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alright so, before suggesting to upgrade that pc, its not meant for anything more than internet browsing and normal gaming on 1024x768

the problem is as follows
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1582065
there it shows that my e5200 cpu is @ 1205.82 MHz, while its supposed to be @2.5ghz, the problem is the multiplier i believe, i read on the internet it should be around x12.5 for this e5200 cpu, while cpu-z and the bios shows its only x6, and i cant see an option to change it

how can i solve that?
Edited by WildEast - 1/8/11 at 5:44am
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post #2 of 6
The CPU is downclocking probably because you have SpeedStep activated in the BIOS. This is to save power when the pc is idle. Nothing to worry about, however you can decide to switch this off. Restart your pc and press f2 of Del or what is says on the screen to get into the BIOS.
The options is usually under a power tab, and labelled Power saving mode, speedstep or CPU ... Downclock of something.
post #3 of 6
What he said^ restart PC press DEL and go into CPU features which then you will see speedstep, disable that and you will be good to go!
post #4 of 6
seems hes not OC'ing or doing anything super intensive on it, I dont see a reason to turn speedstep off, the CPU will go back to its normal speed when required and save power when it's not needed.
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uh, i did disable C1E and EIST, other options didnt include speedstep or sth, and its still at the same 1.2 thingy

edit: also, i watched cpu-z while prime was running, cpu went up to 100% while the multiplier/freq stayed the same
Edited by WildEast - 1/8/11 at 6:38am
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shameless bump
anyone else got ideas about this problem?
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