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Windows 7: Wrong clock speed!

27 May 2010   #21
rocstar96

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

What did i do wrong?


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27 May 2010   #22
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

It may have been one of the Win 7 updates.

My Vista 64bit showed the OC speed, and I am almost positive that Win 7 may have shown the OC speed as well, but it doesn't now.
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27 May 2010   #23
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

My Seven Ultimate shows my slight overclok on my Q6600
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27 May 2010   #24
smarteyeball

 
 

Your issue most likely stems from the fact that Windows doesn't report multipliers properly.

Here's a Prime example. The multi in my BIOS is set is @ 21*200 = 4.2Ghz.

However, Windows does not properly acknowledge the 21 multi and thinks it's @ 20*200 = 4Ghz, but I know my chip is running at 4.2ghz

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Ultimately mate, it doesn't matter what Windows is reporting - your chip is running at full speed when necessary.


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27 May 2010   #25
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

OK, to clearify and correct - Here's what I found out...

If you have SpeedStep or EIST (Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology) disabled in your BIOS, Windows 7/Vista WILL show BOTH the default and OVERCLOCK speeds.

As seen by my system....

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CPU-Z with EIST Disabled....
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CPU-Z shows the processor at full capacity, no load.

So.... depending on whether you have SpeedStep/EIST enabled or disabled will determine what Windows 7/Vista will show for clock speeds.

BTW I've enabled/disabled EIST in the BIOS. Not sure if it can be done in Windows, so.

At any rate rocstar96 HAD/HAS a valid point. And I would than say check your SpeedStep/EIST settings.

Sorry for my misunderstanding.

Peace


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27 May 2010   #26
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Hey if anybody knows about misunderstanding or interpreting it's me. No harm no foul. At least you got to the bottom of it. Fabe
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27 May 2010   #27
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thanks Fabe, I just hope rocstar96 sees it. We were a little harsh
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27 May 2010   #28
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just curious, is this an issue with how Windows report Intel processor clock speed?
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27 May 2010   #29
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yes.
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28 May 2010   #30
rocstar96

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Guys let's chill. I think this thread has run it's course. I'm out.

Peace
tsk tsk tsk. At first i did not see speedstep but there was a scroll down, and to those who laughed, Thanks For nothing
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