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my athlon is suppose to be running at 3.1ghz but when i opened cpu-z it says 800mhz.

should i be worried or is it cpu-z?

i checked computer>properties and it says athlon ii x2 3.1ghz.

hmmm

dxdiag also says ~3.1Ghz

also, after installing win7 should i download any programs to check if my system is running fine? or am i good to go?
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post #2 of 17
Does it have cool&quiet ?
post #3 of 17
It's probably cool n quiet
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Sounds like Cool&Quiet to me.
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i checked bios and i didn't find a coolnquiet thing.
rebooted and cpu-z shows 3100mhz. then drops to 1900mhz. then back to 800mhz?!!?!?
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post #6 of 17
hm.. must be the apple A5 chip you got in there...

hah...

(get it?? cuz its 800mhz??)
     
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post #7 of 17
Assuredly it is cool and quiet. Look through the BIOS and you will find it.
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post #8 of 17
c1e

no need to worry about it.

it lets the CPU use less power and stay cooler when it is not being heavily stressed
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post #9 of 17
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk;15577642 
c1e

no need to worry about it.

it lets the CPU use less power and stay cooler when it is not being heavily stressed

c1e, okay cause i didn't see any coll&quiet but i did see the c1e, should i leave it on or off?
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post #10 of 17
Its just cool and quiet. It down clocks your cpu when it is idle to keep it running 'cool and quiet' biggrin.gif
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