Xeon E5-2600 V3 Turbo Boost Unlock

This is a step by step guide of how to unlock Xeon E5-2600 V3 Turbo Boost frequency on all CPU cores using Chinese X99 motherboards.

Required files

Download x99-tu.zip archive required for this guide.

Hashes of the x99-tu.zip file:

MD5: d1af5fe48fda8f11336ed7d6144070ee
SHA1: 076bbbb3ba4269e31ce34e68c26725fcf3047521
SHA256: 8d68d89e768182d2ac1369237bfe9fca243d9e52e45a030261677200ee195ce7

To validate hashes of the file execute the following commands:

certutil -hashfile x99-tu.zip MD5
certutil -hashfile x99-tu.zip SHA1
certutil -hashfile x99-tu.zip SHA256

Google Slides Presentation

Review of the Chinese X99 Motherboards

Huananzhi X99-TF

Huananzhi X99-8M

Machinist X99Z

Runing X99 V1.2

PlexHD / Atermiter X99

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Вадим on 10 January 2020 12:16 says

Use afudos instead of FPT for Z99 v102. Other steeps are made by this instruction. Proof https://valid.x86.fr/snxe55 https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/23542225

Miyconst on 10 January 2020 14:29 says

Вадим, do you mean Machinist X99Z? So, AfuDos worked for you? In my case AfuDos failed to write the BIOS.

Вадим on 10 January 2020 21:07 says

Did you tried with /gan key?