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Old 02-17-2007, 06:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how come in the program cpu-z it shows my processor going at 2394 mhz then it goes up to 3192 for a sec then abcjk down for liek a minute and it repeats nonstop. the processor is a pentuim d 3.2 which should run at like 3200 mhz right?? sio wats going on
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i forgot what its called but the processor changes multiplers to save power when comp is idle. i.e. it uses 16x * 200mhz in use and 12x * 200mhz in idle.

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Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpeedStep
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newegg: Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST)
EIST allows the system to dynamically adjust processor voltage and core frequency to decrease average power consumption and average heat production. Combined with existing power saving features, EIST may provide an excellent balance between providing power when you need it and conserving power when you don't.
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o ty i thought there was sumtin wrong with it
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