E8500 with an abit I-G31 motherboard Tags: CPUs Motherboards Processors Bus Speed Last response: December 27, 2008 11:33 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 27, 2008 11:08:10 PM The clock on my processor is apparently 2.0ghz when it should be 3.16ghz, im thinking could be a motherboard problem never know though. E8500 and an abit I-g31 mobo. Says the bus speed is 333.4 mhz and the mulitplier is x6 in cpu-z. More about : e8500 abit g31 motherboard Anonymous a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 27, 2008 11:15:42 PM oh another thing is, an older version of cpu-z is telling me that the clock is what its meant to be, but the bios, a newer version, and core temp are all saying thatthe clock is 2.0ghz. Anonymous a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 27, 2008 11:27:16 PM nvm... just looked at the sticky... bai. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Noya December 27, 2008 11:33:36 PM Yeah, the newer processors will drop their multiplier (lowering clock speeds when not under load) to save energy if your mobo supports it. You can turn it off...especially for overclocking. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMemory for an Intel DX48BT2 Motherboard and Core 2 Duo E8500 Processor ForumBest Motherboard for E8500 ForumMotherboards that support E8500 with E0 stepping out of box? ForumReplace e6600 with: e8400, e8500 , or q6600? ForumNew gaming rig ForumE8500 to Phenom II x4? ForumOverclocking E8500 Help ForumE8500 vs X2 7750 ForumLag and low framerate ForumAbit I-N73HD Bios issues ForumIs an Intel Yorkfield cpu compatible with an Abit AW9D-max MB? ForumIs this worth $350 ? Abit IP-35 Pro Rev. 1.1 and stuff ForumOpinion on Abit IP35 Pro or other recommendation... Forumwhat is the best ever processor to overclock, your views ForumBest processor to fit old motherboard ForumFast RAM and new motherboard needed ForumChoosing Motherboard ForumE8400 + What motherboard ?? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhich PSU is best with GTX 280? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !