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How do i get my 2600k to stay at 4.6GHz?

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i was wondering if their is a way to make my 2600k to stay at 4.6GHz constantly instead of it droping to 1.6GHz whille not under load

Edit: also to is their a way to keep my ram at 1600MHz because it drops to 800MHz while not under load
Edited by vmatt1203 - 5/16/11 at 5:35pm
post #2 of 13
Nope.

There is no reason I can see why you'd want to, either.
    
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as smokinwaffle said why would you want to do that?

It helps overall temps and reduces the chances of any more degredation when at idle.

If you still want to then go into bios and diable speedstep and thought should do it.
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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Nope.

There is no reason I can see why you'd want to, either.
It's speedstep, it can be disabled...
 
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post #5 of 13
Disable Speedstep / EIST, C1E, and maybe change your power settings in Windows 7 to 'Performance'?
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post #6 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by 8ight View Post
It's speedstep, it can be disabled...
I was under the impression that it was not changeable on SandyBridge?

I could be wrong, though.

Still, no real benefits of doing it if it's possible.
    
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post #7 of 13
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o i was just wondering if their was a way because some time it does not kick in to 4.6 while doing bench marks like heaven, and 3d mark vantage it will stay at 3.4
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Ram is calculated as x2.

DDR = Double Data Rate = 800 X2 = 1600
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post #9 of 13
If it doesn't kick in, it's not needed.
    
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post #10 of 13
disable EIST. I have to do that because some of my programs don't "kick in" the overclocked frequency for some reason and get a lower score, etc.
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