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Speedsteep not kicking in

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Whenever I try and play Beat Harzard my CPU never seems to go above 1.6Ghz which is where it sits when the cores arent loaded. All my other games make the speed jump up to 3.5Ghz but not Beat Harzard.

Anyone got any idea's?
post #2 of 9
Beat Hazard isn't exactly a CPU intensive game. I'm betting Windows sees 1.6GHz a fine frequency for running that game, so it stays low.
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its just not demanding enough to make your cpu wake up.
    
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Anyway to force Windows to up the speed?
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Any reason why? If framerates ingame are fine, there's absolutely no problem, SpeedStep is doing exactly what it's supposed to be doing.
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Thing is, the framerate isnt fine I keep getting annoying hangs, for like a second which is annoying when things are going crazy on screen.
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Maybe try to set the game to run high priority on Task Manager.
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OR turn off speedstep all together.
    
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Originally Posted by Silver_WRX02 View Post
Maybe try to set the game to run high priority on Task Manager.
How would I go about doing that?
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