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So I tried taking a Screenshot with CPU-Z but the system just locks up.
In windows 7 in CPU-Z it would display the following
Multiplier 42x
Bus Speed 100

Clock 4200

however in Win 8 it displays
Multiplier 42x
Bus speed 76.1

Clock 3196.2


Thoughts? comments?

I was really bummed i thought i could get a 9.8 CPU score...but i only got 8.8 :'(
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I think you should go kill Microsoft..


No.. but very stupid question.. did you check your bios settings again? Maybe your OC had a reset?!
Did you try other programs to see your hardware.. like everest, occtpt ?!
What chipset driver is win8 using?



I think it is due no support for cpu-z @win8 beta and/or some of yo used drivers

http://forum.canardpc.com/threads/60676-Windows-8-support?s=d60e60770a75b7483f2dbc77b59203da
http://www.sevenforums.com/software/57574-cpuz-reporting-wrong-cpu.html
http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/292074-12-readings-wrong-help
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yeah my bios settings were the same. I pretty much gave up on it. Seems like the fact that Windows 8 was forcing my BCLK down to 76 was causing stability issues. I set my multiplier back at 32 (stock) and had no issues. So i pretty much gave up on Win8 CP for now until they get their **** together. maybe a few updates and it should be fine.
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Huh, I thought Windows couldn't recognize that it is OC'd. I thought it would only show the max that the vendor would report.
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is windows 8 out?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by -javier- View Post

is windows 8 out?

not yet, but soon i bet..
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Win7 doesn't show SB/SB-E overclocks either afaik.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dsghuiyyuy View Post

Did you try other programs to see your hardware.. like everest, occtpt ?!
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No..i didn't... the system just was running like crap didn't to deal with it
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alatar View Post

Win7 doesn't show SB/SB-E overclocks either afaik.

well yeah i am aware that W7 doesn't show OC in settings. I was using CPU-Z in both of the operating systems in W7 it showed 4.2 GHz and with W8 it showed 3.2 GHz. I couldn't get a screenshot of CPU-Z working in Win8 without a system lockup so thats why it's not included.

But anyways I'm not using W8 anymore. So the "issue" isn't really an issue anymore.
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Quote:
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No..i didn't... the system just was running like crap didn't to deal with it
well yeah i am aware that W7 doesn't show OC in settings. I was using CPU-Z in both of the operating systems in W7 it showed 4.2 GHz and with W8 it showed 3.2 GHz. I couldn't get a screenshot of CPU-Z working in Win8 without a system lockup so thats why it's not included.
But anyways I'm not using W8 anymore. So the "issue" isn't really an issue anymore.

Tried to look in W8 Testmode?! F8 @ booting then select from options or use driversignatureoverrider.exe ( works in 7 ...but8 ??! )
my w7 is showing me my OC correctly when i rightclock on computer -> properties
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