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post #1 of 11
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Hey guys.

I tried using CPU-Z but the CPU values jump all over the place. Any ideas what is up with it? See the screenshot to see what I mean.



At the moment I am at 3.2GHZ with a X9 multi yet it reads it all wrong.

Cheers guys.
post #2 of 11
that will be speedstep turn it off in bios
post #3 of 11
Go into your bios and turn off EIST. That changes the CPU multiplier when the CPU is in light use, so it saves energy and heat. That should fix ya up.
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post #4 of 11
Power saving mode, look for Intel Speedstep, C1E or EIST and disable them in you Bios.
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post #5 of 11
Like others have said above. Disable that feature in the BIOS and that should stop it, but there isn't any harm when leaving it on. It'll jump back up to max clock when you load something.
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I think it needs more cowbell.




JK, what they said
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post #7 of 11
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I think it needs more cowbell.




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Cowbells are Rock-N-Roll man
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post #8 of 11
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Haha. Thanks guys its all sorted now. REP + left for you all.
post #9 of 11
I see no point in disabling EIST and C1E, I'll highly suggest anyone to leave it enable, when not OC'ing sky-high.

Why? Because the CPU is not running at full speed when it's not required by the program and that way you don't waste CPU cycles and also you won't waste enery. Also, the CPU would be running cooler because there's no high frequency being run.

My CPU it's at 350fsb and when it's time for the x9 to kick in? It does it automatically, staying at the full speed for as long as it's needed.

So, 2.15ghz at idle: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=169494
And 3.15ghz at full: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=169495

Leave it on IMO.
post #10 of 11
@3.5Ghz those options make it less stable limiting the OC. I could see using it if you only want a small gain or something thought, sure.
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