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I just got my Sager NP8150 today and I've been using it on and off for the past 5 or so hours when I downloaded CPU-Z and I've noticed that even when I use CPU intensive tasks my processor (i7-2820QM) doesn't go above 1197.6 MHz (99.8 x 12). Does anybody know what's wrong with my computer? It acts sluggish when opening things because it's running at 1.2 GHz.
Edited by razr m3 - 7/22/11 at 10:19pm
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I just got my Sager NP8150 today and I've been using it on and off for the past 5 or so hours when I downloaded CPU-Z and I've noticed that even when I use CPU intensive tasks my processor doesn't go above 1197.6 MHz (99.8 x 12). Does anybody know what's wrong with my computer? It acts sluggish when opening things because it's running at 1.2 GHz.
Ignore the post above, have you tried re-setting the bios to its stock settings? What are the temps like?
    
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Ignore the post above, have you tried re-setting the bios to its stock settings? What are the temps like?
I can try that, but I really haven't touched any of the BIOS settings. As for temps, they're great. Idle is around 40 C and load in IBT after 2 or so minutes (just to try to get the clock speed up) is <55 C for all the cores.
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I can try that, but I really haven't touched any of the BIOS settings. As for temps, they're great. Idle is around 40 C and load in IBT after 2 or so minutes (just to try to get the clock speed up) is <55 C for all the cores.
Try resetting bios, its unusual that its downclocking. Is there any settings like CoolnQuiet enabled? Also, this would probably do better in the AMD CPU's section
    
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Try resetting bios, its unusual that its downclocking. Is there any settings like CoolnQuiet enabled? Also, this would probably do better in the AMD CPU's section
This is for the i7-2820QM in my Sager laptop, not my sig rig though.
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Is it in high performance mode? You might possibly have it set on power-saver..
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Is it just me, or is there a huge vagina picture in this thread...

OP: Reset BIOS.
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Is it in high performance mode? You might possibly have it set on power-saver..
I've tried all the different power modes, Balanced, Power saver, High Performance.

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Is it just me, or is there a huge vagina picture in this thread...

OP: Reset BIOS.
There's a huge vagina...

But I haven't even touched the BIOS...
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Tried resetting the BIOS; no luck
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