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i7-970 speedstep on or off?

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If I have found a fully stable oc should I still keep speedstep disabled? I was told it only mattered while you were still trying to find a stable oc. I have my 970 running at 4.2ghz 1.32v and if speedstep won't affect stability anymore then I'd like to turn it back on.
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i need way too much voltage past 3.8ghz to run with speedstep. you can test to see if you are still stable with with those clocks/voltages. I lost stability when i turned speedstep on @ 4.2ghz.
post #3 of 4
I have it on on my 970, helps keep the idle temps down smile.gif
    
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5680@4.8GHz 192x25x1.47v EVGA X58 Classified(E759) EVGA GTX980 Ti SLI @1515/8400 6x4GB GSkill Ripjaws@1540 8-8-8-20-2T-1.55v 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force GT 120GB/OS Corsair Force LS 60GB/PAGE Toshiba 4TB/GAMES CPU-EK Supremacy 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
MB-EK FB Classified GPU-EK FC TitanX/Backplates Rad-Swiftech 360mm MCR-320/Pump Rad-Barrow 280mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Ram-Corsair 2x60mm Resevoir-Barrow 250x50mm Misc-6x120mm/2x140mm/NZXT Sentry,Barrow 3/8 fit... Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Seiki 50'' 3840x2160 30hz Logitech G110 EVGA Supernova G2 1300 Lian Li PC-A77F 
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Logitech G9x Xtrac Ripper XL Logitech G27 Logitech G940 
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It wasn't stable with speedstep, oh well no big deal. Thanks for the help guys.
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