One thing you can do is to turn SpeedStep back on if it is off. That way, under light loads, The CPU will idle along, yet have the extra speed available when you need it.
yeah its turned on!
when idle cpu z reports
x6.0 the multiplier
then when its full load it rise up to x8.5
well, 3 or 4 months from now i'll be upgrading my rig!
what u can say about my list
mobo: asus rampage II extreme
cpu: intel i7 920
ram: ddr3 dominator triple channel 6gb cl7
video card: 2x 5870 or 5970
psu: 700watt cooler master silent pro m
cpu heatsink: noctua NH-D14