64 bit to compensate for my 4 gigs of ram, when i...
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    Unable to unlock Phenom x2 560BE

    I have brought Asus M5A78L-LE motherboard to unlock my phenom x2 to a x4.I tried doing it by pressing 4,by bios,by selecting one core at a time but nothing works.Is it a problem with the CPU.Can you please suggest a solution for this!
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    AMD Phenom II X3 710 - 4th Core Unlock!

    Hi there, I have an AMD Phenom II X3 710 2.60 GHz and want to unlock the 4th core on it however I have no idea how using my motherboard, which is a Gigabyte 78LMT USB 3. Any help on how to unlock the 4th core on it? I heard it is possible as the Phenom II X3 is known to be stable at 4 cores but...
  17. Z

    AMD motherboards with core unlock?

    Are there any new itx motherboards that offer a core unlock in bios for the older 2 core AMD CPUs? I'm interested in getting a used phenom x2, but enjoy the new features some itx motherboards are offering. Or am I crazy for even bothering with that chipset? I've thought about just getting an...
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    can i unlock 4th core on my gigabyte motherboard and amd phenom (tm) 11 x3 710 processor 2.60ghz

    can my gigabyte motherboard and amd phenom (tm) 11 x3 710 processor 2.60ghz take the fourth core unlock and is there any type of help out there regarding wether my pc is acc supported please email me at nice one people if u can help
  19. Quakemz

    Laptop having trouble

    So my friends 3~ year old Toshiba Satellite laptop is having some issues. It uses a Phenom CPU. I can't even get into windows. I can get into the BIOS usually but sometimes it freezes. I'm trying to fix it but I'm not really sure what the problem is. He re-installed windows 7 a while back and it...
  20. K

    Overclocking AMD phenom II X@ 555

    Hi! I managed to unlock my AMD Phenom II X2 555 to AMD Phenom II X4 B55 but with only 3 cores. What i did was to unlock cores 1,2, and 4 and left 3 locked. I didnt raise the speed it is still in 3.2 for the reason that i want to see how goes the temp of the cpu, and i observed that it is...
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    Phenom Unlocking and Overclocking [Urgent]

    Hey forum-ers, I have a couple little problems that I need assistance with. Recently I purchased an ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0 and a good old Phenom 960T processor to overclock and possibly unlock (?). I managed to get the 960T running at 4 GHz by changing the max multiplier to 18.5x but anything...
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    AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black - Unlocking 2 extra cores

    Hi, I'm very new to this but read somewhere I could unlock the other 2 cores on my CPU using my Bios. So I have a GA-MA785GM-US2H and in the Bios there is an option to enable/disable the 3rd and 4th core, which I did and saved it and rebooted it. Once I did that, the fan seems to be running...
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    Unlocking AMD Phenom x4 840

    Hi everyone, I'm seeking to unlock the additional cores in my 840. However, my bios doesn't have a AAC. It has a unlock cores (enable/disable), however, it doesn't seem to unlock the other two. Mobo: Ga-78LMT-USB3 CPU: AMD Phenom x4 840 Any solutions? Thanks!
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    Phenom II X2 555 BE unlocked to X4 B55, used to boot fine, but no longer

    For a while I my CPU was overclocked and unlocked to a 3700MHz X4, but now it won't boot into windows anymore. I'm not sure what happened. RAM settings are default, CPU is at 3700MHz (18.5 multiplier, reference clock @ 200), HT and CPU/NB at 2000MHz, CPU volts at 1.45. Any other settings I can...
  25. Stardust342

    Unlock 4th core on Phenom II x3 710 on MSI 970a-G46?

    I have a PII x3 710 on my MSI 970a-G46 motherboard and I would like to unlock the fourth core to... you know.. increase performance. I have a thermaltake Frio OCK on it, that keeps it at 33c at full load, so I'm pretty sure heat isn't a problem. I went into the bios and enabled core control, but...
  26. Bamse

    If i have the AMD Phenom ll x2 565 Black Edition and the ASUS M5A78L MB with coreunlocker feature will it be easy to unlock?

