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How do I stop my 2500k from downclocking at idle?

post #1 of 13
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So as the title says how do you stop your CPU from slowing down?

I want it to stay at my OC at all times and not drop down to 1600mhz.

How do you do this?
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Wherever it is in your BIOS, turn off intel speedstep (aka EIST).
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Yes just disbale the Speedstep in BIOS and you're good to go
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I did that. It still does it
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post #5 of 13
Haha why.. you're just going to be wasting power you won't ever notice the difference of the downclocking.
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post #6 of 13
Turn off power saving features as mentioned above. But WHY? It saves power and lets the processor idle at a lower temperature. Do you put your car into neutral and floor it while waiting at stop lights????
post #7 of 13
1) Disable SpeedStep
2) Ensure you are using 'high performance' profile within Windows.
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post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by systemlayers View Post
Haha why.. you're just going to be wasting power you won't ever notice the difference of the downclocking.
I am getting BSOD's when doing unintensive things like watching youtube videos etc yet my OC is 10 hours prime 95 blend stable
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
I am getting BSOD's when doing unintensive things like watching youtube videos etc yet my OC is 10 hours prime 95 blend stable
If you're getting blue screens, it means your overclock is unstable. Download the program Blue Screen Viewer and report back with the BSOD code and i'll help you diagnose what your instability is.
     
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post #10 of 13
You also have to disable C1, C3, and C6 under CPU configuration
    
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