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Windows 7: Windows 7 reports wrong cpu speed?

20 Dec 2010   #11
sinvelikogmajst

Windows 7 home basic 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
Some of the older CPU's internal firmware including Intels don't send that info to Windows OS. Depends on the CPU and the version of Windows.

Your Phenom II x4 is a newer generation with newer firmware.

Mike
yes, that's clear. I was just trying to say you should ignore win info about your processor....


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20 Dec 2010   #12
Hopalong X

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

I was elaborating on your posting as you have mine for present and future readers.

Mike
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