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hello all. ive had my p8p67 for a few days now and absolutely love it! i have a couple questions tho.. fyi im using the i5-2500k. asus's turbo mode must be something different then what intels turbo mode is.... what i thought should happen is: normally the cpu runs at 3300, then will jump to 3700 in "high demand" times, with the exception of cutting the multi in half (16) to save power when idle. my asus board, on the other hand, with everything set to auto, will either run at 3400, or 1600. no 3300, or 3700. is that normal? if i turn off turbo mode it runs at either 1600, or 3300, which is fine, but with turbo mode on, and everything set to auto, it doesnt run at intels specs...

my next question is, how in the HELL do i make it so it never cuts the multi in half to save power? what list of steps do i need to perform? ive tried disabling turbo mode, disabling eist, disabling everything in bios i could find related to power, and it still drops to 1600 when idle. how can i change this??
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post #2 of 5
Set all four multi's to 37x. Leave Turbo on, turn EIST off. Set C1E, C3 and C6 in the CPU configuration menu to off, it's not in the Overclock tab, next one over. It will stay at 3700 all the time.
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Turbo V processing unit (TPU) turned off?
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any particular reason you want to force more power use? do you enjoy paying higher utility bills?
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thank you for the suggestion, yes my tpu swtich has been off the entire time, and of course i like saving power/money, but if its something can be done, on something i own, i'd like to know how to do it
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