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You bring up a good point. Anyone else out there with a kill-o-watt that can do a pre/post patch power consumption run?

Ill plug my one back in to my pc in a few hours and will check myself.
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You bring up a good point. Anyone else out there with a kill-o-watt that can do a pre/post patch power consumption run?

Yes I can check that.

I have a question myself though and this might have been asked a long time ago. When you guys overclock your FX, does your turbo core work? Cause when I overclock mine, I have yet to see turbo core work unless at sock settings. Anyone?

Is there an application that I can run that will make turbo core to kick in so I can see if its working?
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Hi can I join? http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2197544
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Yup turbo core still works for me.
Right now I have my chip OC to 4.5ghz until my new cooler arrives on Monday and iv got turbo core set to 5ghz though AOD.
If I run superpi 4 cores kick up to 5ghz on 1.49v while the other 4 drop to 2.8ghz on 1.01v
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Yup turbo core still works for me.
Right now I have my chip OC to 4.5ghz until my new cooler arrives on Monday and iv got turbo core set to 5ghz though AOD.
If I run superpi 4 cores kick up to 5ghz on 1.49v while the other 4 drop to 2.8ghz on 1.01v

I have mine set to the same through the bios and its not working. I just tryed running superpi as well.
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Why would you oc and use turbo core out of curiosity?
I have my FX set to run 24/7 at the max I can get stable.
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Why would you oc and use turbo core out of curiosity?
I have my FX set to run 24/7 at the max I can get stable.

Because you can get a higher overclock with just 4 cores enabled or because your limited by the temps.
For me its because im limited by the temp.

At 5ghz on 8 cores I can only run prime when its night time and cold out side (which there is getting less of being its summer here in NZ)
But if its only running 4 cores at 5ghz then the temp is bearable during the day since the temp drops 9C compared to when I have all 8 cores running.

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I didnt try setting it in the bios since there was no voltage control there for turbo core so it would just use the default 1.42v which isnt good enough for 5ghz on my chip.
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Because you can get a higher overclock with just 4 cores enabled or because your limited by the temps.
For me its because im limited by the temp.
At 5ghz on 8 cores I can only run prime when its night time and cold out side (which there is getting less of being its summer here in NZ)
But if its only running 4 cores at 5ghz then the temp is bearable during the day since the temp drops 9C compared to when I have all 8 cores running.
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I didnt try setting it in the bios since there was no voltage control there for turbo core so it would just use the default 1.42v which isnt good enough for 5ghz on my chip.

The reason I was trying it out was because yes I can get to 5.2Ghz with turbo and I wanted to see how benchmarks went with it enabled. It is supposed to be used to give better performance in certain areas. And yes I can get 200Mhz more out of it when enabled.

I am trying the AOD but it in contradiction with AI Suite and the color theme messes up. I dont know why when I enable turbo in the bios it doesnt work. Ill have to ask other fx owners with this board what there doing to use turbo.
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Should I just get it over with and scrap my second GTX 560 upgrade and get the 8120? I think getting rid of this 4100 is more important than 560 sli.
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