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I have enabled the Intel Enhanced SpeedStep in the BIOS and so the core is at 1.7GHZ when booting and when need arises, it automatically goes to the max and is pretty stable there.

My query is, whether the Intel Enhanced SpeedStep will cause any performance decrease???

Thanx in advance...
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Hi and welcome to the forum.Now plz fill up your system specs,in the user cp on top of the page.Like that we can help you better.
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Done somewhat...
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post #4 of 27
Depending on the motherboard EIST an C1E can intefere with any manual vCore adjustments you make and this is why many people choose to turn those features off. You shouldn't notice any problems for bus speeds that only require the stock voltages.
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Originally Posted by t4ct1c47 View Post
Depending on the motherboard EIST an C1E can intefere with any manual vCore adjustments you make and this is why many people choose to turn those features off. You shouldn't notice any problems for bus speeds that only require the stock voltages.
I have seen C1E setting in my BIOS but what is EIST??? Is that Enhanced Speed Step???
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Quote:
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I have seen C1E setting in my BIOS but what is EIST??? Is that Enhanced Speed Step???
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, yes.
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Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, yes.
Fine....thats why when i am running the system Idle,the Core V is 1.18V and system is extreme cool (in the high 20s) and also core speed is at 1.7 GHz.......but will it endorse a performance drop this voltage variation??
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post #8 of 27
It will interfere with your overclock if thats what you are asking. EIST should be set to disabled if you wish to overclock. If you do not wish to overclock you could leave it enabled without any noticeable drop in performance.

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Abbreviated as EIST, an Intel thermal and power management technology that allows the the processor performance and power consumption levels to be modified while a system is running. Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology works via application software, which changes the bus-to-core frequency ratio and the processor core voltage. The operating state is determined by things such as the system power source, the processor thermal state, and even the operating system policy. Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology is supported on current and future generations of Intel Pentium M Processors.
Source: http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/E/Enha...echnology.html
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well with voltage flux, the results can be that of BSOD, random reboots, under high stress jumps, random shutdowns, crashes, and overall instability. I suggest that you disable all of your CPU options except for Execute Disable Bit and possibly Vanderpool Technology but only if you use it...
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Thanx HellScream and Ellipsis , now that i have disabled EIST, the system is stable at 2.87 with Orthos for 10mins registering 56c max.....What shud be the very next bump i shud go for???
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