Phenom II X3 processor unlockable
"A simple BIOS hack is all that is need to make an X4 from an X3"
Published: 24th February 2009 | Source: VR-Zone |
According to reports on the web, people reckon they have worked out how to enable the fourth core in a Phenom II X3 processor. X3's are really X4's with one core disabled, but with a BIOS trick it seems a cheap way to take advantage of more speed - especially for multi core applications.
All that is required to unlock your Phenom II X3 processor is a 790GX + SB700 motherboard but please remember that the fourth core has usually been disabled for a reason. All you have to do is to modify the "Advanced Clock Calibration" to Auto and your X3 should become an X4.
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