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Aight cheers fellas. Rep+
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Did the previous owner by any chance overclock it's turbo mode speed (if that can be done on those)? That CPU should only be going up to 2.93GHz in turbo mode at stock settings.
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Thats what I got.
The CPU is overclocked. Look at the "Bus Speed." The previous owner raised it from 133 (default Base Clock for LGA1366 CPU's) to 180. So, your CPU has been overclocked from 2.66GHz (2.8GHz when turbo mode kicked) to 3.8GHz
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i had a stock i7 920, with turbo boost on it never reached 3.7Ghz. Not sure whats going on but i wish mine did that, then i wouldn't have had to oc!
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The CPU is overclocked. Look at the "Bus Speed." The previous owner raised it from 133 (default Base Clock for LGA1366 CPU's) to 180. So, your CPU has been overclocked from 2.66GHz (2.8GHz when turbo mode kicked) to 3.8GHz
Agreed. Nice of him!
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Interesting to know, thanks here's a round of rep+
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