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EIST induces micro-stuttering on 5ghz 2500k

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EIST induces micro-stuttering on my 5ghz 2500k. I've done a battery of tests on multiple games and emulators and that's the conclusion I've came with. It is particularly noticeable on a particular PS2 emulator that I don't plan to discuss about. As soon as EIST is disabled, those micro stutters completely disappear. I can enable C1E, C3 and C6 as well as use offset voltage and it'll work like a charm. EIST is no good. If anything, it's disappointing because my system seems a tad bit more stable using EIST but I just can't live with those small stutters.

Anyone else has this problem or perhaps have experienced something similar ?
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Sure it doesn't want a bit more voltage?
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I've tried using a fixed voltage (1.52v load) and I have the exact same situation happening. EIST gives me small stutters, disabling it does not.
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I've had OCs that were stable at a certain voltage but enabling EIST/C-States caused them to become unstable, a further increase in voltage made them stable again.
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Like I said in my first post, my cpu seems more stable using EIST. I don't think it's related to voltage tbqh. I can do stable prime95 5ghz at 1.51v. 1.52v is more than enough.
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