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I just recently overclocked my cpu again. The other day I noticed when I would put my computer to sleep my cpu would go back to stock clock. So I checkwd to see if Balance was on under power options and checked cool n quiet and both were off. This is the 1st time this happened to me what cause this?
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Did you use software in windows or the bios?
    
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I used the bios
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Are you sure it's not just downclocking itself while not in use? Mine is at 792Mhz most of the time when i'm just on IE.

-& what's the problem if it is. Run a stress test you should jump back to 4Ghz.
Edited by jagz - 5/9/11 at 10:30am
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I already ran prime 95 to see it would jump back up but it didnt. I could care less but I need to have a it a 4ghz for this program my boss wants me to use to do some work at home.
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post #6 of 8
I read something about making sure its in sleep mode instead of hibernate. Maybe try that.
    
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When it comes to computers I know what I am doing, but I have no idea how to do that how would go about doing that?
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This is for Windows 7

Control Panel -> System and Security -> Power Options -> Change when computer sleeps -> Change advanced power settings

-Sleep
--Hibernate After
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