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asus eee only at 800 mhz

post #1 of 20
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hello.

i have a problem. my asus eee is always at 800mhz instead of 1600mhz. i have the ac adapter plugged in and at super high performance mode but the multiplier is always at 6x instead of 12x. what the heck?
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post #2 of 20
Run a stress testing program with CPUz running, if the speed shoots up, then speed step is enabled.
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post #3 of 20
yeah, try looking in your BIOS and see if you can disable speed step.
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post #4 of 20
your computer is just trying to save battery. speedstep will increase the processor speed whenever it is stressed but will decrease it whenever its not working very hard.
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post #5 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Prox View Post
yeah, try looking in your BIOS and see if you can disable speed step.
Why the hell would he want to do that on a netbook?

Anyway this is perfectly normal, your computer does this to save power when the CPU demand is not great. If you ran an application that requires some more CPU usage, it will be clocked back to 1600mhz automatically.
post #6 of 20
I'm pretty sure they do that automatically to save power. Lots of laptops do, depending on your power settings.
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post #7 of 20
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yea, i know it is speedstep but shouldn't it run at full speed with the ac adapter plugged in?
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by krazieaznboi View Post
yea, i know it is speedstep but shouldn't it run at full speed with the ac adapter plugged in?
Not necessarily. It still saves power.
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post #9 of 20
Why? Should your TV be on when you aren't using it?

It's just a power saving feature and is a good thing, it has never gotten in my way.

Only real reason to turn it off is for overclocking and intense stuff.
post #10 of 20
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here's the thing. when i watch youtube video it lags and it doesnt throttle up. sometimes i need the extra speed and it doesn't throttle up.
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