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Old 05-07-2009, 04:45 AM   #1
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Default i have a problem with my CPU

i just a got a new Core Q8200 CPU, and it said its 2.33GHz

but after i checked the core speed by CPU-Z, it only showed 2000MHz

how come..can anyone tell me plz
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Old 05-07-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
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you need to flash your motherboards bios

what motherboard are you using?
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No, you mostly probably have Intel SpeedStep or another power saving option. It lowers the clock to save power.
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Edit: Rohan beat me to it.
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