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Topic Title: Can I Unlock a X6000+ multiplier
Topic Summary: Blowing Up an X2?
Created On: 02/19/2009 04:29 PM
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 02/19/2009 04:29 PM
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I have been overclocking my 125W amd 6000+, it has reached 3.647GHz at 1.625v and no other adjustments. even at that speed it runs rock solid however my ram does not like the speeds. i want to find a way to unlock this X2 and use it to its full potential. running as solidly as it does now all i can see is it moving up .
 02/22/2009 09:25 PM
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There's no way to unlock the multi.
However, an unlocked multi will also overclock your memories since their speed is derived from a divider.
Example: an X2 running at 2800 MHz will use a 7x mem divider to get 400MHz (800MHz DDR2) speeds. An X2 running at 3000MHz will use a 8x divider to get 375MHz (750 DDR2) speeds out of 800MHz memories because a 7x divider would result in an overclocked (860 DDR2) memory.
So, you should rise the divider or lower memory speeds at BIOS (whichever option is available) to get lower memory speeds.
I'm not experienced at overclocking (just theory) but I don't think a 6000+ will go much further, and 1.6 V seems pretty high for me.
Note: You should also lower your HT link because you won't want it to get past 1100 MHz (either by multi or setting) cause of stability problems.
 03/19/2009 08:20 PM
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An unlocked multiplier will simply do what you have already done. You have pretty much maxed that CPU out. Those voltages are out of this world. I own that CPU and tbh, I dont know how your cpu is survivng at those clocks, the heat has to be outrageous. Those suckers put out a lot of heat! Not to mention your board, and the memory. What RAM are you using?

Also to answer, the multiplier cannot be unlocked.

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 03/22/2009 05:42 AM
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1.625 volts is going to eat that cpu. You need to get it down to 1.55. You can change the clock speed of the ram and hopefully get into a looser cpu/ram divider but there aren't many of them usually a 3 to 4 divider range. CPU/5 to CPU/8 or 9. Though I suspect you are running cpu/8 divider and 455 mhz on ram. Most ram goes nuts at 460 to 480 range. A cpu/9 would give you 400 mhz ram but doubt that divider is available in that cpu. So you have to up timings if you can to get past the ram barrier.

Silicon is a semiconducter. It conducts more at higher temperatures. At lower temperatures its a very poor conductor. Higher voltages push past the conductivity of the silicon though it makes it generate more heat which makes it more conductive which makes it generate more heat which makes it more conductive. All this means that silicon is very very poor at conducting at very low temperatures. Which means at those voltages you had better have that CPU on dry ice or liquid nitrogen or have funeral arrangements made for it.
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