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post #6391 of 9531
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And there's no need to. wink.gif

I travel a lot (Paris, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, rotation, 1 each per month for a day or two). A few years back, I was flying to Copenhagen 1 a month... probably one of my favorite towns! but: I'll take NY-Philly anytime wink.gif
Edited by Jpmboy - 5/19/13 at 5:22am
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the best way to understand LLC is with Fixed OC. simply - it will lower the load vcore below that of idle vcore and intel designed in the safety feature specifically to arrest the transition spike (both + and -). with turbo oc this becomes even more of an issue since the range of float (and transient) will be much greater.
Just to avoid any sort of confusion, what you described is the effect of Vdroop. LLC is actually what will cancel out this Vdroop and its reduction of the voltage.
I'm certain you know this, but others might not (although this comes up periodically in these threads).
post #6393 of 9531
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Just to avoid any sort of confusion, what you described is the effect of Vdroop. LLC is actually what will cancel out this Vdroop and its reduction of the voltage.
I'm certain you know this, but others might not (although this comes up periodically in these threads).

oops - thanks

original post corrected.
Edited by Jpmboy - 5/19/13 at 6:18am
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I'm having a very weird issue that when I figure out will probably make me go DUH.

For some reason even though I have followed the guide in the OP to create my BIOS settings and then tweak them, my CPU speed won't go beyond the stock 3.8ghz turbo even though I have it set in the BIOS for 42x100...

CPU-Z even says 100x16-38

Did something change with a BIOS update or does anyone have any idea why it wouldn't go to my set frequency? This seems so stupid to ask for help on, but I'm pretty busy with other stuff and I'm pretty sure someone will know exactly what setting is wrong. I am running BIOS V2.40 and I'm not really sure when this happened. Maybe when I was troubleshooting my now RMA'd Seagate HD?

In the BIOS it even says Target Turbo is 4200mhz, it's like it is loading the CPU settings I am putting in, although the RAM is running at the right speed.

Thanks in advance for any help.
Edited by NCSUZoSo - 5/19/13 at 3:43pm
post #6395 of 9531
Try to load the default BIOS settings, if that doesn't work, reset your BIOS (jumper or battery), and load defaults again.
If it still doesn't work after that, try to flash another BIOS version (or the same).
If it still doesn't work, try to reset it and load the BIOS defaults again.
And if it still doesn't work, you may be suffering from a defective CMOS chip.
post #6396 of 9531
For some reason when I open CPUz it shows my CPUs as always running at full load clocks. The voltage remains at an idle level and temps remain low, but it doesn't downclock. I've tried using default Bios settings, but no luck. I checked to make sure and speedstep is enabled, and I haven't changed any power saving features recently. Is this anything to worry about, or is it no big deal?
post #6397 of 9531
Doublepost D:
post #6398 of 9531
^If you are on a Performance power plan, try to switch to Balanced. On Performance the minimum processor state is set to 100% and it doesn’t let the chip downclock.
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post #6399 of 9531
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I'm having a very weird issue that when I figure out will probably make me go DUH.

For some reason even though I have followed the guide in the OP to create my BIOS settings and then tweak them, my CPU speed won't go beyond the stock 3.8ghz turbo even though I have it set in the BIOS for 42x100...

CPU-Z even says 100x16-38

Did something change with a BIOS update or does anyone have any idea why it wouldn't go to my set frequency? This seems so stupid to ask for help on, but I'm pretty busy with other stuff and I'm pretty sure someone will know exactly what setting is wrong. I am running BIOS V2.40 and I'm not really sure when this happened. Maybe when I was troubleshooting my now RMA'd Seagate HD?

In the BIOS it even says Target Turbo is 4200mhz, it's like it is loading the CPU settings I am putting in, although the RAM is running at the right speed.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Post up so bios screen shots of your settings so we can take a look
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For some reason when I open CPUz it shows my CPUs as always running at full load clocks. The voltage remains at an idle level and temps remain low, but it doesn't downclock. I've tried using default Bios settings, but no luck. I checked to make sure and speedstep is enabled, and I haven't changed any power saving features recently. Is this anything to worry about, or is it no big deal?
Also make sure to use the most recent version of CPU-Z. There exists one buggy version with exactly that behavior.
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