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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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. | Report abuse jsc CPUs Master Overclocking Master 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>Q9550 oc shall i disable speedstep?> Related ressources: Forum4Ghz Q9550 + Abit Quad GT IX38 Have either? Post your OC ! ForumQ9550 oc not working plz help asap ILL PAY MONEY! ForumShould I enable SpeedStep ? ForumOverclocking and Speedstep ForumWhat settings for overclocking my Q9550 to 3.2 or 3.4? ForumQ9550 temp problem. Could this be a bad CPU?!?! ForumQ9550 + Asus P5QL + 4x2 GB DDR2 1066MHz CL5 CORSAIR - 3.4 GHz ForumShould I disable Speedstep ? ForumWhy my Q9550 Multiplier changes to 6.0 then 8.5 ForumXeon x3360 vs Q9550 lightly explained ForumQ9550 bottlneck issue ForumNew to Overclocking and need some help please ForumWorried about the stability of my system. Help ForumQ6600 dropping its multiplier even with SpeedStep disabled ForumI5 SpeedStep not working? ForumFixed Voltage Forum[Solved] Good temps for Q9550 E0? ForumHelp me step by step oc q9550 2.8 - 3.6 ghz ? please ForumQ9550 needs oc due to bottlenecking what cooler? ForumOverclocking help. Q9550 + 750i FTW More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !