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So I have disabled speedstep and also C1E in the BIOS and my cpu still throttle down to 1.5ghz when not in use. How can I disable this so it is at max clock at all times?
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Doesnt AMD use Cool n quiet and not speedstep? Maybe you didnt disable the correct settings...
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Doesnt AMD use Cool n quiet and not speedstep? Maybe you didnt disable the correct settings...
thats my old computer in my sig. In the title i specified its a i5 2500k im having trouble with.
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by welly321 View Post
So I have disabled speedstep and also C1E in the BIOS and my cpu still throttle down to 1.5ghz when not in use. How can I disable this so it is at max clock at all times?
Mine down-throttles to 1.6 but it kind of extends the life of the chip if its not constantly being overclocked (mine's at 4.5ghz). Haven't really noticed any performance loss either, because as soon as something demanding starts up it shoots right up to the overclocked settings.
post #5 of 14
My bad, failed to read the thread title

Those are the 2 you need to disable in the settings though. I have heard others with similar stories about it still throttling down even when disabled. I dont recall what they did to fix it though...

Edit: It wont hurt your overclock and as ryanblack mentioned, it will go back to the overclocked setting. I usually disable speedstep until I find a stable OC and then turn it back on after that.
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post #6 of 14
It will drop to 1.6ghz as Ryan said when the CPU is idling, when and if it requires the speed it'll increase the multiplier to what you set it to in the BIOS. C1E and Speedstep allow the multiplier drop when it not under load, if used in combination with offset voltage, it allows for the vcore to drop aswell with the multiplier.

It's a great safety feature that works well and does not effect overclocking or stability with SB.

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post #7 of 14
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Ok another wierd issue. I flashed my bios to 2.10 (asrock p67 extreme4) and now my mouse controls are reversed. I move sideways it goes up I move up and it goes sideways. Any ideas?
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by welly321 View Post
Ok another wierd issue. I flashed my bios to 2.10 (asrock p67 extreme4) and now my mouse controls are reversed. I move sideways it goes up I move up and it goes sideways. Any ideas?
there have been reports of the new BIOS playing havok with the keyboard and mouse, not sure if it's for everyone though.
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post #9 of 14
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Ok another wierd issue. I flashed my bios to 2.10 (asrock p67 extreme4) and now my mouse controls are reversed. I move sideways it goes up I move up and it goes sideways. Any ideas?
You mean 1.10? Its a s*** BIOS update. Revert it back to 1.00. 1.10 isnt compatible with many mouse/keyboards. Its all screwy. Just go get the 1.00 BIOS and you will be fine.
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post #10 of 14
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Ok thanks. This whole throttling thing is really annoying though. I am monitoring clock frequency under Aida64 and its varying from 4.1 to 4.5 under full load from prime95.
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