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On SB you have to have Turbo enabled. You can try disabling C1E, but it looks like all SB CPUs have to have most power saving features on, which I'm not so sure I like.
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by slytown View Post
On SB you have to have Turbo enabled. You can try disabling C1E, but it looks like all SB CPUs have to have most power saving features on, which I'm not so sure I like.
Power savings and equivalent performance whats not to like.

The only real reason to disable these features on older Intel platforms was for overclocking headroom.
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Well on the the ASUS board I just notice, it has an EPU switch that controls and regulates power consumption across the PC. Disabled by default but could help if you need to be power efficient or anything.
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by slytown View Post
On SB you have to have Turbo enabled. You can try disabling C1E, but it looks like all SB CPUs have to have most power saving features on, which I'm not so sure I like.
Not on Gigabyte boards. You don't even need to use turbo mode, but for high OCes you can enable it to increase the TDP and TDC values.
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Yah as far as I can figure out there is no way to stop the cpu from downclocking on an asus board. And I have not seen anyone else that claims they have.

Like sin said the gigabyte boards can though. Hopefully this will change for asus with a bios update.
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I'd rather my pc downclock at idle. I never saw the point in running it wide open 24/7
    
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