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Even with speedstep OFF, My CPU frequency is still going down to 1600MHz from 4500MHz when idle....it doesn't bother me that its doing it, moreso that I turned that feature off for the time being and its STILL doing it lol.
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SpeedStep
C1E (C-State)
EIST

All should be disabled, then you should not see the fluctuation
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
SpeedStep
C1E (C-State)
EIST

All should be disabled, then you should not see the fluctuation
Alrighty...but I already have those disabled...

Speedstep under Xtreme Tweaker>CPU Performance settings, and C1E and Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology under Advanced>CPU Configuration settings.

It still downclocks itself to 1600MHz. Once again, it doesn't bother me that its doing it...more that its doing it when I don't want it to, as I'd usually have speedstep on anyway.
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tpu and epu disabled ?
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Windows power options on balanced?

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I'm gonna be honest... i can't seem to find those in the ASUS EFI. The UEFI thing is new to me.

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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gyro View Post
Windows power options on balanced?

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And, yes.
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post #8 of 8
Switch it to performance.
Balanced will act like C&Q in windows.

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