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CPU runs at full clock speed even when idle in Balanced mode, but NOT in Power saving mode after XMP

amasoun
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I have an Asus Rog Z270F mother board, i7 6700 non K cpu, Ripjaw 3000 mhz  DDR 4 RAM, Zotac RTX 3070 Amp Holo graphics card.

I have got this mobo recently, because my previous Z170 motherboard died.

Because my RAM can run at higher speed and I want it to run, so I applied XPM profile in BIOS.

But this makes my CPU to run at full clock speed even when idle in Balance Power mode, but when I turn Power savings mode, it goes down to 818 mhz. Balanced profile has Minimum processor state set to 5% just like Power saving mode.

I wanted to know if there is a way to overclock my RAM to XMP and still make my CPU go to 818 mhz when idle in Balanced mode?

I also want to overclock my CPU if possible without damaging any hardware.

I have got a decent cpu cooler and large case.

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