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I decided to overclock my processor today. My multiplier is at 8x and the default speed is 333mhz. I pushed it to 375 which should put it at 3.0GHz

I went to System in control panel, at it says Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66GHz @ 2.67 So then i downloaded CPU-Z, this is where it gets weirder. CPU-Z says that my core speed is 2.25GHz. It reads my bus speed as 375, but it says my multiplier is at x6 now. So i went back into my bios and checked, Still 375 bus and 8x mult.

Then I refreshed my Vista User Experience Index, and my CPU score went up from 5.5 to 5.7. And things seem to be running a little bit snappier. Anyone had this happen before?
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Do you have any of the processor features enabled such as C1E or Speedstep?
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Do you have any of the processor features enabled such as C1E or Speedstep?
I disabled them.
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If you've disabled them, you still need to modify the power management settings in Vista. Here's how.
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