maybe some bios setting that can change it, turbo boost or something
and your right about the gigabyte windforce ones, there are issues with them
some guy on tomshardware mentioned:
Apparently there are currently some issues with X.M.P. on X99 platforms. Setting it to auto until more mature BIOSes is the only solution at the moment.
[Edited by jackbig, 11/15/2014 4:10:21 AM]
I updated the bios twice and stuff seems to be super stable now with the latest version, still this thing with the cpu remains a mystery to me.
I'm still wating for a response from Asus but I think that they dont even have any idea about the new x99 platform..
Asus is usually pretty decent but it might take awhile to hear back anyway. Were you running test suites or in a game for any of this?
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