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    Phenom ii x4 960T unlock

    i have bought a phenom ii x4 960T and a cheap MSI-NF750-G55 open box motherboard. i think it doesnt has core unlocker or ACC. but i think it has a NCC option ,can i unlock it with NCC ? if not ,how should i overclock it to a good freq for gaming (WHAT voltage )? also if someone knows about...
  2. A

    Is it better to enable or disable core unlocker for the amd phenom ii x 4 965 on

    Is it better to enable or disable core unlocker for the amd phenom ii x 4 965 on the msi 870a-g54?
  3. J

    Can you unlock the multiplier on an oem phenom ii x4 955

    i have an oem amd phenom ll 955 x4 cpu and is there any way possible to unlock the multiplier. Please help and i know the multipliers are always locked on non be cpu's from amd. I also know you can still oc it by tweeking the fsb, pcie, etc. so please give a straight answer not something most...
  4. B

    Should I unlock the 4th core on AMD Phenom II X3 720 @ 2.8Ghz or Triple Core @ 3

    Assuming the 4th core is stable but at a lower frequency than when its at triple core. Which would be more beneficial for games such as Skyrim and Battlefield 3? Assuming X4 @ 2.8Ghz or 3.0Ghz and X3 at 3.2Ghz Also what would be a safe temperature using the 4th unlocked core? I'm getting 64...
  5. boston617b

    HELP. Can I unlock non BE phenom X4 9850 cpu multiplier?

    Is it possible to unlock the cpu multiplier on a non Black Edition Phenom X4 9850? With it stock it has 2.51gb, but the best I can do with the locked multiplier is 2.63gb that is stable. I say stable because when I try to go further, in the POST BIOS screen it tells me that the boot fails and to...
  6. nighthawk34691

    Core Unlocker on Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition

    Hello, I was wondering if there is any need to activate core unlocker for a Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition cpu on a Asus M4A785T-M motherboard?
  7. M


    i have a asus m4a88t-m mobo with a amd phenom ii x2 that i want to unlock. i can unlock the 2 extra cores and run all day long on my express gate but try to load win 7 and it just restarts my pc. any help would be great. thanks. my specs. asus m4a88t-m phenom ii x2 550 BE 16 gb G-skill ripjaws...
  8. S

    Phenom II x6 1605T?

    I bought the Phenom II x4 960T for an upgrade from a Athlon II x4 630. After Windows did it's thing I opened EasyTune6 to see if I could unlock any cores. After the restart I went in to CPUZ to see what I had. And what to my wondering eyes appears a AMD Thuban Phenom II x6 1605T pulled by 6...
  9. F

    Why can I unlock cores Phenom 560?

    Hello, I have an ASUS M4A77TD mobo paired with a AMD Phenom ii 560 Black edition. I have tried and tried to go to unleashing mode, but computer doesnt boot up afterwards. What am I doing wrong?
  10. Z

    Can GA-990XA-UD3 unlock Phenom II X4 960T hidden cores?

    Hello guys, I've got a big problem here and I need help fast.I want to pair GA-990XA-UD3[and use it for bulldozers when the prices drop] and Phenom II X4 960T and unlock hidden cores if the proc allows? I can't find information anywhere if this mobo can or can't unlock 960T. Some people say...
  11. nna2

    Amd phenom ii 840 possible unlock?

    hey guys, i was wondering if there is any way to unlock my processor even with a flash... (mah bios is recoverable in most circumstances :D)
  12. A

    Intel i3 vs AMD Phenom Quad Core

    Can anyone tell me which process is better between the Intel Core i3 370M(2.40GHz) and the AMD Phenom II Quad-Core N970(2.2GHz)? I know that the i3 is slightly more powerful but it has 2 cores. The AMD is less powerful but has 4 cores. So which one is better?
  13. K

    Which moobo is best with AMD Phenom II X2 560 Black Edition?

