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Windows 7: Checking CPU speeds

20 Apr 2014   #1
wingman1800

windows 7 pro 64 bit, dual boot with windows 8 pro 64
 
 
Checking CPU speeds

What is best way to ck CPU speeds ??? Do I need a 3rd party program? If so, what do you suggest??
Task Mgr works for windows 8 but not in 7....thanks
tom


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20 Apr 2014   #2
Gator

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Speccy works well

http://www.piriform.com/speccy
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20 Apr 2014   #3
wingman1800

windows 7 pro 64 bit, dual boot with windows 8 pro 64
 
 
Max CPU speeds

OK, thanks............ now I know how to ck my CPU speed..... What can I run or do to see what my max CPU speed really is ?????
thanks
tom
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20 Apr 2014   #4
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

There are various stress tests out there, such as Prime 95, Intel Burn Test, Super pi, etc. They are generally intended for overclockers who want to keep tabs on temperatures. Some test RAM as well as CPU. As far as I know, those guys tend to use CPU-Z to check CPU speeds.

You might try a post in the overclocking area of this site.
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20 Apr 2014   #5
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

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20 Apr 2014   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

I use HW Info a fair bit the on screen monitor will show what the CPU is running at - see pic circled is what is running. HWiNFO, HWiNFO32/64 - Download < check the bit version download.


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