Should I enable SpeedStep ? Tags: Performance Intel i5 Overclocking Last response: January 3, 2010 10:41 AM in Overclocking Share ea25 January 1, 2010 3:01:46 PM I have overclocked my i5 to 3.6ghz with acceptable temperatures. Now should I enable speedstep or would it result in lack of performance ? More about : enable speedstep _GTech January 2, 2010 4:13:42 AM Why don't you try, come back and tell us what you think, that would be a good idea. JackNaylorPE a c 166 K Overclocking January 2, 2010 3:54:15 PM Speed Step slows the CPU down when you are not using it, if the demand is there, the system will draw on it and performance is not affected. At high OC's above 4 Ghz, disabling SS can help w/ stability. Related resources Intel speedstep disabled or enabled ?And should i upgrade my cpu cooler ? - Forum enable or disable speedstep/power saving on 4770k - Forum Should I disable Intel SpeedStep? - Forum How to enable or disable speedstep - Forum How to enable speedstep? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ea25 January 3, 2010 8:22:24 AM Thanks for your input. I tried disabling and enabling speedstep. To tell the truth I noticed better performance when disabling it. Will it stress my hardware if I shall permanently disable it ? randomizer a b K Overclocking January 3, 2010 10:41:50 AM Not at all. The CPU will last far longer than most of the other components in your system, and certainly well into obsolescence. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources enabling or disabling enhanched speedstep in bios Forum Enabling Speedstep on DS3R? Forum SolvedZ97-a, EPU & TPU switchs. Should I enable these on a gaming machine? Forum Should I disable Speedstep? Forum Solved1.428V When Idle Should I Enable HPC? Forum SolvedShould I enable AMD Turbo Core? Forum SolvedShould i enable XMP? Forum SolvedMemtest86+ which version should i use? usb or iso format? and modes to enable while testing? Forum Solvedwhat mobo should i get to enable the igpu on a i5 2500? Forum What ram should i buy to enable Dual Channel? Forum Should I enable turbo boost on Gigabyte GA B75m D3H motherboard? Forum SolvedShould i enable page file size for all drives Forum SolvedShould I enable AHCI on my new build? It is set as IDE. Forum SolvedShould i enable cool n Quiet? Forum i have dell laptop (LATITUDE D830) ... i don't know from where to enable my bluetooth device...should i install a driver..or a Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !