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i7 6850K not turbo boosting

First of all system specs:

i7 6850K

Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming

16GB Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 2666 Mhz



H80i Cooler


As seen in the picture below the CPU is only getting as high as 3.77GHz while the proposed values are near 4GHz am I doing something wrong? I tried the BIOS but there wasn't an option to change the frequency manually. I'm sort of stumped. Also the TDP of this chip is 140W and the max it's reached according to HWMonitor is 78W.




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Max turbo on that chip is 3.8, and that's for only one core. Getting 3.77 in cinebench is actually great. An x99 motherboard should let you change frequency manually, you should BIOS update and/or look online for a tutorial.

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