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Turbo oc'ing vs. Multi oc'ing?

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I am trying to figure out what way would be better. On my current board ( MSI Z77a-G45 ) i can't oc using the multi. I have tried to change every setting in the bios and it just starts up and shuts off 3 times then resets the bios and starts up. The only way i can get it overclocked is to oc the turbo. Cpu is a i5 2500k and i have read other people having the same problems with this motherboard and cpu. So is it really any different is what i am trying to figure out? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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The normal way to overclock Sandy chips is to use the turbo feature by just changing the turbo multiplier. That way the chip will run at the overclocked speed under load, instead of the default turbo speeds. I don't know that there is any other way to do it, despite what the BIOS may say. Turbo overclocking is multiplier overclocking.
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Yeah i know. On my MSI board it has where you can change the multi ( cpu freq) or to go into cpu features and change the turbo ratio (42x and so on) . Thats what i was talking about when saying multi or using the turbo ratio settings. Just was wondering which was best. I thought it was all the same but just thought to ask. Thanks for the reply
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me too .......i overclock also my Turbo.....still im trying to take the stable CPU Vcore by trying to adjust to lower voltage....

and im also checking if this voltage that im using for stability test will give me also lower temps to my CPU core(1,2,3,4) by stressing it by Prime 95.....i will give also update about my activity on my gaming rig stability adjustment..... smile.gif

hope this would give me lower than 70 degrees celcius on 4.5 Ghz ............... biggrin.gif
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sorry for my double post...
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Yeah i know. On my MSI board it has where you can change the multi ( cpu freq) or to go into cpu features and change the turbo ratio (42x and so on) . Thats what i was talking about when saying multi or using the turbo ratio settings. Just was wondering which was best. I thought it was all the same but just thought to ask. Thanks for the reply

Gigabte does it also, they have a CPU Ratio setting in addition to the Turbo Multiplier (or at least they did). I think they both did the same thing when I tested it though.
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Isn't the multiplier settings in those bios just referring to a manual clock, where speedstep is disabled etc.?
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