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Help with new rig and amd athlon II 170u

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September 23, 2012 2:11:16 PM

Ok so i got a msi board GF615M-P33 V2 also i have amd athlon II 170u 2.0 and 2 GB of ram DDR 3 and nvidia 8800GTS.
I have a problem i cant unlock the cpu from AMD Athlon II 170u to the AMD Athlon x2 II 270u,I enable the unlock cpu core option in bios i save and exit and then my pc turns off then on and no picture and after the third hard reset it resets back the bios and from what cpu world says i can unlock the second core on my CPU
http://www.cpu-world.com/info/AMD/Unlocking_cores_and_L....
Any help we be good.
Thanks in adavance

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September 23, 2012 2:25:34 PM

You can't, this a 100% single core chip, all you can do is overclock it.
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September 23, 2012 2:26:14 PM

Correction, you *might* be able to unlock the second core, but there is never any guarantee. Its a crap shoot, like playing the lottery. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. In this case, it appears you lost.
September 23, 2012 4:26:44 PM

...how about the AMD Sempron 145 can i unlock the second core cause i can get it from a friend for 10 euros
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