Asus copies Asrock BFB technology, calls it APE

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    A short while ago we mentioned Asrock's Base Frequency Boost (BFB) technology, which allows you to raise the power limit of 10th Igen ntel Core processors. Generation to maintain higher frequencies,...

    Asus copies Asrock BFB technology, calls it APE
     
  2. alxtorrentazos

    alxtorrentazos Master Guru

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    Yeap, I´m going APE over this XD
     
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    Corbus Ancient Guru

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    alanm Ancient Guru

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    Asus apes Asrocks BFB tech.
     
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    Dark360 New Member

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    Bit confused by that as ASUS is Asrock's Parent company isn't it?
     
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    stormy Ancient Guru

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    Andrew LB Maha Guru

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    Correct me if i'm wrong, but isn't a feature like this part of the chipset at a hardware level and board manufacturers then create their own software for user functionality? MSI has the same feature called PLS (power limit setting)
     
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    icedman Maha Guru

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    Its nice to see fsb/base clock overclocking coming back to intel. does the igpu interfere with base clock oc even if its not being used? i think that was their excuse in the past for not allowing it though i blame lack of competition.
     
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    Watcher Ancient Guru

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    I thought exactly the same.

    IMO: It's a bit concerning that a CPU that has a the power limit of 65W with factory settings being pushed to 125W? Wouldn't the internal tracing, design or even the heat spreader of the CPU have to be improved to handle that increase in current and heat? That is a hell of a stress test!
     

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