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If you are using it, does it actually work for you? I don't think it's working like it should for me, because on my old mobo my CPU clock and voltage would actually go down if it was idle, but on this one nothing happens. Is this the case for those of us that use this feature as well?
 
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I hate the way Asrock lables there boards. Seriously I wouldn't buy it if it wasn't a 5, the number 4 feels random and I wouldn't be able to put up with it... seriously.
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If you are using it, does it actually work for you? I don't think it's working like it should for me, because on my old mobo my CPU clock and voltage would actually go down if it was idle, but on this one nothing happens. Is this the case for those of us that use this feature as well?
Asrock 890FX Deluxe5? Take a close look at the Vcore in the screenshot, it loads at 1.40V and drops to 0.98V on idle.

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Hmmmmmmmm...do you have LLC on? Maybe I need to turn that off.
 
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Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi View Post
Hmmmmmmmm...do you have LLC on? Maybe I need to turn that off.
Go into advanced power settings in windows and make sure the minimum processor state is set to 0% or something low.

Edited by qwertymac93 - 8/4/11 at 2:57pm
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Go into advanced power settings in windows and make sure the minimum processor state is set to 0% or something low.
Yep, I always set it to 100% when benching though. Just an OCD thing.

Cool'n'Quiet is just that, it drops your multiplier and voltage at idle to save power. I use it because despite our best efforts, our power bill is $800 every quarter. We had gas put on to use for heating, $250 for that with a single heater on every day, we stopped using the electric heaters as well, energy bill didn't go down at all, so saving power is important for us.
post #57 of 899
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Go into advanced power settings in windows and make sure the minimum processor state is set to 0% or something low.
Thanks for posting that, because now I know where the issue actually lies. Under "Processor power management" I only see "System cooling policy" and nothing else. Any ideas on why that is?
 
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post #58 of 899
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Thanks for posting that, because now I know where the issue actually lies. Under "Processor power management" I only see "System cooling policy" and nothing else. Any ideas on why that is?
Try creating a new power plan called "default" - use it, then go into advanced options for it and change all the settings you want.
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Just tried that, and I still don't get those other settings. It's time for me to start googling solutions I guess. If you guys still have any advise you can give me, I'm all ears as they say.
 
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Just tried that, and I still don't get those other settings. It's time for me to start googling solutions I guess. If you guys still have any advise you can give me, I'm all ears as they say.
Which version of the UEFI/BIOS are you using? Try flashing the latest if you have not updated the mobo since purchasing it.
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