    I would like to unlock the cores on the CPU if possible. Please let me know which combo would be best. thanks!
  14. S

    Which laptop for Photoshop, HP ProBook 4525s AMD Phenom II P650,RAM 4GB with Mob

    Hello, Which laptop will be best for Photoshop, HP ProBook 4525 AMD Phenom II P650,RAM 4GB with Mobility Radeon hd 5470, or Core i3-2310 (Sandy Bridge)2.1GHz, RAM 4GB ?
  15. O

    Fourth core

    im using a amd phenom x3 720 CPU and its a 3rd core. i want to unlock 4th since i have heard its possible and easy, i use ECS Black Series A790GXM-A how would i go about this, thank you!
  16. chazz11bravo

    Unlocking an amd phenom ii x2 565 black edition

    Please my ignorance on this matter. I'm attempting to unlock a 3rd core my AMD phenom II x2 565 black. I've found a vid on youtube for the 555 which is very close in the bios looks wise but not the same. I attempted an unlock using the 555 vid with no luck. I've search and googled for...
  17. P

    Why dose my phenom ii x4 unlock to an x4?

    Hello,lately i have been getting an error message when starting my cmop saying cpu is not supported by this motherboard i have a am3 board and a am3 cpu and when i unlock it to "x4" i dont get this message anymore? is my cpu not seated right should i worry about it? help please
  18. J

    I hit 4 to unlock core on my amd phenom 2 and now all i have is a blank screen

    I have AND Phenom II 2555. Said motherboard M5A78L-MLX. I hit 4 to unlock core and now all I have is black screen.
  19. H

    Phenom II or i3-330 ???

    Hi everyone, i cant make my mind up, my dilema is which processor do i go with, my choice is either one of these: Asus K52N AMD Phenom II N660 3GHz 3GB RAM 320GB HDD 15.6" HD LED ATI Mobility Radeon HD4200 OR Asus X52F i3-330 2GB 320GB DVD-SM Intel HD Graphics Dynamic Video Memory...
  20. A

    HELP! Phenom x2 550 (OC vs. Unlock)

    When I OC it, i reached up to 3.6ghz @ stock voltage (1.35v) with a temp range of 28c idle to 48 peak. When unlocking to tri-core (4th core not possible), i get a stable 3.5ghz @ stock voltage. BUT the thing is, I can't monitor my temps cos the temp sensor won't function when unlocking. So...
  21. A

    Phenom x2 550 (OC vs. Unlock)

    When I OC it, i reached up to 3.6ghz @ stock voltage (1.35v) with a temp range of 28c idle to 48 peak. When unlocking to tri-core (4th core not possible), i get a stable 3.5ghz @ stock voltage. BUT the thing is, I can't monitor my temps cos the temp sensor won't function when unlocking. So...
  22. G

    Is it possible to unlock and overclock a phenom black 550 be on a m4n 68t-m moth

    i have a phenom black 550 processor with a asus m4n68t-m motherboard. 2 questions. is it possible to unlock and overclock this processor. and how do i update bios? not to sound stupid or anything. thanks.
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    How to unlock the extra cores for AMD Phenom II X2 555 BLACK EDITION

    Would be much appreciated if anyone could show me how to unlock the extra cores of AMD Phenom II X2 555 BLACK EDITION using a Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 motherboard. Do you need to get a special CPU cooler like the Zalman CNPS10X Extreme rather than the stock standard cooler ? Thanks.
  24. T

    AMD phenom II X2 555 unlocking .. PROBLEM

    I got this processor up in the title and i tried to unlock the 4 cores but somthing strange had happened when i try to unlock them it freeze WHILE I AM IN A GAME i know it`S unstable but when i tried to close the 4th core and make it 3 cores only or triple core it works without any problem...
  25. N

    Unlocking other two cores for AMD Phenom II X2 550 BE

    Hello, i want to know if its possible to unlock the other two cores if im using ASUS M4A88T-M mb. its has sb710
  26. S

    Can i unlock my extra cores though windows?

    i have a phenom 2 X2 555 on a asrock board i was wondering if there was anyway i could unlock the cores through windows because my bios doesnt have coreunlocker
  27. D

    How to unlock phenom II x2 555 be on GA-MA74GM-S2 rev 4.1 mobo

    hi all, ive been googling and googling but nothing seems to work.ive been trying to unlock my phenom ii x2 555be to quad but i have no idea what im doing it possible my chip cant be unlocked or my mobo is not capable of unlocking it even i have ACC capabilities or my bios version is...
  28. Little red

    Unlock phenom 2 good bad or ugly

    does it hurt the life span of a amd phenom II x2 555 to a B55 :sweat:
  29. P

    Solved! How to overclock amd n970 phenom 2 laptop windows 7

    How do i overclock this puppy?
  30. Jan3s

    Unlocking core

    Hello guys i have amd phenom x3 2.4 GHZ is there any way to unlock a core and make it x4 on HP DC5850 ?
  31. D

    Msi 870A-G54 can it unlock my Phenom 2 x2 555 Be?

    Well, the title says it all, I've tried unlocking it in the past once or twice but I feel like i'm doing something wrong, as i see a lot of things about EC firmware and ACC being used. If anyone could guide me through it as i'm not entirely sure if i'm doing it wrong or i'm just out of luck...
  32. Little red

    Unlock phenom 2?

    i have tried to unlock a Phenom II 555 3.2ghz with a A770E3 (biostar) and can't unlock the 2 extra cores but will not post after i enable ACC so i dont know if its the mobo or the cpu (does it have to do with me being a ginger :na: ) this the the 2nd cpu i've tried to unlock (was stuck in first...
  33. G

    Which one is better AMD Phenom II quad-core or AMD Phenom II dual core

    Hello, which is better? Hp-Dv6-6004sa, 750GB, 1.8GHz, 6GB RAM, Phenom II X4 15.6" or HP dv7-6000sa Phenom II X4 3.0gh, 4gb Ram (17")
  34. mactronix

    Phenom 555 BE Is this normal ?

    Hi, Ok when i first got my 555 BE i played with it and found i could unlock 3 of the 4 cores. I over clocked it a bit, then decided i didn't really need it so put it back to stock. I have just decided to unlock it again and have a play, so i booted into the Bios and set ACC to Hybrid and Auto...
  35. zankuto

    Phenom II x4 965 vs Athlon II x3 455

    If I take a Athlon II X3 455 3.3ghz and unlock it into a quadcore how would it perform vs a Phenom II X4 965 3.4ghz? No overclocking taken into account. Im indecisive between these two. I need it to run 4gigs of DDR3 1600mhz and a HD6850.
  36. A

    Can phenom ii x3 8450 unlock to phenom x4 ?

    can phenom ii x3 8450 unlock to phenom x4 ? how do i do that? tq
  37. A

    Can phenom ii x3 8450 unlock to phenom ii x4?

    can phenom ii x3 8450 unlock to phenom x4?
  38. J

    Core Unlock problem...maybe

    mobo:Asus M4N68T-M V2 CPU: phenom II X2 560 BE RAM:2x2GB Mushkin DDR3 GC:ATI HD 4670 1GB DDR3 PSU:Cooler Master Extreme Pwr Plus 460W CPU cooler:Corsair H50 problems here. at 1st,core unlock succeed,showed: Phenom II x4 B60 but problem arise after i finished installing graphic card...
  39. M

    Solved! Hi

    Hello, I thought of buying a latop with AMD Phenom Quad it a good idea?
  40. AnshulBains

    AMD Phenom II X3 720be Core unlock HELP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    my amd phenom II x3 720be is modeled : 0906 EPMW and according to various forums it must get its 4th core unlocked but unfortunately with my MSI 790GX-G65 im able to unlock it but cant use it coz pc breezes on booting pls help with your suggestions what to do to run it stable?
  41. AnshulBains

    [b]Phenom II X3 720be Core unlock pls help !!!![/b]

    my amd phenom II x3 720be is modeled : 0906 EPMW and according to various forums it must get its 4th core unlocked but unfortunately with my MSI 790GX-G65 im able to unlock it but cant use it coz pc breezes on booting pls help with your suggestions what to do to run it stable?
  42. C

    How to unlock cores of a Phenom II 560 BE

    I do not know what i'm doin' wrong but I can not unlock the two extra core of my new brand phenom II x4 560 BE in a system: MOBO: ASUS M4A89TD PRO / USB3 PSU: Thermaltake Toughpower XT 850 RU MEM: 2 Gb Corsair dominator 1600 Mhz TR3X6G1600C8D, don't ask I just buy only 1 dim GPU: Sapphire...
  43. G

    How to unlock AMD Phenom x2 550 to triple core??

    Hello!!! I have AMD Phenom x2 550 and i want to unlock it to triple core. How i can unlock it? I have Asrock 880GM-LE motherboard with P1.20 bios. Sorry for bad English..
  44. K

    Core unlocker on phenom 2 x4 975

    I have an AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Editio CPU. My new Asus motherboard has a core unlocking feature. Does this CPU have any cores to unlock, and if not, is there any benefit to activating core unlocker with this CPU. Thanks for any help!
  45. L

    Amd phenom ii triple-core p820 upgrade

    is there a secret 4th core for this cpu or a better alternative i could fit
  46. J

    Solved! Amd phenom 930N socket

    what type socket does the 930N, 2.0 gig, phenom II x4 for HP have. befor i open my notebook, can it be upgraded with standerd socket for AMD Phenom IIx4, HP dv6 notebooks :bounce:
  47. G

    Phenom II N850 vs. Pentium P6200?

