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Need help! overclocking not working?

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December 12, 2008 3:09:54 AM

hello! i overclocked my q9300 from 2.5 to 2.7 it isn't showing in cpu-z but it shows up in the Bios. Does anyone know what the problem is?? i cant figure it out... :??: 
please help!




SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS:
Intel Q9300 2.5 Ghz
MSI 750i SLI
4Gigs(2x2) ram 800mhz
EVGA 8800GT
500GB sata
800 watt psu

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December 12, 2008 8:29:10 PM

Hmm. What exactly does CPU-z report for FSB and CPU speed? What is the multiplier it lists? Are you aware that there is a mechanism in the CPU to reduce the chip speed (its multiplier) when the cpu is at idle or low use?
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