Topic Title: FX 6300 dont BOOST up ?
Topic Summary: at GA-990XA- UD3 /500W
Created On: 02/18/2014 08:18 PM
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 02/18/2014 08:18 PM
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kaim87
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Hi there!

First at all sorry for my bad language.

 

Few hours ago I buy FX 6300 BE. It should boost up from 3.5 to 4.1 GHZ.

Problem is... procesor dont do it. In CPU meter there is still 3.5GHZ even in stress test. I look BIOS, try with CnQ off/off, manualy set to x20.5 from AUTO. It should work.. but it dosnt. I run it at GA-990XA- UD3 motherboard with newest BIOS. I think its not temperature problem. I forced procesor too use only 3.0GHZ and boost mode to 3.5- still nothing.

Any idea WHY?

 02/18/2014 10:05 PM
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Because Turbo Boost is meant to function when you are running a program that runs on only one core, not in a stress test.

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 02/19/2014 04:55 AM
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As black_zion indicated Turbo mode is for when the CPU is lightly loaded not with full load. It usually kicks in for a few seconds at a time when there are only a few cores in use.



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