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Old 06-28-2007, 06:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, basically my problem is that Windows, CPU-Z, and Prime95 tell me that my CPU is running waaaaaaaaaay slower than its "original" speed.

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4800 (which is suppose to run @ 2.5 GHz)
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Can anyone tell me what's going on??

Thank a bunch ahead of time!

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Old 06-28-2007, 08:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you checked your front side bus. May be a wrong setting...

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Old 06-28-2007, 10:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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normally some AMD CPU down clock to save power and heat. But im looking at the dashboard for the AMD cool n quiet and the power saving is on minimum same goes to CPU speed which is on max :/

check in your BIOS the core clock and the Bus speed
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Take off cool n quiet, my old cpu did the same thing when i was overheating.
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