    If i have the AMD Phenom ll x2 565 Black Edition and the ASUS M5A78L MB with coreunlocker feature will it be easy to unlock? Im kinda noob on these things with overclocking and unlocking stuff :)
  27. S

    AMD overclocking notebook CPU

    Hi, I have processor AMD Phenom II X3 N830 (laptop or notebook :D ) can be overclocked ? or unlock 4 core ? Thanks :)
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    Amd phenom ii x2 545 unlocking help

    Hello I have a Phenom ii x2 545 and i have sucessfully unlocked all 4 cores and ran it through a statability test. But I have an issue, I get random screen tears in certain places and when browsing the internet. also shockwave crashes in google chrome randomly. All-In-All Windows has never...
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  30. Rucyn

    Fractal Rendering Hardware

    My friend thinks his pc isn't running at max when rendering. But I've already gone through and checked settings and such. I know the GPU plays a smaller role when rendering, but I think it's what is holding him back. Am I wrong? Software: Apoptosis 7 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit AMD Phenom...
  31. B

    amd phenom ii x3 unlock x4

    hello, I successfully unlocked my amd phenom ii x3 2.8gh black edition to a x4. stable and all. however, after I completely shutdown my pc, and reboot say.. the next day. my core is locked again, now I don't want to keep unlocking it every day, how do I prevent it from locking again? I...
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    should i get a new system or upgrade the current one - opinions wanted

    i currently have this Phenom 2 555 - can unlock to quad no bother asrock 790gx pro 4gb corsair 2tb hd nvidia 9800gt both 17" sony trinitron and 28" samsung lcd northq 380w psu it works well for me as i use the 17" crt and don't ever go over 1024x768 in games. the only trouble is the...
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    Problem with unlocking phenom X2 560 be cores

    I was able to unlock all the cores of phenom X2 560 BE and it runs very well with no error but my problem is when I try to start the computer.. It starts with no display... then after trying many times It starts properly.....
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    can asus m4n68t-m le v2 unlock the cores?

    hey guys i have amd phenom ii x2 560 processor with asus m4n68t-m le v2 motherboard.Can it can unlock the 2 hidden cores of phenom iix2 560.On the motherboard it is written 'Asus core unlocker'.
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    AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE Unlock Help

    Processor: AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE Stepping 3 Mobo: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2 ACC: Auto Unleashing: Enabled Cores (Manual): 0, 2, 3 Vcore: 1.35 (have also tried boosting up to 1.5) When I enable Core 1 it doesn't even POST so I think it's a defective core. On this above configuration I get a...
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    How to unlock phenom ii x2 550

    hello, i need help here. how to unlock phenom ii x2 550 to quad core? i'm using mobo ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0... Thanks before.
  37. A

    How to unlock Phenom II X2 550?

    Hello, need help here how to unlock Phenom II X2 550 to quad core? i'm using mobo Asus M5A990X Evo R2.0 and Cooler Master Hybrid TX3. Thanks before..
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    How to unlock phenom ii x2 550 with m3a770de

    Can someone please tell me how to unlock Phenom ii x2 550 BE with ASRock m3a770de? Thank you
  39. Z

    MSI 760GM-P23 wont unlock Phenom 560

    Hi, I have a Phenom II x2 560 Processor which can unlock to a Phenom B60 x4 cores using my friends motherboard(Asrock) for testing. Now I bought the Mainboard MSI 760GM-P23 from a retail store yesterday and today I assembled the whole system. After I installed the OS Windows 7, Drivers and etc...
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    Help me to unlcok cores AMD Phenom II X2 560

    Hello, This is my first post here. Please help me to unlock AMD Phenom II X2 560 cores. I tried to unlock with automatic ( using motherboard core unlocker ) and manually BIOS - Advance Clock Calibration > all cores > CPU Core control Manual. But when i enable windows 7 dosent boot at all. I...
  41. N

    Poceesor unlock core

    i have windows 7 and proceesor athlon II x3 450 when unlock it work fine to phenom II x4 but when unlock it on win 8 it didnt work all time blue screen any1 know how resolve this problem ? sr for bad english.
  42. MadDog121

    Unlocking 4th core HELP!

