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Old 03-14-2010, 03:40 PM   #1
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Default Unlocking 4th core in AMD triple core processor

I have been reading a little about the AMD Athlon II X 3 425. I see that it has a 4th core that is disabled and that it is possible to enable it. Does anyone have this processor and has anyone tried to unlock it? Is it difficult to do and what exactly do you have to do to get it up and running properly. What are the risk and benifits of unlocking it or is it better left as is with 3 cores?

With my budget the way it is it looks like i am going to be buying a desktop with this processor in it.
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Old 03-14-2010, 04:50 PM   #2
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Default Re: Unlocking 4th core in AMD triple core processor

from my understanding, you need to have a motherboard that allows you to unlock the core. also, the core may or may not be usable.
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Default Re: Unlocking 4th core in AMD triple core processor

Read my post in the processor section.
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