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Windows 7: Computer set up right?

20 Nov 2010   #1
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 
Computer set up right?

Hello , this is my first post in this section of seven forums. I know nothing about OC and don't want to put any stress on any of my other hardware, But, I am looking for some advice. I have a six core processor and 16GB of ram. It just seems to me that my computer should much quicker than it is. I come to you folks because you are the experts on hardware setup and manipulation. I am including 4 screen shots of CPUZ. Can anyone tell me if this computer is set up right and running as it should. Thanks for any suggestions.

Computer set up right?-cpu.png Computer set up right?-mb.png

Computer set up right?-ram.png Computer set up right?-ram1.png




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20 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome
You came here for advice and I will give you the best that I have. Dont OC. The benefits are negligible, if kept within safe limits.
Follow this tutorial instead.
Optimize Windows 7

Dont worry, if you have your heart set on OC, many will come by to disagree with me and give their opinion.
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20 Nov 2010   #3
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post

Dont worry, if you have your heart set on OC, many will come by to disagree with me and give their opinion.
Thanks for the advice. I am not necessarily interested in OC. I just want to be sure the system is set up right. It is a new system and with 16GB ram, I just thought it would be much quicker than it is. If this is the way it is, I can live with that. I just want to be sure it is set up correctly. I have already done much of what is listed in the tutorial you referenced.
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20 Nov 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I would follow these maintenance steps to have good performance in the future.
Suggestions for Proper Maintenance

Why do you think that the computer should be faster, boot too slow?
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20 Nov 2010   #5
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

I think something does look a little off.

The core clock on there is showing at 800Mhz, when it should be 2.8Ghz. The voltage looks a tad high as well. If you made any changed in BIOS, reset it to default, then DO NOT change any CPU settings.

Here is a snip of CPUz of the 1095T (similar) and its settings, taken from AMD's Six-Core Phenom II X6 1090T & 1055T Reviewed - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News
Computer set up right?-phenom2x6cpuz.png

I am not saying you should set the settings to this, but that I think something is off.

~Lordbob


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20 Nov 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Sorry essenbe
I think Lordbob is correct.
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20 Nov 2010   #7
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Did you buy this computer already set-up, or did you build it yourself?

~Lordbob
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20 Nov 2010   #8
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

I bough all the parts. Had someone else put it together. It was supposed to be set to default.
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20 Nov 2010   #9
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I bough all the parts. Had someone else put it together. It was supposed to be set to default.
I recommend you boot into your BIOS, and reset it to defaults.

~Lordbob
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20 Nov 2010   #10
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

I went into bios and reset it to optimized defaults which is what the instruction Manuel said to do for setup. I had to change it to AHCI and change the boot sequence. Other than that it is set to optimized defaults and still reads the same. It appears that the photo I showed you was at idle. The photo from Anentech was under stress. Under stress my multiplier goes from X4 to X14 and core speed goes fron 800mhz to 2800mhz. does that sound right or is there something else I need to do?

I am not trying to argue with you. as you know more about this stuff than I ever will. But, my processor is rated at 2800mhz. It would seem to a noobie like me that the only way to get it to 3300mhz would be about a 10% OC. does that sound right?
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