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post #11 of 12
Like others have said, it's Speedstep and/or C1E in affect. What this does is it drops your multiplier to a lower number when you are IDLE, and jumps back up to max clock when you load something. Nothing to worry about. I personally use that feature.
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post #12 of 12
Tai beat me to the exacts. Run Orthos x 2 and watch it leap to it's stock clock.

C1E is under the third or forth menu on the Gigabyte board. Not at home so i can't exactly see, but just look hard for C1E
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