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Old July 24, 2007, 07:16 PM
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while viewing cpuz every couple of seconds the reading changes , whats it mean ?
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Old July 24, 2007, 07:20 PM
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Its a intel thing somewhere in your bios you can turn it off but I forget the name at the moment it has slipped my mind.

It basically downclocks the cpu when less active to use less energy to make it more efficient.
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Old July 24, 2007, 07:21 PM
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Your multiplier is dropping so that means that you've got power saving enabled in bios or possibly windows.
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Old July 24, 2007, 07:24 PM
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UGH LIKE DUH!

Its called SpeedStep; turn it off in the bios.

SpeedStep - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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SO LIKE UGH LIKE DUH! it would be a good thing to turn off then right ? for best performance , it needs to be turned off for a successful oc ?

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Old July 24, 2007, 08:10 PM
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SO LIKE UGH LIKE DUH! it would be a good thing to turn off then right ? for best performance
haha that wasn't an insult to you! Sorry.

But yes turn it off in the bios for better performance.
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haha that wasn't an insult to you! Sorry.

But yes turn it off in the bios for better performance.
ah ok thanks man
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Old July 25, 2007, 04:35 AM
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but if you leave your rig on a lot and it is not in use, leaving c1e and speedstep enabled will reduce your power and heat.

Or join our HCF folding team and run folding on it ... then the speedstep/c1e will never kick in!

I always turn both of them off when oc'ing.
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shuts off just like advertised , thanks everyone
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