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T8300 running 99.8MHZ????

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A friend dropped off his mothers laptop for me to look at today. She said it was running slow. I let it charge for a while and turned it on. It was really slow. Takes forever to load windows. I mean 15 minutes or so. I changed hard drive. No help. I changed memory. Nothing. I updated the bios. No help. Anyway I let it load windows for a long time and then ran cpu-z. CPU-Z shows the processor running at 99.8mhz. Never seen that before.


I guess it would have to be either the motherboard or the cpu causing the problem.

Any ideas? Did I miss something?

The laptop is a HP 6910p.




http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1573415
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maybe a setting in the bios somehow ... really doubt tat oem bios has a multiplier option but you should check. idk really
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maybe a setting in the bios somehow ... really doubt tat oem bios has a multiplier option but you should check. idk really
I was all over the bios and didn't see anything. I loaded defaults on the bios it had and on the newest bios. No dice.
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turn off speedstep maybe?
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Might be thermal throttling. Make sure of CPU temps and make sure the CPU heatsink is on properly.
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Check the advanced settings in Power Options and make sure CPU max is set to 100%.
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Might be thermal throttling. Make sure of CPU temps and make sure the CPU heatsink is on properly.
Good idea. I just installed Realtemp and its showing 30c 33c.
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I guess it has to be a motherboard problem. I removed the cpu and installed it in another laptop and it works.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1575058
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