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I used Intel's Extreme Tuning Utility and I have found my chip to be stable at 1.2volts running 4400MHz. I am happy with this amount because I need to bump it more than I feel comfortable going to 4.5 and real world applications wont benefit much from that (so please do not try to tell me to go higher).

Because I used an application through the OS, every time I boot my computer, it boots at stock clocks, but I don't know what settings to change to make my computer still use its "overdrive" function and not run at 4.4 24/7

Any help is welcome as this is my first time overclocking and the whole boost thing is confusing me in bios.

Thanks!
Dan
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This guide should suit you well. But if it were me, i'd not use the program from the OS and OC it directly through the bios.
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That guide confuses the hell out of me. I don't understand why people find it a good guide... it's a good learning tool, but not a good walk through.

I want to know what settings I need to make it 4.4 GHz at 1.20 volts while boosted and then underclock when idle. That's it. not a guide on the process of overclocking.

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Oops. Well to underclock it, you need to keep the C-states enabled, which if your processor is able would downclock when not under load and run at specified speed if under load. But it usually does not play that way as my chip is currently clocked at 4.5ghz but with C-states disabled. If i enable it, my system would crash after boot. Something to do with V-droop But then again, i use Off-set to Overclock which could be a cause. You could try with fixed voltage but i am not sure how it would play out as i want to apply the absolute lowest voltages possible for that overclock
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I've already played that game in the bios. I can set the base multi to 44 and voltage 1.2 and it's fine as well in intel's ultility, but what vdroop do I set to make it 1.2 volts
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