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Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?

Gliep

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ASUS has just released new BIOS versions for its AM3 motherboard line up that allows you to unlock the third or fourth core on the Phenom II X2. When you are unsuccessful unlocking both, you can have a try unlocking either one separately.

Will Gigabyte create new BIOS versions that also do this for their AM3 boards with AMD 700 series chipsets?
« Last Edit: November 04, 2009, 01:04:52 pm by runn3R »

runn3R

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 10:22:46 am »
Hello

After checking with our bios team, they are under study the bios which has such function. Will let you know when done
ZX-S & C64 are still my favourites ;-)

Beekeeper

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any feedback? anyway it depends if you are lucky enough to get the cpu which will handle this
« Last Edit: October 23, 2009, 11:40:01 am by Beekeeper »
“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

runn3R

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Hi All

GA-MA770T-UD3 supports this feature with bios F1
ZX-S & C64 are still my favourites ;-)

Stiliyan

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2009, 08:01:18 pm »
I am also waiting for this.
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Hi All

GA-MA770T-UD3 supports this feature with bios F1
If this is true i think we will soon have this option in the new bioses. :)

Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2009, 10:52:26 pm »
Yes it would be good to be able to attempt a core unlocks independently.

 I have a 550 BE and after I unlock 1 of the new cores seems to be failing on prime and crashing the system even if I set the multiplier to 5x. If I could attempt to unlock the other one only I think it might actually work.

As it is I'm stuck with two cores only. :(

Guess I got what I paid for.
GA-MA770T-UD3P
AMD Phenom II X2 550 BE @ 3600 Mhz

Stiliyan

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2009, 05:18:31 pm »
Yes it would be good to be able to attempt a core unlocks independently.

 I have a 550 BE and after I unlock 1 of the new cores seems to be failing on prime and crashing the system even if I set the multiplier to 5x. If I could attempt to unlock the other one only I think it might actually work.

As it is I'm stuck with two cores only. :(

Guess I got what I paid for.

The same story...

phatzy

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2009, 03:34:18 am »
hello,

can anyone tell me when this feature be able for MA790X-UD4?
Thanks

Pottypete

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2009, 08:59:51 am »
Hi,
It looks like the MA790X-UD4 allready has this capability, see here, under gigabyte  mobo success

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-254737_11_0.html
Cheers

Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2009, 05:35:03 pm »
What about MA785G-UD3H ? Can I unlock only 1 core to my X2 5000+ ?

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2009, 05:49:34 pm »
hi,
Gigabyte
770X/SB710
GA-MA770T-UD3P - F2c/F3 Bios - SUCCESS!!/SUCCESS!!
785GX/SB750
GA-MA785G-UD3H - F1 Bios - SUCCESS!!
cheers

Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2009, 06:39:23 pm »
Can I unlock only one core with F1 ? I've used only F3 and F4 bios versions.

I set EC to hybrid and ACC to Auto.

Can you recommend me what ACC values I should try per core (positives /negatives higher/lower ) ?

Pottypete

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2009, 09:24:19 pm »
Hi,
I cannot recommend any settings for the ACC values, each chip is different, :(
That is a hands on job that you will have to suck and see, google is your friend here, 8)
The default is -2 and It is used to allow a core to be tweaked without a voltage increase as some of the diabled cores can be a bit ropey,
This may have been why they were disabled in the first place, ;D
Regards
« Last Edit: November 13, 2009, 09:26:11 pm by Pottypete »

Stiliyan

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2009, 09:41:39 pm »
Hi,
It looks like the MA790X-UD4 allready has this capability, see here, under gigabyte  mobo success

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-254737_11_0.html
Cheers
I don't see where is the information about unlocking a single core on MA790X-UD4.

Pottypete

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Re: Will Gigabyte release new BIOSes that unlock only one core instead of two?
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2009, 09:46:23 pm »
Hi
Follow the link and in gigabyte mobo's about halfway down,
Cheers

 

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