Q9550 oc shall i disable speedstep? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Last response: February 13, 2010 4:51 PM in Overclocking Share snake786123 February 10, 2010 9:22:39 AM hi i am going to oc my q9550 from 2.8 to 3.6-3.8ghz and when i look at cpu z atm it shows 2000mhz with 6x multiplier i have been told this is the speed step is it better to turn this off or not and why ? thanks More about : q9550 disable speedstep xrodney February 10, 2010 11:28:44 AM Problem with speedstep is that its also changing voltage and if you already changing default value it could (and most likely will) limit your maximum overclocking and it could also cause stability problems. jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 197 K Overclocking February 13, 2010 4:51:32 PM I turn it off. Then after I have arrived at my OC settings, I turn it back on. YMMV. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !