Originally Posted by eidairaman1
tell you the truth i dont trust speed step or CNQ or anything that auto adjusts clock speeds because a machine can go idle at any time even if there is a demanding task. Id rather have total control overclock speed
I don't know how those things work but I assume they don't kick in the nanosecond the CPU sits idle. Or maybe they do, all I know is that my temps and power consumptions are better because of it. And as someone said above, these techs have come a long way since introduction.