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I've found i'm able to get more stable and higher clocks if i leave turbo core enabled and turn up the multiplier-- the processor doesn't seem to be behaving any differently if it were it's native clock, under load all the cores still reach the turbo core clock.

How does turbo core clock differ from the native clock of the processor? (besides being rated higher at stock)
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Here is an explanation of turbo core: http://www.anandtech.com/show/3641/a...o-core-enabled

I have turbo core disabled with my overclock. I run 24/7 @ 4.0GHz.
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So essentially, when the cpu determines that it does not need multi-core capability but rather speed, it disables 50% of the cores as a sacrifice to the god of core speeds.

I'm still confused as this does not coincide with the behaviour of my CPU, all the cores seem to hit the turbo core clock, rather then just 50% as this explanation describes, perhaps it is just HWiNFO32 lying to me?
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So essentially, when the cpu determines that it does not need multi-core capability but rather speed, it disables 50% of the cores as a sacrifice to the god of core speeds.

I'm still confused as this does not coincide with the behaviour of my CPU, all the cores seem to hit the turbo core clock, rather then just 50% as this explanation describes, perhaps it is just HWiNFO32 lying to me?
You are correct... down clocks 3 cores and then ups the frequency on the other three.

My guess is that the software you used to read the core speeds was incorrect.
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You are correct... down clocks 3 cores and then ups the frequency on the other three.

My guess is that the software you used to read the core speeds was incorrect.
Maybe Core Temp is wrong,but when Turbo core kicks in on my 1090T the first 3 cores go to 3.6,and the other 3 stay at 3.2.
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If you can set your turbo multiplier seperately to the main multiplier in the bios, and you set the main multi higher than your turbo, that's the speed it will run at.

I run mine at 3.5Ghz on all cores and 4.2Ghz turbo on 3 cores, all with stock vcore. Works for me, silent, more than enough power/speed.
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