Hey guys, I'm looking for the setting that stops this CPU from idling down to a lower multiplier.
4770K (not delidded just yet)
Maximus VI Hero
4x8GB G.Skill 2400 10-12-12-31 1.65V
Corsair AX860>More info here<
I'm stable at 4.4GHz with RAM at 2400MHz, and I have a stable 4.5 with 1600MHz RAM, but I want to push it a bit further.
The only real problem I have is that at these clocks the CPU is idling at full speed, which I'd prefer to avoid.
Perhaps I need to approach it differently. Currently I have trusted RoG's auto profiles quite heavily. The 4.4 was straight from the BIOS preset, untouched, and the 4.5 was the 4.6 preset bumped down by one due to Prime failing @ 30min.
I have tried setting everything on "optimised defaults" with RAM XMP, then bumping the multiplier up to 40 without changing anything else, and this alone kills the system's idle.
Am I missing something really obvious here?
Motherboard: Crosshair V Formula-Z
Memory: 12GB Corsair Dominator GT
Graphics Card: MSI HD6950 2GB Twin Frozr II
Hard Drive: SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD + WD Caviar Black 1TB + WD Caviar Green 2TB
Power Supply: Corsair AX1200 Gold
Case: Lian Li Armorsuit PC-P50R
CPU cooling: Noctua NH-D14 + Zalman ZM-MFC1 Combo Fan Controller
OS: Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
Monitor: LG Flatron W2253TQ