Solved Phenom II X4 'Core Unlocker'? Tags: CPUs Core Unlock Phenom Evo Product Last response: April 15, 2011 1:38 PM in CPUs Share rspaulding April 8, 2011 3:27:50 AM I just bought the Phenom II X4 840 3.2GHz and the ASUS M4A87TD EVO which has a "core unlocker" switch right on the board. I have no idea what this means or what I should have it set on. I imagine that I would want to use all the cores, right? Phenom 840: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... M4A87TD EVO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Gonna be installing Win7 64 550W PSU 8800GT GPU 8GB DDR3 More about : phenom core unlocker Best solution tacoslave April 8, 2011 3:39:34 AM that cpu only has 4 cores >.> the core unlocker would do nothing thats only for the phenom II dual cores or the athlon x3 Wisecracker a c 82 à CPUs April 8, 2011 1:07:08 PM You are close ... missed it by one (or two ). It's the AMD Quad-Core Phenom II X4 960T **Zosma** Related resources Core unlocker on phenom 2 x4 975 - Forum AMD Phenom II X4 960T cores unlocked O.o - Forum AMD Phenom II X4 BE shows 6 cores to unlock - Forum Unlocking Cores AMD Phenom II X4 955 - Forum Why is Athlon II X3 w/Unlocked Core a Phenom II X4 ??? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shrkbay April 8, 2011 1:26:54 PM no Phenom II x4 is a true quad-core so there are no cores to unlock simon12 a c 98 à CPUs April 8, 2011 6:46:13 PM You may have a very small chance of unlocking L3 cache as the 840 is really an Athlon but to run it normally leave the option disabled rspaulding April 15, 2011 1:38:13 PM Best answer selected by rspaulding. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPhenom ii x4 20 (720 unlocked) won't show temps ForumAMD Phenom II x4 -> x6 core unlock ? ForumAMD athlon ii x3 445 unlocking to phenom x4 failed... ForumPhenom ii x4 960T unlock ForumCore unlocking phenom ii x4 ForumUnlocked Phenom II 555 BE vs X4 945 ForumMy phenom II x2 555 automatically unlocked to a AMD Phenom (tm) II X4 ForumPSU Help ForumPentium Dual Core OR Core 2 Duo ForumCore™2 Duo Processor P8700 vs core i3 380UM ForumSupporting motherboard list for core 2 duo(1.6 Ghz) processor ForumCorsair Memory 600 watt power supply work on atholan dual core ANSWER ForumCore unlocking capability - Phenom II X2 or Athlon II X3? Forum[Solved] ASUS M4A77T and PHENOM ii x2 565 black edition compatability ForumAMD X2 4200 or Core 2 Duo 6750 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !