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EaleyA

I-7 8700 Coffee Lake

I believe I got to the bottom of this.  I didn't realize it didn't actually reach the 4.6 mark until it was under load. While running benchmarks I found it to increase in Mhz.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Alright, I have an I-7 8700 coffee lake,

It says it is setting at about 3200mhz and it has a 4600mhz limit. How do I enable this turbo boost? 

 

Asus Prime Z370A motherboard. 

 

Sorry if this has been answered, but I couldn't find any answers about it. 

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There's a setting in the BIOS that you need to enable to let it Turbo boost, and another setting in msconfig as well.

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17 minutes ago, EaleyA said:

Alright, I have an I-7 8700 coffee lake,

It says it is setting at about 3200mhz and it has a 4600mhz limit. How do I enable this turbo boost? 

 

Asus Prime Z370A motherboard. 

 

Sorry if this has been answered, but I couldn't find any answers about it. 

it only turboboosts to 4.6ghz on a SINGLE core 

 

 

Intel Turboboost is enabled out of the box

if for whatever reason you dont seeing it turbo-ing then there is a setting in the bios to enable or disable it 

 

https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/3077-explaining-coffee-lake-turbo-8700k-8600k

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https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/3077-explaining-coffee-lake-turbo-8700k-8600k

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Posted · Original PosterOP
21 minutes ago, mok said:

it only turboboosts to 4.6ghz on a SINGLE core 

 

 

Intel Turboboost is enabled out of the box

if for whatever reason you dont seeing it turbo-ing then there is a setting in the bios to enable or disable it 

 

https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/3077-explaining-coffee-lake-turbo-8700k-8600k

image.png.607d65992c6aafd8b20bb62b1f57ec96.png

 

https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/3077-explaining-coffee-lake-turbo-8700k-8600k

With this would I still have to edit the MSconfig file as the previous person mentioned?

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u have to turn on asus muticore enhancement (MCE) for 4.6 all cores, also u can set ur bclk to 102 for ~4.7ghz, MCE will provide too much voltage for 4.7 so ull have to also set manual voltage.


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Posted · Original PosterOP · Best Answer

I believe I got to the bottom of this.  I didn't realize it didn't actually reach the 4.6 mark until it was under load. While running benchmarks I found it to increase in Mhz.

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