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A really quick question...isn't the core speed supposed to be 2600 Mhz?
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it is normal when your system is idling the clock lower because you dont need 2.6ghz on the desktop play a game and look on Cpu-z you will see 2.6ghz
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You have Intel SpeedStep enabled in the Bios and C1E. Disable those to run full speed even when idle.
 
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
You have Intel SpeedStep enabled in the Bios and C1E. Disable those to run full speed even when idle.
agree
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Oh...so that is the speed on idle.
I was thinking why the CPU isn't working at the full speed.I don't think I will need the full speed on idle.
Anyway thanks guys!

EDIT: I actually checked the Bios and Speedstep is Disabled...erm. Is speedstep and C1E the same thing?
Also...it's locked. i can't enable it or disable it and the corespeed doesn't change even when running games.
Edited by nokigp - 11/8/11 at 5:06am
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Is speedstep the contemporary of AMD Cool'NQuiet??
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HI Override93,

Yeah sorta'. Throttles back the CPU to reduce power consumption and heat when the extra speed isn't needed.
    
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Disable those to run full speed even when idle.
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