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post #21 of 25
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Yes, but AMD cpu's jump to full power even with 5% - 10% usage..
That is what I thought...
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Go in the bios and turn off Cool and Quiet.
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The Athlon 64 X2 4800+ was one of the earlier dual cores released. It's quite possible that when the computer was built, they used a motherboard with an older BIOS that doesn't recognize the chip and is running it in a handicap mode (lowest multiplier possible).

Do you know the make and model of the motherboard? Have you tried finding a BIOS update for it?
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It's an Asus M2A-VM but I disabled the cool n quiet and now it's running as it should. I'll give some +Rep's when I'm not on my phone...
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post #25 of 25
Sometimes CNQ sticks to a low state like that for some reason, even on PhenomIIs. Normally, unplugging the machine for a few mins clears that up.
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