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hi guys,

can anyone please tell me how or when does the new piledriver 8350 go into turbo 4.2 is it when you are gaming or do you have to set something ?
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I think it's when the cores need the extra juice. EG, if you're doing CPU intensive tasks like heavy photo/video editing.
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so it wont kick in when im gaming then ?
post #4 of 20
Probably not - why would you want it to anyway?
post #5 of 20
it kicks in on single threaded or low threaded apps that aren't using the entire CPU... if something is only using 2 cores and is maxing them out it will slow a few cores down and speed up the ones under load.

this is my understanding of turbocore3.0 and it won't turbo the entire CPU, just cores under load
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Originally Posted by Covert_Death View Post

it kicks in on single threaded or low threaded apps that aren't using the entire CPU... if something is only using 2 cores and is maxing them out it will slow a few cores down and speed up the ones under load.
this is my understanding of turbocore3.0 and it won't turbo the entire CPU, just cores under load

yessir.gif You have it exactly right. I believe,however, that if you load down all 8 cores, then the CPU can turbo the entire package, but not as high as the individual core-turbo in the example you stated.
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hi guys,
can anyone please tell me how or when does the new piledriver 8350 go into turbo 4.2 is it when you are gaming or do you have to set something ?

We have the same motherboard at minimum you should be running that chip at 4.5ghz under 1.4v.

Good Luck!
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how do you disable turbo
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how do you disable turbo
In the bios.
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We have the same motherboard at minimum you should be running that chip at 4.5ghz under 1.4v.
Good Luck!

hi,

im not a very good overclocker so i don`t bother overclocking, not really sure how to do it either.
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