    Hey guys. Trying to decide between which deal is better. AMD Phenom II Triple-Core Mobile Processors N850 (2.2 Ghz, 3.6 GT/s) = $295 (scratch and dent) 250 GB SATA Hard Drive (7200 RPM) 4GB RAM OR Processor: Intel Pentium Processor P6200 (3M Cache, 2.13 GHz) = $327 (refurbished) 320 GB SATA...
  48. cool_soccerboy10

    Unlocking phenom x2 B55

    hey Frnd i have asus M2N68 AM SE2 MOBO.......can i unlock 2 other cores of phenom X2 B55...? Thnx...!!
  49. R

    Phenom II X4 'Core Unlocker'?

    I just bought the Phenom II X4 840 3.2GHz and the ASUS M4A87TD EVO which has a "core unlocker" switch right on the board. I have no idea what this means or what I should have it set on. I imagine that I would want to use all the cores, right? Phenom 840...
  50. purple stank

    Possible to Unlock Athlon?

    I have a mobo that is capable of unlocking cores.Is it possible to unlock Athlon cores or is that only a Phenom thing?
  51. D

    AMD Unlock question

    Hello, I tried to unlock a Phenom x2 555 today and had limited success. It registers in BIOS that it is a quad and can get to the Windows 7 startup logo, but no further. Does this mean it's a bad core/cores or a voltage thing? Thanks in advance.
  52. purple stank

    Unlocked Phenom ii x4 970/975

    It's been said that the new Phenom ii x4's have 6 cores,2 disabled.Supposidly the 970 and 975 are actually Thuban based and not Deneb. Was wondering if anyone has been able to unlock any?
  53. E

    Which motherboard to unlock AMD Phenom ii x2 555 Black Edtion

    Could somebody give me there opinion on which Asus board " M4A79T Deluxe or M4A89GTD PRO" would be nice to overclock and unlock the AMD Phenom ii x2 555 Black Edition. Please help if you can. Thanks! :D
  54. F

    Laptop with Intel i7 or Phenom II?

    Hello, i work with mathematical solvers and i have to work sometimes at home, at the office or while i am travelling. I am thinking about buying a new laptop, What do you recomend me to buy? with intel i7 or PhenomII?
  55. B

    Unlocking core of amd phenom BE 550 X2

    Sir, Is there a locked core in the Phenom BE 550 X2 processor. If so is it advisable to unlock it. If it is ok, how to go about unlocking it. My Asus motherboard has a functionality to unlock core. Thanks in advance baalkikhaal
  56. F

    Unlocking phenom

    Hello, I have an asus m4a89gtd pro/usb and a phenomII x2 555BE. I have tried the core unlocker, but it hasn't worked. I understand that the locked cores may be faulty and un usable, but heres the strange thing. When I disable the cores one at a time and two at a time, Windows (7 64bit) won't...
  57. B

    Amd phenom ii x2 555 unlock?

    Been trying to unlock a phenom x2 555 and have been having no luck. windows does simply not start and stays at the loading screen. i heard giving a vcore boost might improve stability to boot into windows if this is the caze how would i go about doing this? Cheers Oh i have a an asrock...
  58. jcamel24

    Should I even try OC/unlock cores?

    Has anyone had luck unlocking/overclocking with a MSI 880GMA-E45 mobo? I ask because I had horrible luck with a Phenom II x6 1055T. Finally gave up and bought another mobo. So now I have just purchased a Phenom II x2 545 and was wondering if anyone has any experience with this mobo/CPU...
  59. chedderslam1976

    Solved! Max safe temp for AMD Phenom II N640 Dual-Core?

    Just wondering. Sitting at 75 C right now with cpu maxed. Tried to google and could not find it.
  60. Killing joke

    Solved! New laptop

    Hi, i would like to buy a new laptop but i am not sure which one should i buy. I would like to use it for pretty much everything including games. The limit is about $800. I think that the best choices are these; please help me to pick one. 14", Core i5 460m, 5650...