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I can't change CPU frequency

I can't change CPU frequency
« on: October 06, 2015, 09:11:31 pm »
I have a Gigabyte Z97X-GAMMING 7 motherboard with an Intel Core i7 4790K and Crucial Ballistix 16GB kit (8GBx2) DDR3 PC3-12800 Unbuffered NON-ECC 1.5V 1024Meg x 64 (model BLT2CP8G3D1608DT1TX0CEU) RAM memory.

On the bios, if I set memory frequency to 1600, CPU clock sets to 4.4 GHz. Why this happens?

I have changed Memory Frequency to 1333 but CPU still has 4.4 GHz. And I can't change it.

How can I change it?

« Last Edit: October 06, 2015, 10:11:57 pm by VansFannel »


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Re: I can't change CPU frequency
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2015, 01:50:19 pm »
Have you looked at Advanced Frequency Settings under MIT in BIOS?
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Re: I can't change CPU frequency
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2015, 01:56:49 pm »
Page 43 in the book turn off the Turbo:

Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology (Note)
Allows you to determine whether to enable the Intel CPU Turbo Boost technology. Auto lets the BIOS
automatically configure this setting. (Default: Auto)
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