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Constant 4.5 Ghz ... I was gonna ask about that too, because i cant seem to get the CPU to under clock to 1.6 Ghz on idle..I have the option for it enabled in the bios.

Edit: How many hours should I do the testing for?
Enabling C1E and Speedstep will allow the multiplier to drop when the cpu is idling. If you use offset voltage in combination with that, it will also drop the voltage according to the mulitplier.

Usually it's recommended to do 12hours of prime blend before you can call it 100% stable.
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Enabling C1E and Speedstep will allow the multiplier to drop when the cpu is idling. If you use offset voltage in combination with that, it will also drop the voltage according to the mulitplier.
Ahh thats it, I have C1E disabled. Thank You.

Will do testing later tonight, I gotta go to work!

Thanks for all the advice guys!
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