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Windows 7: Non-existant i5-760S CPU ?!?!?

05 Dec 2011   #1
hucker

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Non-existant i5-760S CPU ?!?!?

I've bought a 2nd hand i5-760S processor. Intel do not admit to ever having made one, but it's in my computer! The reason I'm concerned is the ad said it was 2.53GHz with a max turbo frequency of 3.33GHz. Well I am getting no turbo. It's stuck at 2.53GHz - any ideas?


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05 Dec 2011   #2
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Did you check the BIOS to see if Turbo is enabled?

Yes, it exists.
The link has the specs.
http://ark.intel.com/products/42917/...he-2_40-GHz%29
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05 Dec 2011   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Turbo is only used with high CPU load.
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05 Dec 2011   #4
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Intel® Core)

I didn't have any trouble finding it using Google.
Factory is 2.88GHz and turbo maximum is 3.33GHz.
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05 Dec 2011   #5
hucker

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sardonicus View Post
Did you check the BIOS to see if Turbo is enabled?
Checked BIOS - I have tried both AUTO and ENABLED for Turbo technology (along with all the other settings on that page for CPU features.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sardonicus View Post
Yes, it exists.
The link has the specs.
Intel® Core
No, mine is a 760S, not a 750S.
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05 Dec 2011   #6
hucker

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Turbo is only used with high CPU load.
I have it fully loaded on 4 cores using BOINC.
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05 Dec 2011   #7
hucker

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
Intel® Core)

I didn't have any trouble finding it using Google.
Factory is 2.88GHz and turbo maximum is 3.33GHz.
That is a 760, I have a 760S - lower power, lower clock speed.
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05 Dec 2011   #8
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

What's mobo are you using?
Your specs show a 1366 Mobo, which I know isn't the mobo you're using.
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05 Dec 2011   #9
hucker

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Sorry, different computer. The computer in question has a Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L motherboard.
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05 Dec 2011   #10
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Download this and open it> http://www.cpuid.com/downloads/cpu-z/1.59-setup-en.exe

Then post a screen shot or Snip please with the CPU tab showing.
It will give us your specs and settings of the CPU.
Voltages, multipliers and Turbo settings.
This would be very helpful.

Mike
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