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CPU Multiplier intermitantly dropping

Joined
Apr 19, 2018
Messages
18
Motherboard
Asrock z370 Extreme 4
CPU
intel core i7 8700k
Graphics
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070ti Gaming 8192MB GDDR5
I have a water cooled kraken x52 i7 8700k set in the BIOS as all core multiplier 50 and voltage in offset mode at 120mV.
Stress testing in windows kept below 70C.
However in OSX High Sierra HW Monitor, CPU multiplier keeps dropping from x50 to x 8 on idle. Is this normal ?
Haven't changed any setting on my install. Do I need to configure power somehow?
 
Joined
Jul 14, 2018
Messages
7
Motherboard
Asus z370 Maximus X Hero Wifi/AC
CPU
Intel 8700K
Graphics
EVGA 1080TI FE
Mac
MacBook, MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
iOS
I've seen that on stock settings on the 8700k in high sierra. I just installed osx on saturday. I figured it's for power/heat saving. But it ramps up when I'm gaming.
 
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