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DXDIAG says my cpu is 2.6GHz when i have it overclocked to 3.1GHz what is causing this? this is not my sig rig BTW.

Time of this report: 5/6/2011, 23:55:12
Machine name: PHIL-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.101026-1503)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: ECS
System Model: A780GM-A Ultra
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X3 710 Processor (3 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 2048MB RAM
Page File: 1355MB used, 2738MB available
Windows Dir: C:\\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 64bit Unicode
Edited by philhalo66 - 5/6/11 at 8:57pm
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It is a common windows issue. As it only reads the default multiplies, etc. Just use cpu-z if you need to check. Or the "All Cpu Meter" gadget.
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Originally Posted by KILLER_K View Post
It is a common windows issue. As it only reads the default multiplies, etc. Just use cpu-z if you need to check. Or the "All Cpu Meter" gadget.
oh thats lame thanks for the info +1 CPUZ says 3.46GHz lol higher than i thought ahah
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not only dxdiag, system properties as well. That's why we use cpu-z when overclocking.
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Hello,
Have to tryed to update you windows? I remember I updated Windows and it showed me the OCed speed of the CPU.

That's the only thing I can think of to fix it...
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