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How low can you go?

Set your core speed somewhere between 400-800mhz will all 4 cores, and see how low you can go. My A8 idles at .65V I think, and it nearly idles at room temp with a HP heatsink.
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How low can you go?
Set your core speed somewhere between 400-800mhz will all 4 cores, and see how low you can go. My A8 idles at .65V I think, and it nearly idles at room temp with a HP heatsink.

Lowest multi is x16.....Im trying to find out a way to fix my problem in my last post
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I only use a little bit more power w/ all cores enabled @ 1.6. 10.3W 6W

This is an awesome idea, though.
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I only use a little bit more power w/ all cores enabled @ 1.6. 10.3W 6W
This is an awesome idea, though.

Well thank you biggrin.gif
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If multiplier lowest is 16 what about lowering the baseclock?
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If multiplier lowest is 16 what about lowering the baseclock?

Yeah but I wanted to see how high I could get a single core it will not go past x37..... frown.gif
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It won't dissable cores though.

Actually, it will. Idle cores are completely power-gated 'off.' "Idle power is a strength of Intel's as the cores are fully power gated when idle resulting in these great single digit power levels" http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/the-sandy-bridge-review-intel-core-i7-2600k-i5-2500k-core-i3-2100-tested/21 When in this state, it will only use 4-5 watts at idle.


So I don't see a point/your point.
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Actually, it will. Idle cores are completely power-gated 'off.' "Idle power is a strength of Intel's as the cores are fully power gated when idle resulting in these great single digit power levels" http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/the-sandy-bridge-review-intel-core-i7-2600k-i5-2500k-core-i3-2100-tested/21 When in this state, it will only use 4-5 watts at idle.
So I don't see a point/your point.

Say you want to play a game on battery....it will make all 4 cores do some kind of work............I played Crysis 2 with 1 core @ 1.6ghz with lowest setting @1080p and got 25fps-35fps Using 9W!!!!
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Yeah but I wanted to see how high I could get a single core it will not go past x37..... frown.gif

confused.gif I thought you wanted to underclock it as mch as poss?
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what kind of batterys are you looking at?

id look at some of these if they fit your budget/ fit in the case http://lithiumpros.com/
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