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Run into a weird issue with a MSI Z68A-GD80 overclock using a 2500K.

I've turned off all power saving features etc, yet my multiplier is stuck at 48 when I boot into Win7. Any multiplier I set in the BIOS above 48 reverts back to 48.

Not only that, If I start using the CPU with a program like Intel Burn Test, the multiplier drops down to 47, then to 46 under load. I've tried every single option in the BIOS but I cannot stop the multiplier from down-clocking under load.

Does anyone know if this board has some sort of power supply issue?
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Pause the video at 5:00. Those settings- Long duration power limit through secondary plane turbo limit all need drastically increased.
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Hello, I've increased all of those values you mentioned to their maximum and it had no affect.

Those options only appear also if you select EIST and turbo boost.
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Disregard, switched back to an older BIOS and everything is working fine. MSI needs to test their BIOS releases better.
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bet me to it but I was going to suggest stepping back a BIOS or finding a tested and approved Beta BiOS

I am currently on a Beta BIOS and it is x10 better then that one my board came with...
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