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Everytime i try to change the cpu max ratio in bios it wouldnt let me do that , i kept trying to put number above 40+ and i get the number 16
asrock p67 extreme mobo
Edited by kenikth - 12/11/11 at 9:50am
post #2 of 7
If you don't want your cpu to clock down when idle, turn off C1E and SpeedStep.
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What kind of mobo do you have?
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Its a power saving feature .
Keep it on . Less heat , less power usage .
Your CPU kicks to full speed if you put load on it .
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post #5 of 7
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i tried but it doesnt work
post #6 of 7
Why does it matter if your CPU throttles down to 1600mhz when you are not doing anything, at load if it goes to your wanted frequency then it shouldnt be a big deal. you would be saving money on your power bill anyways. wink.gif
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run prime95 and watch cpu-z ... it will be 40+
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