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Benchmarks of unlocked Phenom II X2 545 & 550?

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Last response: in Overclocking
January 17, 2010 7:51:20 PM

Been looking everywhere, couldn't find any benchmarks before and after unlocking the cores. Just want to know how big a difference does it make.

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January 17, 2010 10:30:49 PM

It makes a huge difference in multiple core opimtized games, For tf2,I saw a slight drop and in gta4, huge boost, over 20fps boost. Cpu is pII 545
a b K Overclocking
January 26, 2010 8:49:10 PM

On 3dmark06 I went from 3k flat cpu (AMD Phenom 550 x2, 3.8 ghz 1.41v~)
after unlocking, 3.7 ghz 1.46v 4 cores: 5k flat

In 3dmark vantage, 6700 to 11500~ (same specs as above). Im afraid I cannot located the pictures, I will look in my other HDD when I get home.

The difference is there, easily visible.
Windows 7 64 bit booting sped up by a few seconds, no FPS increase since the games I mostly play have 60 FPS limit and I havent removed that limit.
Encoding media, and rendering videos is also much faster. Overall you can easily tell the difference when you multi-task.
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2010 1:53:55 AM

550BE .... the best 99.99$ you will ever spend....

19k 3dmark06

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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2010 8:33:03 AM

Unlocked Phenom II X2 benchmarks should match a Phenom II X4, is it really that hard to find a comparison between an X2 and X4?