AW 14 & Extreme edition i7; BIOS table entries.

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  1. Lozz

    Lozz Top Overpriced Dell

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    page 103 of the AW14 manual states;

    ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-prod...laptops/alienware-14_Owner's Manual_en-us.pdf

    CPU Turbo Mode Allows you to disable or enable the processor
    turbo mode.
    Overclocking Feature Allows you to disable or enable the global
    overclocking feature.
    • Disabled: The overclocking feature is
    disabled.
    • Enabled: Displays additional overclocking
    options.
    Non-Turbo Flex Support Allows you to enable or disable non-turbo
    flex support.
    Flex Ratio Override Allows you to set the flex ratio override
    value.
    Extreme Edition Allows you to disable or choose BIOS or cTDP.
    Extreme Edition Core Ratio
    Limits
    Allows you to set the extreme edition core
    ratio limit.

    Override Turbo Settings Allows you to enable or disable the override
    turbo settings.
    Long Duration PWR Limit Allows you to set the turbo mode long
    duration power limit.
    Long Duration Time Window Allows you to set the turbo mode time 1
    value in seconds.
    Set Short Duration PWR Limit Allows you to enable or disable short
    duration power limit.
    Set Short Duration PWR Limit
    Options
    Allows you to set the turbo mode power limit
    value in watts.
    Bus Clock
    Current Frequency Displays the current bus clock frequency.
    New Frequency in 10KHz
    increments
    Allows you to set the bus clock frequency in
    increments of 10KHz.


    Just wondering if anyone has these fields? Or if this is possibly just a copy and paste job by Dell given the BIOS menus are probably similar to the AW 17 and 18.
     
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    That configuration shouldn't be there since this model is not carrying Extreme Edition CPU's. I will be escalating this issue with our Level 3 crew.
     
  3. whyteaz

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    Hi, my AW14 is having issue that even below option is not available in my bios.
    I updated to A04

    "Override Turbo Settings Allows you to enable or disable the override
    turbo settings.
    Long Duration PWR Limit Allows you to set the turbo mode long
    duration power limit.
    Long Duration Time Window Allows you to set the turbo mode time 1
    value in seconds.
    Set Short Duration PWR Limit Allows you to enable or disable short
    duration power limit.
    Set Short Duration PWR Limit
    Options
    Allows you to set the turbo mode power limit
    value in watts.
    Bus Clock
    Current Frequency Displays the current bus clock frequency.
    New Frequency in 10KHz
    increments
    Allows you to set the bus clock frequency in
    increments of 10KHz."
     
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