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As I understand it, this BIOS setting just forces max turbo freq on all cores (ie, a 4770K would still be at 3.9GHz even with all four cores loaded 100%).

Does this setting work on non-K processors?

Technically, the processor will be running outside of spec - have there ever been any reports of instability using Multicore Enhancement?
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It's called Intel Turbo boost and it will work on every supported Intel CPU. I believe It works on all i5s and i7s.
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Originally Posted by DeXel View Post

It's called Intel Turbo boost and it will work on every supported Intel CPU. I believe It works on all i5s and i7s.

'Multicore Enhancement' isn't 'Turbo Boost'. It's a modifier of turbo boost, overriding the Intel-defined turbo states and forcing the maximum turbo frequency under any load.
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Regardless it will work on any CPU with Turbo Boost. It just sets the maximum possible Turbo multiplier for the CPU.
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