Originally Posted by HPE1000
Okay, Bak2Bak I added you!
raptorxrx / ptr1ck / akromatic> Thanx a lot for your help. I got my RAM running at the right speed using its XMP profile.
I still have to check if the CPU speeds up under load, but 1.6GHz must be a SpeedStep like behaviour in idle mode has this value appears in the BIOS too.
EDIT: Oops thx Kokin for your explanation, I just read it while catching up with the thread
Originally Posted by Kokin
Your CPU normally runs at 3.4ghz, but when you're not doing anything intensive, it will go into "idle" state (due to C1E being enabled - look for it in your BIOS) and run at 1.6ghz. This just means that you're not running anything that requires the faster clocks, but if you switch to gaming or something CPU intensive, it automatically ramps up to the 3.4ghz or whatever boost clock it goes up to.
I am going to bench the 'default' rig before upgrading to a better CPU cooler and start overclocking. That will let me know the real gain of it.
Well, I still have to fix that first:
Originally Posted by BaK2BaK
On my 22" monitor @1680x1050(recommended), I feel like the screen is blurred a little.
I hope it is coming from the VGA/DVI adaptator I am using....Edited by BaK2BaK - 10/29/12 at 1:31am