Originally Posted by nevermind1534
Isn't that saying that I'm correct? You formatted and reinstalled the OS?
No. Youre idea was that they do not contain bloatware because
of my formatting and reinstallation. But that's not
the reason. They originally, being non-retail comps, did not contain bloatware.
Originally Posted by Grantofhell
Did you check your BIOS to see if things like CPU Thermal Control, C1E EHS, and Intel Speed Step features are enabled which lower the multiplier while the computer is at what it thinks is "idle". Use CPU-Z and check the Real-Time clocks.
Are you saying that Speed Step should be enabled? That's the main difference here. I disabled Speed Step in the BIOS because I had read several times on how it intefers with cpu computing.