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Relocking 3rd core on amd phenom ii x2 550
Aug 12, 2010, 12:33 AM
I have an AMD PHenom II x2 550 CPU. I know it might be possible to unlock a 3rd core, but it may be unstable. If it is unstable, will I be able to go backwards and relock it back down to dual core?
Aug 19, 2010
Aug 12, 2010
relocking core phenom
Aug 12, 2010, 12:37 AM
Theres a possibility of unlocking all four actually.
Just turn on ACC or UCC in the BIOS and see if it unlocks, if its unstable, just turn it off and you're back at 2 cores.
Aug 12, 2010, 12:42 AM
Cool, thanks! Just wanted to make sure not to screw myself up while playing around with it.
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Aug 19, 2010, 1:53 AM
Best answer selected by fishwife.
Aug 19, 2010, 5:26 AM
what happened, did u unlocked four cores of your 550
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