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Is my CPU underclocked because CPU-Z shows that it is onoly running at 2800 MHz. ANyone know if that is a wrong reading or if it is underclocked. Does anyone knwo if i can change it? The processor is a P4 630 (3.0 GHz) and its in an HP a1140n. If this is underclocked and i cant do anythign about it i think soemthign should be done because HP is lyign to u. Theres a screenshot attached? BTW the reason i got an HP was because it was a year ago when i didnt know anythign about computers and my parents wont le t me buy a new one for a while.
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post #2 of 13
It's probably EIST (Speed Step) kicking in. Mine is doing it right now too. I'm at 600MHz.
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post #3 of 13
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It's probably EIST (Speed Step) kicking in. Mine is doing it right now too. I'm at 600MHz.
yeah your exactly right it is speed stepping, i turned it off in the bios i like it better that way.
    
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post #4 of 13
thats neat.. it says you have a 3ghz processor too.. have ya tried clocking it back up maybe its doing that thermal reduction crap wher it backs off due to the temps not sure if thats only the vcore or the mutli..
    
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it steps down when the CPU isn't being fully utilized is conserves some energy and heat it is a good technoloy but I personally prefer seeing my OC 24/7 lol
    
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post #6 of 13
Isn't it called thermal throttling, it takes off some of the steps in order to keep heat down. Actually i think that is something else.

But in your case there should be an option in the bios to turn that off.
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post #7 of 13
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thanxs guys. but where can i find it in my bios. I have a HP a1140n and cant find anything. Also should i keep HT on or off?
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by -relk-
thanxs guys. but where can i find it in my bios. I have a HP a1140n and cant find anything. Also should i keep HT on or off?
do your self a big favor and scap everything hp except the case and the printer.. hp does not offer a lot of options in their bios.. it maybe there but im guessing its not
    
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post #9 of 13
Apart From Intel speedstep if you are Overlclocked and or Are experiencing High temps Intels thermal Throtteling will kick in to Cool down the Cpu and there for Will lower the Multi adn it will then show up a a slower speed. Also a little Advice get a ne motherboard mate as with Prebuild comouter motherboards all Overlcocing options are locked.
post #10 of 13
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well onew of my questions was if to disable HT?
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