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Originally Posted by FlanK3r View Post

its "higher level" of Intel spec, so example at Haswell were higher difference between Intel spec and multicore Asus spec in performance, with Skylake its close to zero smile.gif (because its 4/4.2 GHz by Intel)

example of i7-4770K by Intel spec:

base clock 3.5 GHz
turbo clock with all 3 or cores load: 3.7 GHz
turbo clock with 1 or 2 core in load: 3.9 GHz (max boost)


Asus edhanced 4770K spec:
turbo clock in every case is 3.9 GHz (for load all cores and together for 1 or 2 cores)

Cheers for that, so its ok to keep enabled, i see some people disable it.
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Originally Posted by zerone View Post

Any idea when the Asus Fan Extension card will be released in US?

I have been told that it will be up on Newegg in a week or so.
post #1883 of 5785
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Originally Posted by Raja@ASUS View Post

Do not worry about the code displayed when in the OS. The clicking is the audio output relay latching to prevent DC thump.

ok cool thanks, ya I'm not too worried, just figured I would ask before my return period is over. Been having so much fun with this board, glad to know those things are normal. Did some 6.2ghz xtu last night. need to try some frozen memory to get a real score.


Edited by strong island 1 - 11/4/15 at 10:47am
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post #1884 of 5785
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Originally Posted by Raja@ASUS View Post

I have been told that it will be up on Newegg in a week or so.

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Daytraders View Post

Cheers for that, so its ok to keep enabled, i see some people disable it.
it's only active at stock turbo multipliers. Both intel and ASUS MCE are disabled otherwise. thumb.gif
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ok cool thanks, ya I'm not too worried, just figured I would ask before my return period is over. Been having so much fun with this board, glad to know those things are normal. Did some 6.2ghz xtu last night. need to try some frozen memory to get a real score.
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lol - did that actually climb all the way to 0C? or is that a sensor error thing? What was the actual temp range during the run?
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it's only active at stock turbo multipliers. Both intel and ASUS MCE are disabled otherwise. thumb.gif
lol - did that actually climb all the way to 0C? or is that a sensor error thing? What was the actual temp range during the run?

No it just stops at 0c, so that's the lowest it will read. The pot was at -170c, but I didn't have the temp sensor behind the cpu so not sure about exact cpu temps.
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it's only active at stock turbo multipliers. Both intel and ASUS MCE are disabled otherwise. thumb.gif
lol - did that actually climb all the way to 0C? or is that a sensor error thing? What was the actual temp range during the run?

Well my overclock is 4.5ghz, so do i manually have to disable it, or just leave it, cheers
post #1888 of 5785
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No it just stops at 0c, so that's the lowest it will read. The pot was at -170c, but I didn't have the temp sensor behind the cpu so not sure about exact cpu temps.

yeah - - I thought the on-die DTS had a floor. Used the hole in the back of the MB for a t-probe in the socket is what you mean? (cool)
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Well my overclock is 4.5ghz, so do i manually have to disable it, or just leave it, cheers
"it's only active at stock turbo multipliers. Both intel and ASUS MCE are disabled otherwise" (auto is fine)
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Pulled the trigger on the z170i, any tips/pointers from owners such as which BIOS to use?
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Pulled the trigger on the z170i, any tips/pointers from owners such as which BIOS to use?


Update to the latest one available before you start overclocking thumb.gif
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