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should turbo boost be shut off for better OC stability?

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marketing wise it seems liek a good idea if you are running stock on a 1055T. But, I am overclocking here.

So, should i disable it if i want a more stable oc when only 3 cores are being used?


currently testing the oc out on my rig

using OCCT to stress test. (doesnt seem to want to read the voltages right however)

i have my rig running at 3.879GHz

v core at 1.440V
cpu temp at 45 C
NB temp at a rocksteady 50C
FSB ram set at 1:2 ratio
Vram at 1.65V
VNB at 1.25V


anything missing here?
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Yes, defn turn it off. You want everything to be consistent, and then push it to the limit.
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You can keep it on if it remains stable when TC kicks in but I would prefer to turn it off since it does raise voltage as well with TC starts to work.

And if you're sitting close to 3.9, I would keep it off regardless.
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alright, its off now.

which is the better stability tester, occt or prime 95?

so far my fsb increases have led me up to 4.087GHz (for the first time in my life i've reached 4GHz mark).
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I personally prefer Prime95 Blend. 12 hours.
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u can try linx. 10-15 passes on max memory sounds pretty stable to me :]
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i have mine running turbo pretty stable at 4350 MHz 1.54v and 4050 MHz 1.44v. try testing with prime blend and select only 3 cores to generate not more than 50% cpu load to test turbo stability
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i personally prefer prime95 blend. 12 hours.
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u can try linx. 10-15 passes on max memory sounds pretty stable to me :]
That method isn't too much to say a computer is stable, best is Prime 95 12+ hours, and lynx to the max about 30 passes or more... (Prime95 is best for long stability test, and lynx for max heat)
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yeah...turn it off so all cores can be overclock to the same amount of ghz. its faster.
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