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when I turn on CPU-Z, it says my clock speed is only 1600mhz. No this is not FSB, it says underclock speed. I noticed when the voltage goes up in CPU-Z, it goes back to 2400.0, but when the voltage drops, the speed also drops back to 1600mhz.

What could be causing this? I have a 850w power supply by cooler master, everything seems to be plugged in. In bios, it says CPU Core voltage is 1.28v and CPU FSB is 1.19v.

I have no clue whats wrong, please help. My bios also says CPU Mhz: 2400.0 with multiplier of 9x
    
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In one word... Speedstep
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it goes down to the lower multiplier to save energy....
    
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Wow, this has been asked so many times. I'm sure in the manual it says about this? Intel have probably confused thousands of people becuase of this
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Also to answer your question, there is nothing wrong with your CPU. Mine does the same. You can always go into BIOS and disable speed stepping.
    
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Originally Posted by ThePope View Post
Also to answer your question, there is nothing wrong with your CPU. Mine does the same. You can always go into BIOS and disable speed stepping.
...which is the advisable thing to do if you are thinking of doing a bit of over clocking... (which stands to reason looking at the forum you joined )
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