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The clock times in EVERYTHING (windows clock/videos/games) run 5x faster than they should

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January 23, 2014 6:07:02 PM

I just put together a new computer, and the speed of any time is 5x faster than normal time. I look at the windows clock and the second hand is flying around. I play a video in VLC and the video runs at 5x at the start of load up. I even started a game of league of legends and the timers IN THE GAME were going fast, and then would reset to normal after 10 real seconds. So the game time would display 2 minutes, and then jump back to the real time of 1:20, and then speed off again. Even the loading wheel in Chrome and Twitch spin SUPER fast.

EXCEPT the BIOS time is normal.... so that's weird.

I haven't tried to overclock anything, I just put it together a day ago. I also have tried that w32time thing listed online in cmd, and it didn't work.

I looked around and it looks to be some kind of CMOS problem but I'm not really sure. Anyone heard of this and how do I fix it?

New computer parts:
ASRock Z87 Extreme6 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
CORSAIR HX Series HX850 850W
EVGA ACX Cooler 03G-P4-2784-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core
Thermaltake CLW0217 Water 2.0 Extreme/All-In-One Liquid Cooling System
Fractal Design Define R4

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January 23, 2014 6:15:11 PM

Check that you have the latest BIOS, if not update that, is so reset the CMOS
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January 23, 2014 6:27:34 PM

Just updated the BIOS, still running too fast. Going to look into resetting CMOS. Resetting CMOS did it, thanks!
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