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 Related resources SolvedShould I disable Intel SpeedStep? Forum SolvedHow do you disable SpeedStep? Forum Solvedenable or disable speedstep/power saving on 4770k Forum How to disable Intel SpeedStep? Forum want to disable speedstep without having to reboot Forum SolvedOne gtx 590 , On single monitor screen , shall i disable multi gpu mode? Forum SolvedIntel SpeedStep is disabled, why is my CPU going stupidly slow? Forum How to enable or disable speedstep Forum Should I disable Speedstep? Forum Intel speedstep disabled or enabled ?And should i upgrade my cpu cooler ? Forum SolvedGA-EP35-DS3R + Q9550 OC Help Forum SolvedZ87M OC Formula - Disable fan control in BIOS? Forum enabling or disabling enhanched speedstep in bios Forum OC settings for DX38BT and Q9550. Any help? Forum SolvedQ9550 2.83 OC help Forum SolvedWhat bios settings to disable when oc'ing Forum Wrong CPU speed even with speedstep and c1e disabled Forum Q6600 dropping its multiplier even with SpeedStep disabled Forum Turbo? Speedstep? i7 920 OC questions Forum Solvedto disable cores or not? oc? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !