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I need some help. I have overclocked my 1100t to 4ghz in the bios and it doesn't down-clock to 800MHz at idle any more how do i make it down-clock when the computer is at idle?headscratch.gif

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Make sure Cool & Quiet is enabled in the BIOS and in Windows make sure your power mode is on Balanced.
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I need some help. I have overclocked my 1100t to 4ghz in the bios and it doesn't down-clock to 800MHz at idle any more how do i make it down-clock when the computer is at idle?headscratch.gif

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Make sure Cool & Quiet is enabled in the BIOS and in Windows make sure your power mode is on Balanced.

Don't forget that Cool N Quiet stops working after your raise the multiplier to a point. I forget what point though.
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Ok thanks. my multiplier is set to 20x and Cool N Quiet is on so i must be past the point where it stops working.

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Ok thanks. my multiplier is set to 20x and Cool N Quiet is on so i must be past the point where it stops working.

I did some searching in an attempt to find where it stop's. Most say after 18.5, but I'm not 100% on that.

Also there are other programs you can search for that can throttle down your CPU.

Phenom MsrTweaker is a popular replacement for CnQ, but I have never used it.
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Thanks heaps i will use the Phenom MsrTweaker to throttle down my cpu.

 

BTW. Nice overclock on you computer Intel i5 2500k @ 4.7Ghz

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Thanks heaps i will use the Phenom MsrTweaker to throttle down my cpu.

BTW. Nice overclock on you computer Intel i5 2500k @ 4.7Ghz

No problem, Let me know how you like it. I've thought about using it on my back up rig but never got around to messing with it.

Thanks! It took some work to fine tune it but I'm happy with 4.7Ghz on air, My mobo is off for RMA, when it get's back I'm going water cooling. I'm confident that my sig rig will pull 5.0+ smile.gif
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No problem, Let me know how you like it. I've thought about using it on my back up rig but never got around to messing with it.

Thanks! It took some work to fine tune it but I'm happy with 4.7Ghz on air, My mobo is off for RMA, when it get's back I'm going water cooling. I'm confident that my sig rig will pull 5.0+ smile.gif

I installed it left the setting default and set it to power saver and it work exactly the same as Cool N Quiet.

Wow if you get 5.0Ghz you can join the 5.0Ghz Club biggrin.gif

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doh.gif I just found out window power management will do the CPU throttling when its set to balanced doh.gif

 

I didn't see you guys post itworriedsmiley.gifdoh.gif


Edited by unknown601 - 3/4/13 at 1:25am
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Hey Guys,

I'm having a little trouble overclocking my 8350 on my UD5, i cannot understand the gigabyte voltage naming convention. I'm running a h100i and am looking to get near
5ghz i will be happy with 4.8ghz.

Where should i start with the voltages ?

Also what power saving features should i turn off on the ud5 ?

Thanks,
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