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Unlocking phenom x3 720

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May 13, 2010 1:48:13 PM

I have succeeded to unlock my phenom II x3 720 BE on a Gigabyte MA-770T-U3D mobo. All stability tests ok BUT my Realtek sound has intermitent noise as if there would be a bad contact. Does anybody know if there is a solution or it comes from a not working well 4-th core?

Thanks for advice!

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May 13, 2010 7:30:05 PM

Probably has nothing to do with the unlocking. Reinstall the driver.
May 13, 2010 7:35:02 PM

mosox said:
Probably has nothing to do with the unlocking. Reinstall the driver.

Thanks for the advice. I'll try it out! Very kind of you
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May 13, 2010 9:50:14 PM

Also if you are not using a mic go into the Sound manager and mute that channel (alot of times that type of noise is just feedback on the line-in or microphone input.

But I do not think it is connected to having the 4th core unlocked (unless the extra power being used by the CPU is the cause of the feedback !)
May 14, 2010 7:25:07 PM

Have reinstalled the realtek driver but unfortunately no success. Muting didn't help either.
In the meantime I have checked all 4 cores up to 3.5 GHz at stock voltage.
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May 14, 2010 8:07:02 PM

Start the audio application and check the task manager at the "processes" tab for spikes in the CPU usage.
May 15, 2010 4:42:25 AM

I see no spikes in the task manager. I notice that the noise is less in one of the two audiochannel so that I can greatly improve using audio balance.
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May 15, 2010 5:28:50 AM

Try with some other speakers.
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