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DDR-PIII

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I don't know much about these AMD CPU's, but i read something somewhere that you can mod an XP CPU to work as an MP CPU ?
 

relic

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I've modded XPs and Durons to run SMP.
It's as simple as connecting the rightmost L5 bridge.
If that already makes sense to you then you're good to go.

Or you could just check the sticky at the top of the forum. :rolleyes:
 
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lol yeah i seen that after i posted this :rollseyes: where can i see a picure of the l bridge ?
 

Mr B

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If you look at the bridges on the chip itself, where the L5's are you'll see something like this;

Early XP's; I::I

Late XP's; I:::

What you need to do, on the later build XP's, is to connect that last set of bridges, so they look like the first example above. That's it. If you've got an early XP, it's already connected (or, actually, AMD didn't cut them).

XP to MP goodness is one bridge away.

Here's an article on the front page where I got the pic attached below; http://www.overclockers.com/articles468/

Here's a really good article by Lews on unlocking the XP; http://www.overclockers.com/tips693/

See also the stickies at the top of the AMD topic for more info and tips on unlocking.

Cheers! :beer:

B.
 
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THANKS FOR THE GOOD POST :) hehe if i ever get an AMD system I'll unlock for sure :) maybe for the duals ill do the mod also :)