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Hey guys, thanks a bil for the replies.
I'm playing A.V.A (Alliance of valiant arms) at a relatively low resolution: 1024x768 but at high settings...
NX8800GT: around 80FPS HD6870: around 80-90 FPS

Also playing Battlefield 3 at 1650x1080 low Settings...
NX8800GT: around 40FPS HD6870: Still around 40-45FPS.

@ Kush...how do I turn speedstep off?

Edit: Is turning off speedstep like OC-ing? Do I need to alter anything else if I do turn it off?

Here's a screenshot of my GPU and CPU whilst I was playing AVA.
http://s3.postimage.org/8onlrbzcj/After_ava.png
Edited by kevinyellow - 11/3/11 at 11:11am
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You turn it off in the bios, I'm not familiar with that motherboard so I cannot walk you through turning it off step by step however it should be in power saving options.

Speedstep reduces the multiplier on the cpu effectively underclocking it to reduce power consumption when it's not needed. It will also reduce the voltage being used to power the cpu, also a power consumption regulation.
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