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I have an AMD Athlon 6400 Black Edition. Where can I look to see what speed the CPU is running at?
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I have an AMD Athlon 6400 Black Edition. Where can I look to see what speed the CPU is running at?
Download CPU-Z, ill get a link in a sec.

http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

Near the bottom of the page.

CPU-Z will tell you your multiplier, FSB, Voltage, RAM and everything else about your RAM and CPU.

EDIT: D'oh, you can also look in the windows welcome center if you just want to see your CPU speed.
Edited by xxhaloownerxx - 7/3/08 at 11:21pm
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Download rivatuner.
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Download rivatuner.
For a CPU? Your crazy.
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Ok, I thought I had a problem and I guess I do. CPUZ says my core speed is 1000 MHZ but since I have a AMD Athlon 6400 it should say 3,200 MHZ right?
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If it's just showing 1000MHz its because you have cool n quiet activated, it automatically throttles the CPU speed when idle to save up energy and reduce heat. Run something that uses the CPU with CPU-Z open and you should see that it'll go to full speed.
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Yea, you were correct Dragoon. Thx
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Yea, you were correct Dragoon. Thx
You're welcome
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