AMD Cores Unlocking?? Tags: CPUs AMD Dual Core Last response: November 22, 2009 2:24 PM in CPUs Share spaceboy_24 November 22, 2009 11:50:16 AM AMD is selling dual core cpu which can be unlocked to triple or even quad cores... but seems there is a catch. AMD locked the cores not to offer a feature but because the cores havenot met the quality control tests. then is it not true that these unlocking could cause your system to be unstable or even worse?? is it worth the risk?? More about : amd cores unlocking Upendra09 a b à CPUs November 22, 2009 2:24:05 PM Yes unlocking cores can cause the system to become instable and crash, it is sort of a win win or a lose lose win win you get a stable unlock and u get a full fledged quad core or triple core when u only bought a triple core or dual core, respectively lose lose you don't get the extra core(s) and then ur processor dies because the locked core caused the whol processor to malfunction and overheat/corrupt etc. then u have win lose you don't get the core but u still get to keep the processor because the corrupt core didn't damage any other part of the CPU. really it is up to you, do u want to spend 100 on an Athlon II and risk losing it? or do you want to win the lottery and get a full fledged Deneb? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows 7 will not boot after unlocking cores on AMD ForumHelp with unlocking AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition cores ! ForumUnlocking the 3rd and 4th cores in AMD phenom 2 x2 550 BE ForumAMD Unlocking true cores ForumHelp unlocking cores on the amd phenom x2 550 be ForumAMD Phenom II x2 555BE Overclocking or unlocking the cores ForumUnlocking the 3rd and the 4th cores in AMD phenom ii x2 555 black edition on 890 ForumUnlocking AMD cores ? ForumUnlocking cores on an AMD Penom II 550 BE (batch 0924BPMW) ForumUnlocking cores of AMD Phenom II 550BE with MSI 790GX-G65 ForumUnlocking Cores AMD Phenom II X4 955 Forum500w PSU Forum[Solved] AMD duron specs ForumAMD Turion II Ultra dual-core processor M600 (game)? ForumAMD Athlon 64 x2 5200+ Windows Experience Index Rating (Windows 7) ForumI need a motherboard suggestion for the AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0 ForumAbnormally low temp reading for AMD 550 CPU core temp ForumWhat Is AMD's Equivalent To Intel's Pentium D? ForumIntel Core i7 vs AMD Athlon Forum[Solved] AMD Phenom II x3 720 ... or.... AMD Athlon II x3 435 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !