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Less power on Mac OS than on Windows ?!

Joined
Jul 16, 2011
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Motherboard
Asus Z97I-Plus
CPU
i7-4790K
Graphics
Zotac GTX 780 3GB @ Dell U2711
Mac
  1. MacBook Air
  2. Mac mini
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
I've a SandyBridge i5-2500, running 10.8.2 and my Geekbench scores are like

Mac: ~4000
Win: ~8000

Is there anybody else out there who recognized such a deviance? With or without solution for this problem..
 

samisnake

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Motherboard
MSI Z97i Gaming ACK
CPU
i5-4670K
Graphics
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Joined
Jul 16, 2011
Messages
81
Motherboard
Asus Z97I-Plus
CPU
i7-4790K
Graphics
Zotac GTX 780 3GB @ Dell U2711
Mac
  1. MacBook Air
  2. Mac mini
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
Strange.. never heard about that..

So basically a SSDT is like a DSDT but for your CPU - so if I would swap my mainboard, I just need a new DSDT but the SSDT would remain the same since it just depends on the CPU. Do I have this right ^?


I've configured my Bios not to overclock the CPU, it uses SpeedStep for underclocking but not TurboBoost for overclocking - the SSDT for i5 CPUs in MultiBeast says
Optimized SSDT supporting Sandy Bridge Core i5 CPUs with a maximum Turbo Boost clock of 3.8 GHz. Installs SSDT.aml in /Extra.
If I start using that, would that override the Bios settings and overclock the CPU nevertheless or would the CPU run max. at 3.30GHz which is the native clock?
 
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