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I have just upgraded from Xp Pro to Vista ultimate 32bit service pack 1 and in system it reads my Q6600 running@2.39ghz when its overclocked to 3.6ghz.Cpu-z reads it right but not not vista can anyone help me please.
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You may have to disable the power saver features of your Bios, although if you say you already have it overclocked to 3.6, you must have done that already?
 
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it couldn't be a power saving feature because cpuz would detect that running at 2.39 then

did you do any windows updates? i know the first time i put vista on my new rig it was murder with it being stable and getting a nice oc. Try updating and see where it goes from there :]
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post #4 of 21
Your Q6600 was £3.60?
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That is weird, you must have the power save feature on because my computer recognized it right away with no problems.

Maybe try going to my computer>right click white area>properties>and update your windows score, that might fix it.
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i tried running a 9 multiplier CPU@3.6ghz ram @1066 and FSB@1600mhz and vista reads it @2.39ghz so i have gone back to my original oc which is CPU@3.6GHZ Ram@1081 and FSB@1800mhz on a 8 multiplier and now vista reads 2.13ghz its getting on my nerves because everything seems so slow
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post #7 of 21
It is perfectly normal for Vista to read the CPU by the default FSB (266 for the Q6600) and the set multi. I wouldn't worry about it.

Here is a SS of mine. I have a Q6700 running on a 9x multi:


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If you right click in my computer and go to properties it should read your actual speed.
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post #9 of 21
Who cares? It doesn't change your performance.

My E7200 is still showing up at stock instead of 3.8Ghz
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so how come everybody else doesnt have this problem?
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