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my i7 870 @2.93 GHZ wont go further than 3.2GHZ

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Turbo boost is on, C1E is eneabled.. whats going on? it's supossed to go up to 3.6GHZ while playing or using single core software (starcraft 2 etc)

i know it's supossed to work up to 3.2ghz using all 4 cores but HyperThreading is supossed to make use of 1 to boost it up to 3.6GHZ am i wrong?

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Keep in mind that Turbo Boost is used only by the operating system and the running applications, so those are the ones that determine when to use this feature, in this particular case I would suggest making sure that the Enhance Intel SpeedStep

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When you can post your system specs. so we can help narrow the problems. Also are you overclocking in a OS ,BIOS or both?

 

If your goal is to get higher frame rates (FPS) in games, then overclocking your CPU is not going help much. 

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When you can post your system specs. so we can help narrow the problems. Also are you overclocking in a OS ,BIOS or both?

 

If your goal is to get higher frame rates (FPS) in games, then overclocking your CPU is not going help much. 

He isn't overclocking, he's just trying to get the advertised speeds.

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