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Intel Wants To Charge $50 To Unlock Your CPU's Full Capabilities 832

MBCook writes "Turnkey CPU upgrades aren't just for mainframes anymore. According to Engadget, OEMs (including Gateway) are selling computers with the Intel Pentium G6951, which can have extra cache and hyper-threading enabled through a $50 software unlock called Intel Upgrade Service."
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Intel Wants To Charge $50 To Unlock Your CPU's Full Capabilities

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