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Is my motherboad dropping my CPU multiplier

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I just bought a Q9300 and a ASUS pk5-e. I have everything running at its default settings. When i open CPU-Z its says my chip is running at 2.00Ghz with a x6 multiplier instead of the default 7.5, but the XP properties says that its running at 2.50 Ghz. Is there some type of cool and quiet function on here effecting my cpu? Or is this just some freak bug?






Also can anybody give me some pointers on how to OC with this board? I'm kinda used to AMD Phoenix Bios.
Edited by playboysmoov - 5/18/08 at 8:18am
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you need to disable the power saving options in the bios speedstep and whatnot
    
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Originally Posted by microman View Post
you need to disable the power saving options in the bios speedstep and whatnot
Exactly what he said. This is what they are on my board, yours may be named differently.

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CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E) Disable
CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) Disable
CPU EIST Function (Note) Disable
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Thanks! Those tips did the trick!



I had to disable

C1E
CPU TM
Intel SpeedStep Tech.

I do have a feature that is still enabled that I'm not sure about its called "Vanderpool Technology". Does anyone know what this is and should I disable this too?
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