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So I overclocked my system to 4.5 GHz, disabling only Turbo Boost. I also changed a couple of voltages.

Before, I disabled not only Turbo Boost but also power saving features like C3/C6, EIST. At that time, Task manager always showed 4.48 GHz, looks pretty reasonable. But now I enabled all power savings (disabling only Turbo Boost) and then look what I got:



Something is not quite right here, right? Perhaps I need to install processor driver? (Is that even exist?)

On the other hand, I found that enabling all power savings actually increases my physics score on 3DMark11 by up to 0.4 FPS but unfortunately it decreases AS-SSD Score a bit. But I don't mind that, because I used this PC for gaming and torrenting so lower AS-SSD Score is OK.

Please tell me your opinions.

Thank you.
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post #3 of 7
Task Manager doesn't correctly read the clock speeds. USe something like Real Temp, CPU-Z, or HW Info.
post #4 of 7
Agreed, Windows 8's clock reader is really finicky, CPU-Z found here: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html Is generally the community accepted software for reading clock speed and CPU information.

I'd use HWMonitor for temperatures.
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Hello,

You're using windows 8 too, right? How's your clock speed on task manager?
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post #6 of 7
I personally dont use Windows 8, however I've OC'd my friends rig, to 4.0 ghz, and hes around 5.0ghz on his clock speed.
post #7 of 7
Hello,
Well i think you invent new thing over here...
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