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Here are some screens:

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Let me know if there are any more that you would like to see.
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Can you take a picture of "Advanced > Management Configuration"?
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Wow...so just disabling EIST doesn't really do much for you eh? And the power scheme in the Control Panel is set to "Home/Office Desk"? Weird how their board has only half the features. If it is still varying either the multi or voltage with EIST off and the power scheme set that way, I'm not sure what other option is available besides "just deal with it"
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EIST should disable Intel Speedstep. Why do you want it disabled in the first place, is it causing you problems?
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EIST should disable Intel Speedstep. Why do you want it disabled in the first place, is it causing you problems?
Changing EIST does nothing noticeable at all. It was disabled by default in my BIOS, so I just leave it that way.

It wasn't that I wanted to disable it. I was just curious as to why my multi kept jumping between 6 and 8x. Thought for a sec that my chipset or cpu itself was failing. Now that I have more info, I noticed that under a heavy load it stays stable. I just always checked my OC numbers at idle, except for the temp, so I didn't know that it lowered itself when it didnt have a load.
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It's perfectly normal for it to do that, it's a design characteristic. However during extreme overclocking, it has been known to cause instability (usually at high FSB values) which is why we like to turn it off, and hence why my thread was created (to help people on different boards turn it off). However if you don't see any ill side effects with it enabled, then keep it on.
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