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EVGA Nvidia 680i cpu question

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Hello all!

As you can see from my specs I have a 3.0ghz wolfdale e8400 cpu. In my bios it shows that the cpu is running at 3.0 ghz with a x9 multiplier.

But when I run cpuid, it shows up as 2.0ghz with a 6x multiplier.

What am I doin wrong here?

I have the A1 model of the EVGA Nvidia 680i in anyone is wondering.

Thanks!
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Is speedstep/CIE off?
    
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in you mean in the bios?
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yes in the bios under system clocks/cpu parameters or something.......also that board is 2000FSB capable.....had my E8400 @ 4.5GHz 500x9x1.41v
    
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let me check, be right back.

Your tellin me. I had it at 4.0ghz, never tried 4.5ghz.

Another question about having the cpu oc'd so high, does that mean that the life of the cpu will be reduced?

In other words, the higher the overclock the less life the cpu with last?
post #6 of 7
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the speedstep was actually already disabled, it was the C1E enhance halt state that was enabled.

Now it reads 3.0hz with 9x multiplier.

Thanks guys, plus rep for both

Hey Vlasov 9x and 2000FSB? because the 500x9x is confusing to me.
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the speedstep was actually already disabled, it was the C1E enhance halt state that was enabled.

Now it reads 3.0hz with 9x multiplier.

Thanks guys, plus rep for both

Hey Vlasov 9x and 2000FSB? because the 500x9x is confusing to me.
Not all board can achieve 500 FSB. Some can, but not all.
    
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