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How do you turn in on, or what?

Sorry, just flipped from AMD, and old PIIx4 805 2.5 quad.


Tips?


In bios right now!
post #2 of 21
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bump!
post #3 of 21
First off, what board do you have?

Secondly, it should just be a little tab with a switch that says "TURBO," with one side saying "ON" and one side saying "OFF." They're exactly the same as AMD boards, as far as I know. You should be able to turn it on in BIOS, but why would you when you can just flip a switch? What you CAN do in BIOS that is usefull is set the turbo boost amount, so, for instance, on an ASUS Maximus IV you can set it to 4.2G or 4.6G, and it'll raise the CPU to those speeds or close to them, usually there's a margin of +/- 120MHz.
 
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this is my mobo

GIGABYTE X58A-UD3R
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I can't find any switch on that board for turbo, and that BIOS looks unbearable, is there anything under AI Tweaking or something with a Turbo Mode option?
 
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post #6 of 21
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the is a M.I.T mode in bios.
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Under the MIT mode you should be able to change CPU clock and voltage settings, but if not, at the bottom of your BIOS page look for the "Change CPU's Clock and Voltage," you can select this, I'm pretty sure using the enter key, and then change variables regarding your CPU's speeds.

Not really sure about turbo boost though...
 
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i'm on a water-cooled i7 960, i just want a mild oc. what would you suggest?

I will try it here in a lil bit, but i just wana oc it, not max it out.

what things do i need to avoid?
post #9 of 21
I know my X58 runs hot and needs a lot of volts, put it at 4.5GHz with 1.35v and if it is stable (run a three hour prime95 go to check quickly) then see how much you can lower the voltage without BSODing. If it appears stable run a 6+ hour Prime95 torture test overnight and then adjust (or not) from there. My i7 980 sits at 4.9GHz with 1.41v, which is just painful, so watch out.
 
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stk, i'm 3.3, i'd like to see high 3's to 4, no more.
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