Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Cannot use turbo boost

  1. #1
    Xtreme Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    565

    Cannot use turbo boost

    I have a dual X5670 system movieman helped me get together. Just a cruncher. Last month or so kept getting random shut downs. Super micro board logs indicated power and memory. Changed both. Was in a case that housed 6 disks using win7 pro. Decided to remove everything except 1 ssd drive and cd drive and installed ubuntu. I disabled everything in the bios and started enabling things one at a time to try find the issue. Ran fine with no hyperthreading and no turbo boost. Turned on hyper threading and ran a full day without issue. Turned on turbo boost and it died within an hour. Is it chip or motherboard? Its crunching fine right now with hyperthreading and no turbo boost. Crunching 21 out of 24 threads now. Appreciate any help.

  2. #2
    Administrator
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Stockton, CA
    Posts
    3,543
    I would try changing the motherboard battery.
    If that system came from Dave I would assume it has been around for awhile. I have had very strange things happen when batteries started acting up.

    Thanks to eagle101 - Big Eric, phase change monster for that tip which saved me a lot of headache one day.

    Its worth a shot anyway.

    Good luck !
    Last edited by Buckeye; 11-18-2019 at 05:27 PM.

  3. #3
    Xtreme Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    565
    Chips I got from MM, board i bought new. Did pull the battery. Still showed good but close to needing changing. X8DTI-F super micro. I'll change it to see what happens. Thanks

  4. #4
    I am Xtreme zanzabar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    SF bay area, CA
    Posts
    15,769
    Do you have the power saving settings on. You have to have speed step and c states enabled for turbo to work.
    5930k, R5E, samsung 8GBx4 d-die, vega 56, wd gold 8TB, wd 4TB red, 2TB raid1 wd blue 5400
    samsung 840 evo 500GB, HP EX 1TB NVME , CM690II, swiftech h220, corsair 750hxi

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •