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First of all sometimes when I am just desk-toping my CPU clocks are at 2.1GHz even though I set it a 3.99GHZ. The weird thing is that this is random, now for instance it is at my desired speeds (3.99GHz).

And second I was watching my CPU-Z to see if the problem above was happening and I noticed that for like a second my CPU multiplier jumped from 21 to like 50! resulting to like a 10.GHZ! It went back down to 3.99GHZ though...
    
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Is turbo on? and also intel speed step? in bios
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have you got that C1E power saving feature enabled in BIOS? that'll underclock your cpu when idle to save power by lowering the multiplier. You can turn it off if it's really a problem.
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Originally Posted by HarbingerOfLive View Post
And second I was watching my CPU-Z to see if the problem above was happening and I noticed that for like a second my CPU multiplier jumped from 21 to like 50! resulting to like a 10.GHZ! It went back down to 3.99GHZ though...



Proof or you're just another troll making fake help threads.
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Most likely intel speed step or C1E.
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by SKl View Post
Is turbo on? and also intel speed step? in bios
Can't find this in my BIOS. My board is below, is Speed-step possibly known as something else?
    
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post #7 of 12
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Proof or you're just another troll making fake help threads.
Well how can I verify this? It appears like I said for barely a second and than goes back to 3.99GHz.
    
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by HarbingerOfLive View Post
Can't find this in my BIOS. My board is below, is Speed-step possibly known as something else?
umm have you got intel c-state tec?
It could be under a sub menu im not sure of it goes by any other name.

EDIT they should both be disabled btw
Edited by SKl - 1/3/11 at 5:58am
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post #9 of 12
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Ok I disabled C1E Tech and some other stuff like EIST Support and now it is fully sticking at 3.99GHZ. Still can't explain the second question, but doesn't really matter. Thanks!
    
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post #10 of 12
No Probs i dont really know enough to answer the second question chickeninferno would probably know though, hes pretty awesome.
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