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    45NM X2 5000+ review and unlock to quad core!

    This would be a useful article for people who are considering buying this processor:

    http://en.inpai.com.cn/doc/enshowcon...87&pageid=6204


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    Re: 45NM X2 5000+ review and unlock to quad core!

    Wow, some of those gains are quite sizeable.
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    Re: 45NM X2 5000+ review and unlock to quad core!

    I think the focus here is obviously on the huge gains made with unlocking the processor.

    however - a word of warning if you use the article too closely as an example. I have just learned that the MSI 785GTM-E45 they use doesn't allow you to alter vcore. Now for me, I was gutted as I wanted to undervolt the CPU for a low power HTPC. I know nothing about overclocking AMD processors (and very little about overclocking full stop for that matter...) but I presume having at least some control over vcore would be helpful when trying to ramp speeds up

    At least some of the the other MSI 785G boards can alter vcore though, so something to research if you want to go down that path.

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