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I was transcoding some video files and I noticed strange behavior in Gigabyte's EasyTune 6 utility.

At certain times, it's reporting my CPU speed as 100 BCLK x 45 Multiplier, which is what I have set in BIOS, but at other times the BCLK jumps as high as 120 or 130 MHz.




What's going on here?
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First of all, I wouldn't use Easy Tune. Also, have you tried updating your motherboard BIOS, or even downgrading it to one that you knew worked?
    
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If the BCLK was truly going up to 120MHz, your PC would crash and burn immediately. It's most likely just a software bug in ET6. Use a REAL tool like CPU-Z.
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Originally Posted by kz26 View Post
If the BCLK was truly going up to 120MHz, your PC would crash and burn immediately. It's most likely just a software bug in ET6. Use a REAL tool like CPU-Z.
I concur

At 110 bclk my system goes b a n a n a s.
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If the BCLK was truly going up to 120MHz, your PC would crash and burn immediately. It's most likely just a software bug in ET6. Use a REAL tool like CPU-Z.
Unfortunately EasyTune 6 is one of the only utilities that correctly reports VCore on Gigabyte P67 boards, which is why I've been using it in lieu of CPUZ
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hey 996gt i have a new board and my bclk is doing the same thing. and i use et6 for the same reason too. i mine goes from 99 to 130 sometimes. its set to manual 100.
my multi is set to 40 and my vcore is 1.260 with loadline at level 4. i have 2600k
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