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Windows 7: Is it advisable to turn of turbo boost?

22 Jan 2012   #11
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

That test won't exercise turbo-boost. Turbo-boost only comes on for a core when some of the cores are idle. Prime95 usually pushes all cores at the max., so turbo-boost won't activate.

If it is a mild overclock, then you are probably OK.


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26 Jan 2012   #12
simmo

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by markvis14 View Post
Hello,

I've done a mild overclock on my i5 2500k processor. I simply changed the multiplier to x44.

Should I disable turbo boost in my bios? And, or, maybe think of anything else?

Thanks in advance.
Yes it's advisable and if you decide to push your clocks to 5ghz then disabling HT is also advisable.
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26 Jan 2012   #13
markvis14

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

It's not an i7 Simmo, so it doesn't have HT.

Thank you all for your help, I got it running stable at 4.5
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