How come in windows my 3.16ghz core2duo shows at 3.17? Tags: CPUs Computer Intel Overclocking Last response: January 7, 2011 6:04 AM in Overclocking Share Mfusick January 3, 2011 6:31:10 PM if I right click my computer properties.. it lists Intel CoreDuo2 E8500 @3.16 / 3.17. Why would it show this? More about : windows 16ghz core2duo shows | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove kickflipper1087 January 3, 2011 10:16:29 PM Successful overclock. | Report abuse Mfusick January 4, 2011 1:30:40 PM lol | Report abuse Mfusick January 4, 2011 2:27:54 PM ok... so nothing is really wrong | Report abuse Related ressources 8GB RAM( 3.17 gb usable) Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit ... HELP - Forum 3D workstation - First Timer Step-by-Step - Forum Show me your junk! - Forum Raid 5 and Core2Duo Performance - Forum Core2duo and core2 quad - Forum Ask the community Publish kickflipper1087 January 4, 2011 7:42:42 PM I'm pretty sure he's just busting our balls, I wouldn't take his questions seriously lol At 379 posts, he should have picked up a little bit by now, so I'm assuming he's just being a smart-@#$. Good troll is good. | Report abuse apache_lives CPUs Expert January 4, 2011 8:15:57 PM 3.17 ??! you better have after-market cooling or LN2 cooling or your processor may over heat past 30ºC!!!!! Thats overclocking!!! That voids warranty!!! fdsgfgdfdsfgdfdsfds!!! | Report abuse kickflipper1087 January 5, 2011 8:34:59 PM Lol fo sho. I'd recommend Liquid Cooling for that beast! | Report abuse jsc CPUs Master Overclocking Master January 6, 2011 1:46:53 PM Hey listen. If he is seriously asking a noob question, remember, you were once all noobs - well, me too - back in the old S-100 bus days, back when building a computer meant taking soldering iron in hand. Otherwise ... | Report abuse Mfusick January 6, 2011 4:26:46 PM I was actually serious in my question looking for a technical reply that explained why this was. Even something as simple as "rounding up" But I laugh along with you anyways... I guess I was stupid to ask. | Report abuse manu 11 January 7, 2011 6:04:07 AM nothing wrong here. it is a very minor difference of clock speed. i have an e2180 @2.6 ghz and in windows i see 2.61 gh...lol | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>How come in windows my 3.16ghz core2duo shows at 3.17?> Related ressources: ForumBuilding Low Budget Core2Duo PC ForumCore2Duo overclocking guide question ForumYES! Core2Duo + AGP! ForumDual core: 1 core locking up at 100%, no process? ForumOverclock not registering in OS ForumBeginning to Now - How far have you come ? ForumUpgrade to existing? or New Built instead? ForumValue Gaming PC: intel SSD, c2duo, 4gb ram ForumHelp! $700ish for a gaming pc, don't know where to start. ForumCPU scores terribly low benchmarks Forum570 vs 670 P4 ForumShould I connect all my case fans to a PWM slot? ForumDoes the Intel I7 950 come with GUI software for overclocking? ForumHow To overclock a 800mhz? ForumHow I overclocked my Athlon II X3 445 Rana/Biostar A885G+ More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !