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Windows 7 has started saying my 2600k is at 5.80 Ghz, both in control panel and on my CPU monitor gadget on the desktop... well it's at 4.30 Ghz...

CPU-Z and Bios report 4.30 Ghz

Any ideas why this is? Anyone else had similar experience?
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screenshot? more than likely a bug.
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Once windows said that mine was 17Ghz...
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Windows 7 has started saying my 2600k is at 5.80 Ghz, both in control panel and on my CPU monitor gadget on the desktop... well it's at 4.30 Ghz...

CPU-Z and Bios report 4.30 Ghz

Any ideas why this is? Anyone else had similar experience?
If you get my cousin drunk, he'll tell you it's at 10ghz
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I was once told that my old E5200 was at 4ghz
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post #7 of 10
its probably miscaculating what your bclk and multiplier is..my core 2 quad at 500x8 was 4ghz, but windows reported 4.25 because it was probably going off the 8.5 multiplier

just a guess
 
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post #8 of 10
an update of the bios perhaps will do the trick? Go check it..
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post #9 of 10
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Bios is up to date... BIOS and CPUZ report it correct.

It just windows that reports it wrong...

Just wondering why windows is doing this, as i thought it go its info from BIOS anyway...
post #10 of 10
It's actually reading the maximum allowable turbo multiplier.
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