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i have noticed after i have overclcoked my cpu to 4Ghz the memory multiplier, when idle, goes down to about 15.

is this normal and if so can i turn it off?
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EIST (SpeedStep) → Disable
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What it's doing is perfectly normal, it's called speedstep. A detailed explanation of the feature can be found here.

You can disable it by disabling speedstep in your BIOS. Some claim that disabling it can lead to a more stable overclock.
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