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i got a prob with my Dell Inspiron 600M notebook.

its running on a 1.6GHz Pentium M (Banias Core) and its shows on SpeedSwitchXP that its runnin 600Mhz and 600Mhz is its Max Speed.

here's a screenshot:




i reinstalled XP, reset the BIOS to its factory defaults, took out the CPU and pretty much did everything i can think of...

and also on Notebook Hardware Control (NHC), its temp shows 85*C CPU temp constantly. i think i pretty much screwed my comp..

anyone! please help!
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post #2 of 11
Well i have heard that laptops run really hot. ((hearsay))
But try downloading Speed Fan to see what it says!
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Hi,

Intel Pentium M's have SpeedStep technology - basically they throttle down when on battery. My laptop does this sometimes, It gets stuck at 500mhz. To solve this go into your lappys BIOS and set it to adaptive performance (or something similar). If your laptop has software in XP to control the throttling, set that to the same to prevent conflicts. That should solve your problem, if it doesnt give me a PM and Ill look into it deeper.

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post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Jester
Hi,

Intel Pentium M's have SpeedStep technology - basically they throttle down when on battery. My laptop does this sometimes, It gets stuck at 500mhz. To solve this go into your lappys BIOS and set it to adaptive performance (or something similar). If your laptop has software in XP to control the throttling, set that to the same to prevent conflicts. That should solve your problem, if it doesnt give me a PM and Ill look into it deeper.

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post #5 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Jester
Hi,

Intel Pentium M's have SpeedStep technology - basically they throttle down when on battery. My laptop does this sometimes, It gets stuck at 500mhz. To solve this go into your lappys BIOS and set it to adaptive performance (or something similar). If your laptop has software in XP to control the throttling, set that to the same to prevent conflicts. That should solve your problem, if it doesnt give me a PM and Ill look into it deeper.

The Jester

the problem isnt speedstep. i turned off speedstep and then CPU-Z and windowsXP sysinfo said its 600MHz. when i turned on speedstep, it went back into 221MHz on the WinXP screen. but 600MHz on CPU-Z. i have a program called NHC (notebook hardware control) and i set it to full power on 1.6GHz. the only prob is that for my comp to run NHC to run the P-M @ 1.6GHz, it has to run everything else with only 600MHz of power.

check out my other thread
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post #6 of 11
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and why cant i send PMs?

its says i can only PM admins and mods?!?!
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post #7 of 11
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bump



anyone?
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post #8 of 11
could it be throttaling? blow it out with comp air really good.
    
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post #9 of 11
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what's throttling? and where's that at?
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post #10 of 11
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bump cmon people, i need help..
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