Velo:Sity wrote:Why would they try to re-invent the wheel though as regards cooling?! The new generation seems more like a step back or at least going in circles.
When the motherboard's clock generator pulses, the extreme values (spikes) of the pulses creates EMI (Electromagnetic Interference). The Spead Spectrum function reduces the EMI generated by modulating the pulses so that the spikes of the pulses are reduced to flatter curves. It does so by varying the frequency so that it doesn't use any particular frequency for more than a moment. This reduces interference problems with other electronics in the area.
However, while enabling Spread Spectrum decreases EMI, system stability and performance may be slightly compromised. This may be especially true with timing-critical devices like clock-sensitive SCSI devices.
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology is an advanced means of enabling very high performance while also meeting the power-conservation needs of mobile systems. Conventional Intel SpeedStep Technology switches both voltage and frequency in tandem between high and low levels in response to processor load.
sbohdan wrote:Why would anyone want the CPU @ full OC speed all the time, even when just surfing the net? Seems plain stupid...
sbohdan wrote:92-96C? holly crap! To me anything over 70C is totally unacceptable! It would be nice to know if removing the IHS is fairly safe (I would think so), otherwise this processor is pure crap because of the temp! BTW a die shrink should bring temp decrease, not increase!
neo_rtr wrote:Yes you are correct. Throttle is the correct word.So lets pose for a moment that i do not want to "throttle" down at all.
That i want to be stuck at 4.5Ghz. What do i have to change?
My simple interpretation of The SpreadSpectum is just that. That if i disable be, it should be not throttling at all.
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