I recently bought a Biostar A785G3 ver6 motherboard and an AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE processor. I was hoping to try and unlock the two dormant cores on the processor.
I read that in addition to enabling Advanced Clock Calibration (in the BIOS), you need to set a certain EC Firmware Selection to "Hybrid." Unfortunately, I didn't originally have such a setting, and after flashing the BIOS to the updated version am still unable to find it.
Can anyone tell me how exactly I should go about this? Do I even need the EC Firmware Selection option? Setting ACC to Auto otherwise causes my computer to refuse to boot, and I have to clear CMOS.
If this isn't because of the lack of EC Firmware Selection and is because one of the cores is bad, how do I use the Per Core setting to selectively enable cores? It keeps giving me values like -2%, +2%, 0%, etc, etc for each core. What do I do?