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Windows 7: How do I flash BIOS (Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge CPU)?

11 Nov 2015   #11
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

What you can try in the mean time if the bios has this feature.

Have all your cores turbo up to the maximum speed your cpu supports, I believe it`s 3.8 GHz.

Not sure if a non K version will let you do that.

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The rest of your hardware looks fine, but what PSU are you using ? It`s not listed.


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11 Nov 2015   #12
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
If you can't help yourself and insist on doing something, I'd consider a 2600K model.

No need to worry about BIOS flashing.

The 2600K is a hellacious overclocker if that's what you have in mind. You might save a few bucks over the 3770K and be able to clock it higher than the 3770K.

I frankly cannot recall if the H67 is suitable for overclocking. You better get that nailed down. You may need a Z series board to overclock a 3770K. If you have to buy a new motherboard in addition to a new CPU, why go with old tech at all? Look at Haswell or Skylake.

It just seems like going from 2600 non K to 3770 non K is pretty much pointless, given the cost.


Exactly this
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11 Nov 2015   #13
Devadip

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

My PSU is a no name 750 watt 80 plus bronze certified I think. It seems fine since it is able to run my 550W GPU pretty fine.

The turbo boost is activated but this feature is not constant. I run at 3.8Ghz sometimes but When I play games it's most likely clocked at ~3.40Ghz.
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12 Nov 2015   #14
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

And that`s exactly how it`s supposed to work, the cores only go up to 3.8 if and when they have to.
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