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Unlocked CPU cores not recognized
Jun 8, 2012, 12:08 AM
I recently built a PC with a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P and an Athlon II x3 Rana. I heard about the locked 4th core so I gave it a shot with my BIOS core unlocker feature.
My BIOS and POST recognize it as a Phenom x4 B50 and the BIOS sees 4 cores. However, CPUZ, AMD System Monitor, and Windows Task Manager only recognize 3 core but still see a Phenom x4 B50.
Is there any reason why this is happening? My BIOS is up to date as well as CPUZ.
Jun 9, 2012
Jun 9, 2012
unlocked cores recognized
Jun 8, 2012, 12:43 AM
Its just a glitch in the software its a B50 X4 with no L3 Cache
Jun 8, 2012, 12:44 AM
Go into msconfig and make sure that the 4th core is there..
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Jun 8, 2012, 2:25 AM
Here is a picture of my CPUZ, Easy Tune, and MSCONFIG Windows. As you can see, the CPU is recognized as x4 but only 3 cores in MSCONFIG.
Jun 8, 2012, 3:44 AM
Just move the tab in msconfig to Number of processors to 4...voila
Jun 8, 2012, 4:48 PM
The highest it goes is to 3. There is no 4...
Jun 8, 2012, 10:38 PM
Jun 9, 2012, 5:20 AM
Well it appears as though you only have a X3 and a bad fourth core
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