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4.4GHz drops to 1.6GHz??

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I have the i5-2500k with the p8p67 pro and I did some overclocking but it is not staying?

I'm looking at it in the CPU-Z when I turn on my computer its at 4400 then after like a minute it switches to 1600 and stays at 1600 what is going on?

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OCZ Agility 3 Hitachi Deskstar ASUS DVD-R/W 1xEX480, 2xMCR420XP, 2xDDC-1+ 
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post #3 of 6
^this.

Put some load on the cpu and it will go back to 4.4GHz.
 
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Athlon 64 3500+ 2.2Ghz 9800GX2 (wet) 1998Mhz Shader 4.5GB mixed WD Caviar black 20GB 'SS' 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Cheap beige DVD ROM Koolance full copper GX2 block Vista 32bit LG W2486L 
PowerCase
Antec EA650 Antec 900 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 920 D0 P6X58D-6 [Full mosfet/Northbridge blocks) GTX480 3x 2GB Dominator 1600Mhz 8-8-8-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
M4 64GB WD Green 1.5TB 2x WD CB 640GB Lite-on 22x dual layer, ASUS Blu-ray 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom loop Windows 7 64 bit LG W2486L Microsoft (cheapest they had) 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX950 Lancool PC-K62 Microsoft X5 Akira theme 
Audio
Logitec 5.1 
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post #4 of 6
That's normal. It will go back to 4.4 when you load it.
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Thanks new to overclocking
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i5 2500k Asus p8p67 pro NVIDIA SLI GeForce GTX 560 Ti DDR3 1600 8GB 
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1TB Windows 7 Home pre Asus VG236 120hz Razer Lycosa 
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Antec 850W NZXT White Phantom Razer Diamondback 
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1TB Windows 7 Home pre Asus VG236 120hz Razer Lycosa 
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post #6 of 6
What they said.
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2X Hitachi 1TB raid 0 Seagate Barracuda Sony DVD RW DRU 830A  Coolermaster Hyper 212+  
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