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OC speed doesnt show in windows cp?

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hey guys sorry for the dumb question but windows 7 isnt showing the OC speed for my 2600K? cpu-z says its 4.5ghz though. just wondering if this was normal. when i run the computer spec programs for beta apps it always detects only 3.4ghz.

heres a screenie http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7065939/cpu.jpg
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hey guys sorry for the dumb question but windows 7 isnt showing the OC speed for my 2600K? cpu-z says its 4.5ghz though. just wondering if this was normal. when i run the computer spec programs for beta apps it always detects only 3.4ghz.

heres a screenie http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7065939/cpu.jpg
It's reading the reported stock speed, not the real time clock.
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i used the bnet system check for beta profile setting but it reports 3.4ghz too. is that normal?
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i used the bnet system check for beta profile setting but it reports 3.4ghz too. is that normal?
Yes because it reads from... wait for it.. WINDOWS. As stated, windows does not report a real time clock speed like CPU-Z. Also, since Sandybridge uses Turbo to overclock windows reads the default clock speed and not the turbo clock speed.
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there's a option in the bios , if you uncheck it then it'll show it . Can't remember it though ..
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