    I tried to unlock the 4th core on my AMD Phenom II x3 710 2.60GHz. I have a ASRock N68C-GS FX motherboard. I unlocked the core with an option called UCC(Unlock CPU Core) in the bios. When it restarted i opened up the bios and it was successful(it was a AMD Phenom II x4 10 2.60GHz), well.... at...
  43. O

    Phenom ii 560 core unlock with ga-78lmt-s2pt

    i have succesfully unlocked the cores of phenomii 560.but now i have noticed that i having a 95w tdp mobo.and the tdp of 4 core unlocked phnom ii 560 is 125 w.but i am having no stability issues or whatsoever even at full load.
  44. O

    Phenom ii 560 core unlock

    i have succesfully unlocked the cores of phenomii 560.but now i have noticed that i having a 95w tdp mobo.and the tdp of 4 core unlocked phnom ii 560 is 125 w.but i am having no stability issues or whatsoever even at full load.
  45. alaxel


    Yes i am asking if my Biostar TA870+ 5.2 can easily unlock a Phenom II X3 B73? and sorry im a noobie here
  46. O

    Can i use biostar a880gz to unlock the latent cores of phenom ii 560

    can i use biostar a880gz to unlock the latent cores of phenom ii 560
  47. N

    How to unlock AMD Athlon II x3 450 to AMD Phenom B50 x4

    Hey, I heard that my CPU AMD Athlon II X3 450 can be unlocked to AMD Phenom B50 - quadcore very easily and I heard also that my mainboard has a special function to unlock hidden cores. Mainboard: ECS ECS A780LM-M2 OS: Win 7 Can you tell me please if I can unlock my CPU to a AMD Phenom B50 x4 ,if...
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    Phenom II 960T + GA 78-LMT-S2P

    Can I unlock the extra two cores and OC using this mobo? If not, please suggest a compatible mobo. I have a budget of 180USD for processor+mobo.
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    Phenom II X2 555 Unlock and Overclock To 4GHz Guide

    Hi to all, I know that most probably you have already read many articles about the topic, but I just wrote my first article about overclocking and unlocking Phenom II X2 555, and i want to share my knowledge with you. I get these results (Phenom II 555 X4 @ 4GHz / NB 2,8GHz - i think that is...
  50. N

    AMD Phenom II X4 BE shows 6 cores to unlock

    Hello sir, I have a AMD Phenom II X4 BE processor. So its a 4 core processor. But when i unlock cores manually, bios shows 6 cores to unlock. is that possible? But when i manually unlock all 6 cores and boot up, CPU-Z shows only 4 cores. what is happening? any idea?
  51. farsonicshadow

    How to STABILY unlock Phenom II X2 560 ?

    Hey there! I have a Phenom II X2 560 Black Edition CPU from AMD and I want to know how to unlock it to 4 Cores completely stable, I'm using the ASUS M5A88-M Motherboard and I would really appreciate an answer with specific voltages and all that, I'm also using Sapphire HD 6790 Graphics Card and...
  52. Arock

    Phenom II X2 560 Chances of Unlock

    Hi guys :) time to ask the geniuses here..friends i m a very tight budget & want to upgrade my CPU & mobo so i m planning to buy a Phenom II 560 BE & pair it with Asus M4A88T-M mobo,so what u think what are the chances of it to get unlocked??? Details: Your feedbacks & suggestions are welcome :)
  53. M

    How to unlock Amd phenom x2 565 i have gigabyt Ga-980gpa-ud3h

    When i unlock give's me blue screen and restart pc
  54. leeskiramm

    Phenom II 960T unlock, problem?

    Hello, I've unlocked my AMD Phenom II 960T to 6 cores, but, Metro 2033 kept crashing, and crashing the whole system, so I locked the 6th core again, and it works fine, but BFBC2 still crashed with the fifth core. If I disable the fifth core, will it still crash? If so, are there any ways to...
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    Can this motherboard unlock my AMD phenom II x4 960T to a x6 processor thanks.
  56. nomad_1911

    Phenom core unlocking,rolling back to dual core ???

    If i unlock my phenom 555 would i be able do get it back to dual core as it originaly was(have an asus board with core unlocker) ???
  57. computernewb

    Is this a good laptop?

    hi I found a phenom ii quad core laptop for $360. Is this a good laptop for general use and light gaming? I was told an i5 on a laptop is only dual core. So is this phenom ii a faster? thanks! :hello:
  58. jsanthara

    AMD Phenom II x4 960T unlock rate

    I've been reading up on the successes and failures of unlocking the 5th and 6th cores of the x4 960T. Some people say the unlock rate (successful) is very good, while others say it is around ~30-35%. I was wondering what the users at Tom's had to say about this.
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    Unlock AMD Phenom II X2 550 BE /* with* / GA-MA74GMT-S2

  60. M

    Core unlocking phenom ii x4

    Hello, I was wondering that is it possible to unlock the 6 cores from that processor by placing it on a motherboard with Core Unlocker, and then placing it back on the original motherboard (the motherboard doesn't have Core Unlocker). Does it work?