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Can someone explain how a TPU switch works

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I've been searching about the internet and this forum and everything I read is pretty vague. I see the p8z68 v pro has a tpu switch. Does that mean you just flick it on and it just overclocks to like 4.2ghz without you having to adjust any settings? Does that turn off turbo boost or what?
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I think there are 3 places where you can activate the mobo's (crappy) self overclock. The physical TPU switch, BIOS, and the Asus software.
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ahh ok , ya I know its not the ideal way , im just trying to understand all this crap heavily before I drop 1500 on my first attempt at building a rig. I was just wondering how it exactly works. If it just makes the turbo boost go up or if it deactivates it or what. I dunno I'm a noob about all this stuff sorry.
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its just auto OC, every manufacturer has it, id avoid it. Just buy the rig, you don;t need to go crazy over every aspect, you gotta learn to mold yourself to your rig lol, they don;t make them that customized. You won't understand or know everything about your rig before you buy it.
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Originally Posted by Sin0822;13776082 
its just auto OC, every manufacturer has it, id avoid it. Just buy the rig, you don;t need to go crazy over every aspect, you gotta learn to mold yourself to your rig lol, they don;t make them that customized. You won't understand or know everything about your rig before you buy it.

Ya I have a degree in Public Relations so it is in my very nature to over analyze every aspect of everything I do or research. I guess in this case I'm just putting myself in panic mode and really shouldnt. I'll just ball up and order the **** , guess worse thing that could happen is I lose some money on restocking fees.
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Quote:
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Ya I have a degree in Public Relations so it is in my very nature to over analyze every aspect of everything I do or research. I guess in this case I'm just putting myself in panic mode and really shouldnt. I'll just ball up and order the **** , guess worse thing that could happen is I lose some money on restocking fees.

Also, what are you doing with the computer? Why do you need Z68
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by ____;13776249 
Also, what are you doing with the computer? Why do you need Z68

I like the onboard video specially since im not going to be ordering a graphics card till after I finish building it an see what kind of money I have left over. Plus I wanna do the ssd caching thing down the road. But mainly I want p67 features with onboard video as an option.
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ehh i guess that is a good reason, ssd caching isn't as good as just an SSD.
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