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My core 2 duo is only running at 1.6 Ghz it's suppose to run at 2.13Ghz what's wrong?
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post #2 of 27
Can you post a screenshot of CPU-z please?

Could be on the wrong multiplier or Motherboard is underclocking it.
    
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post #3 of 27
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Uh how?
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How would I post a Screen shot?
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post #5 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aquarian Logic View Post
Uh how?
Download CPU-z then press Print Screen and paste it into paint, save it, then host it online using imageshack
    
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post #6 of 27
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How do I do a print screen?
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post #7 of 27
Press the PRINT SCREEN bitton. Or it may be called Prt Scr on your keyboard.
post #8 of 27
You have Intel SpeedStep or C1E enabled in the Bios, Disable it.
 
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post #9 of 27
Thread Starter 
hm, it isnt working
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post #10 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
You have Intel SpeedStep or C1E enabled in the Bios, Disable it.
Ditto.

Go into your BIOS, and look for them.


On my board, it is called C1E in the Advance BIOS Features on the left. What it does is it reduces your clock speed when you're idle to power save.
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