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Old November 24, 2008, 01:53 PM
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Default WTF is going on with my 8400

So I folowed the instructions you all gave me to get my e8400 to 3.6GHZ but when I look at cpuz one minute it shows the right speed (3.6 and 9X multiplier) the next it shows 2.4ghz @6X what is going on here and how do i corect it? (two pictures of my CPUZ are attached):help:
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Old November 24, 2008, 01:55 PM
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Thats is speed step. It clocks down your multiplier when you are not under heavy useage. Leave it on, I do.
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Old November 24, 2008, 01:56 PM
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Find C1E and/or EIST options in the BIOS and disable them. Basically your CPU is throttling down when idle to save energy.
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Old November 24, 2008, 01:57 PM
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also, dude what is up with the title of this thread. Makes zero sense. Try and be a bit more legible please.
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Old November 24, 2008, 01:57 PM
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oh ok I thought I broke someting *wipes swet from brow*

Should I leave it on as Squeetard sugested or what?
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Why disable it? It's a good thing.
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Old November 24, 2008, 01:59 PM
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also, dude what is up with the title of this thread. Makes zero sense. Try and be a bit more legible please.
Ok my bad making up thead titles ant my strong sute by any means
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Old November 24, 2008, 02:02 PM
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Thank you man. You'll get more replies too.
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Old November 24, 2008, 02:03 PM
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Seriously this is a common thing thats been asked about 100,000x and if you had clicked the search either on here or the ncix forum or even google you'd have a answer in 2 seconds.

Also I agree please choose better thread titles as they make you look like bad.
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Old November 24, 2008, 02:12 PM
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Ok one last think how do these teps look to you?
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