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Upgraded Phenom II X4 965 to X6 1100t but...

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#1
I'm reading 0°C in hwmonitor. Here is a screenie:



Anyone have any ideas what I should do? HWMon showed what looked like correct temps before updating my bios and plugging in the X6...

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#2
Turn off "core unlocking" in BIOS.
 
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#3
Turn off "core unlocking" in BIOS.
OK, thanks.

I also notice that I am not getting either Turbo Core or CnQ... Will this fix that too?
 

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maybe. You may also need to update the BIOS, but before that make sure that Windows recognizes the new CPU properly...many times had X4 cpu still show up for 4 cores, and 2 for the X6.(in device manager)
 
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#5
I just updated the bios after popping the CPU in, coz post showed "AMD unknown model" and my device manager is showing 6 cpus.

Still no C&Q or turbo core... Gonna go check if I get the full X6 perf in BFBC2 now...
 

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I think Turbo Core will only work with an 8 series chipset or higher.
 
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I think Turbo Core will only work with an 8 series chipset or higher.
I guess that makes sense... Any special precautions if I plan on overclocking on my board then?
 
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I think Turbo Core will only work with an 8 series chipset or higher.
I verified and my BIOS has an option to enable Turbo Core, so I guess it would be supported by the mobo? Come to think of it, the AM3 socket is about bringing per-core frequency and voltage regulation, if I remember correctly?
 

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AM3 was for bringing DDR3 to CPUs with DDR3 memory controllers.
 
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AM3 was for bringing DDR3 to CPUs with DDR3 memory controllers.
OK then, my mistake. AM2+ brought separated power lanes for the CPU and IMC.

It is AM3+ that provides better per-core power management, I believe.
 

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I believe you are correct.
 
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Anyway, turbo-core? Anyone? Please?
 
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turbo core works on my 790x