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So i've got a mild but stable overclock of 3.5ghz with an FSB of 250 and running 1.25v. It works great and runs very cool

But i've noticed that cool n quiet isn't working even though its enabled. When i reset my bios it works fine, just not on my preferred settings for some reason.

Is there any other setting such as Spread Spectrum or Thermal Throttle that could be interfering with my cool n quiet?
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I've heard speculations of C&Q not working above certain % OC...
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How is the cpu overclocked? ref clock only or with multi too? if multi is set other than auto cnq won't work on most boards, if cpu voltage is not set to auto cnq won't work on most boards as well. The trick is to get the highest ref clock increase while keeping multi and voltage on auto, ht voltage can be increased without effect usually though.
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its Thermal Throttle set to 50% and cool and quiet will work.. Although you shouldnt use it while overclocking could mess with stability

I know cause my board Sig Rig when i enable cool and quiet does nottin set thermal throttle and then multi lowers when idle it worked
     
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