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Windows 7: I think my processor maybe running hot Windows 7

10 Oct 2011   #11
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Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adamwentzell82 View Post
I do find it weird that Windows will only show the stock CPU speed and I have to use third party software to see the real speed after the overclock. Even in the BIOS setup it shows 3.79GHz but Windows still shows it at 3.2GHz
Not true. Next to where it says your speed it will say @###GHz

Example:

Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz @ 3.2GHz


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10 Oct 2011   #12
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adamwentzell82 View Post
I do find it weird that Windows will only show the stock CPU speed and I have to use third party software to see the real speed after the overclock. Even in the BIOS setup it shows 3.79GHz but Windows still shows it at 3.2GHz
If you will download free CPUz and it will show the speed the CPU is running as well as a lot of other info about your ram, motherboard and your system.
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10 Oct 2011   #13
adamwentzell82

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 retail
 
 

OK just downloaded CPU-Z and here's what it shows:
Core Speed: 3792.2MHz
Multiplier: X 16.0
Buss Speed: 237.0 MHz
HT Link 2133.2 MHz
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