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I have a problem with my CPU. I had it running stable at 2750 MHz for the past three days or so. It was running fine most of today, also. It was running just fine until I restarted a few minutes ago. I restarted and loaded up CPU-Z. Everything was fine, FSB at 250, clock at 2750 overall. But then, about 5 minutes later, I looked down and CPU-Z read 2201. My CPU had reset itself to stock! I shut down CPU-Z and restarted it to see if it was an error--but the clock still read 2201. I restarted and ran CPU-Z again. It was fine, running 2750, but about 5 minutes after starting CPU-Z, it was back at 2210. I check with several other programs to confirm this as the speed, and sure enough, every reading I get is back at stock. Has anyone ever heard of a problem like this? Should I lower the HTT Multi (currently set to 4)? Should I up the VCore (currently set at like 1.42)? Does anyone know what my problem is?
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An HTT of 4x will allow up to 250MHz stable ... even about 260 but after that drop to 3x

BTW 270x4=1080 which is the known max that can and will bring instability for sure!!!
    
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Any idea what my problem is?
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This is probably a daft question but do you have some sort of cool and quiet which willl throttle down cpu if not being over used .Only using the amount of clock speed that is nessesary to run the programs at there best
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post #5 of 13
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An HTT of 4x will allow up to 250MHz stable ... even about 260 but after that drop to 3x

BTW 270x4=1080 which is the known max that can and will bring instability for sure!!!
I would say the above and Markuk3's posts address some of the possibilities!
    
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My overclock was perfectly stable, and there's no program pushing the CPU lower when it's not being used (it stayed that slow when in Prime95). Any ideas?
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post #7 of 13
Like I said revert to a 3x, the actual speed you acheive there is irrelevant to performance. It will however bring instability. 1080 is the absolute fringe... that setting and perhaps a small voltage flux could of caused the BIOS to reset!
    
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post #8 of 13
Wouldn't this be an effect of Cool'N'Quiet?
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I turned Cool'N'Quiet off quite some time ago, so that my fan would run at 100% all the time. I've checked everything, but nothing is fixing my problem. Any more suggestions?
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post #10 of 13
i am having a similar problem, except in my bios it says i'm running 170 fsb at 12x multiplier, but when i check cpu-z it says that my multiplier is at 10 and my fsb is at 166:S does anyone know how or why this started and how i can get rid of it?
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