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why is my clock speed going down?

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it only does this under a full load..... when its idle it doesnt change. can someone tell me why this is happening?
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Its normal. It down-clocks to save energy instead of constantly being at full speed. Its called Cool'n'Quiet. You can disable it but i would just leave it on.If a program needs more power the cpu will just bump up its speeds automatically.Cool'n'Quiet
On Intel cpus its also known as speedstep.
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turbo core and ccoln'quiet is diabled, also windows is set to high performance.... and when the computer is idle it stays at 4.7.... only under a full load is when it goes down
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I havent used amd in a looooong time. And I've never fiddled around with bulldozer. But what other settings are there?
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thats pretty much it that would affect something like that...
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post #6 of 6
run lynx to see if happens the same
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