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    Re: Can an X4 955 be be unlocked to 6 cores?

    I have two processors, a 955 be and a 1090t be. I was hoping the 4 core 955 might have 2 disabled.
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    Re: Can an X4 955 be be unlocked to 6 cores?

    I have the 790FX board with the 955 up and running with 4 gigs of ram, and I know that it is nothing definitive but this setup scores higher in the Winders Exp. tests than my newer 890GX board with...
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    Re: Can an X4 955 be be unlocked to 6 cores?

    This is the article that I ran across, the third paragraph down mentions 6 core proc. with 2 turned off. http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/unlocking-hidden-amd-phenom-cores/8094
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    Can an X4 955 be be unlocked to 6 cores?

    I just recently switched back over to AMD after using the same 945 chipset / conroe rig for the last few years so I am out of the loop on modern hardware.

    I just purchased a combo to play around...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I think I found the problem, there was an area on the USB wire harness to a front panel card reader that I installed that was pinched so I removed it from the system and so far so good. :confused:
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I just installed home premium 32 bit that I had installed on my previous computer and so far it is running flawlessly, although I haven't had it up and running long.

    I am only using 3.25 out of 8...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I did a complete re-install of 7 Ultimate 64 bit with the newest drivers, install went flawlessly but the problems remain. (the inability to resume from sleep mode still existed after I removed F@H,...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Well after a few hours of trying different bios settings I think I have that problem under control, however another has popped up.

    I just burned a compilation of MP3's to a DVD and as soon as it...
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    Re: AMD Motherboard Build! First post!

    How about an update, how did the build go?

    Just curious since I was contemplating an Asrock mainboard when I recently built a rig with an Asus 890gx board.
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Bios was set to Auto, there were only 2 other options S1 and S3, S1 must have been the default auto setting since it acted the same - everything shuts down, no fans or anything, just a blinking...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Using windows 7 - 64 bit.

    I struggled with myself during the planning phase of this build because I have had bad luck with AMD in the past.

    I think I may have the problem with the USB ports...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I was really annoyed at this setup earlier when I posted my rant, however now that I have had a small serving of Scotch and some time to think a bit a calmer head has prevailed, and occasionally I...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I am using 7 64 bit but am using the onboard audio for now, I have been perusing the Asus forums and found that the usb problem seems to be universal with all the like mainboards.

    I have...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Well I have had this piece of crap up and running for a couple of weeks now and boy do I regret buying it. It bogs down about the same as my Conroe rig did, (six cores wasn't an improvement for me)...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Well I have the Monitor, case (that thing is sweet!) mainboard and processor here so far, the Ram, Blu Ray burner, WD VR HD, PSU etc.. is still on the way here.

    That 27" monitor is awesome! I...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I figured since I was pretty much replacing everything except my speakers I might as well go ahead and upgrade my 22" Dell widescreen with a 27" Asus.

    This originally started out as a simple...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Well I can't decide on memory, after reading some user reviews on Newegg I have found that G Skill isn't totally compatible with the AMD platform. I think I will take a trip over to the Memory...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Hey Brother! It has been a long time! I just want to thank you for the agony I just went through, I had my mind made up to give AMD another try when you had to throw that little tidbit in there...
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    Thanks to all who responded, it got the gray matter stirred up a bit and the juices flowing, it has been a few years since I have built a modern system. :)
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    Re: Considering switching over to AMD

    I already have a graphics card selected and on its way, this workstation card . I bought it from a trader who pulled it new from a workstation, for 40 beans shipped.

    I do very little gaming...
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    Considering switching over to AMD

    How are the newer mainboard chipsets fairing? I have been out of the loop for a couple of years and am not up on the latest technology, my current mainboard is a 945 chipset Intel with a Conroe...
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    Re: NewEgg Problems anybody???

    I never buy anything with the rebate factored in if price shopping, all the rebates I have never received from "Staples" purchases 10 years ago taught me a lesson.

    Too bad NE is starting to slip,...
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    Well I figured it out, it isn't the same as OE, once you create an e mail click on tools, then select recipients and another window opens allowing you to select contacts from you address book, ...
  24. How do you get Outlook Mail to autocomplete contacts?

    I finally bit the bullet and installed Vista on my desktop rig.

    Outlook mail doesn't autocomplete my contacts like Outlook Express did, and I cannot find any settings to do this, can it be...
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    Re: Spam PM's

    3dfxrain thanks for the laugh, I haven't seen MPFC in many years. Are they still showing reruns over there?
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