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Cpu freq to high?

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July 30, 2009 6:03:22 PM

Was looking around on forums here decided to dl cpuz / gpuz. I loaded the program and realized it read single channel. So i fixed the ram (turned out the ram was in the wrong slot). Then i re ran cpuz and now it says dual channel like its suppose to.

I reran the validator on cpuz
(http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=627732) i think this link should work.
Says the cpu freq is "Freq : 803.65 MHz (200.91 * 4)" with the 803.65 MHz in red text. Could someone steer me in to the right direction as to what this means. Is that something i need to worry about or can i adjust something?

It wasnt red before i switched the ram if i remember right.

I looked on their site and the few links it found that explained how to read it (for an older verson that didnt have cpu freq on the program)

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July 30, 2009 6:10:48 PM

bd26 said:
Was looking around on forums here decided to dl cpuz / gpuz. I loaded the program and realized it read single channel. So i fixed the ram (turned out the ram was in the wrong slot). Then i re ran cpuz and now it says dual channel like its suppose to.

I reran the validator on cpuz
(http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=627732) i think this link should work.
Says the cpu freq is "Freq : 803.65 MHz (200.91 * 4)" with the 803.65 MHz in red text. Could someone steer me in to the right direction as to what this means. Is that something i need to worry about or can i adjust something?

It wasnt red before i switched the ram if i remember right.

I looked on their site and the few links it found that explained how to read it (for an older verson that didnt have cpu freq on the program)


Well whats the CPU?
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July 30, 2009 6:17:00 PM

fpsdominator said:
Well whats the CPU?


Ill just paste the info in link here.

CPU Arch : 1 CPU - 4 Cores - 4 Threads
CPU PSN : AMD Phenom II X4 955 Processor
CPU EXT : MMX(+) 3DNow!(+) SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSE4A x86-64
CPUID : F.4.2 / Extended : 10.4
CPU Cache : L1 : 4 x 64 / 4 x 64 KB - L2 : 4 x 512 KB
CPU Cache : L3 : 6144 KB
Core : Deneb (45 nm) / Stepping : RB-C2
Freq : 803.65 MHz (200.91 * 4)

MB Brand : Gigabyte
MB Model : GA-MA790XT-UD4P
NB : AMD 790X rev 00
SB : ATI SB750 rev 00
GPU Type : Radeon HD 4890
GPU Clocks : Core 240 MHz / RAM 975 MHz
DirectX Version : 10.0

RAM : 4096 MB DDR3 Dual Channel
RAM Speed : 535.8 MHz (3:8) @ 7-7-7-20
Slot 1 : 2048MB (8500)
Slot 1 Manufacturer : Corsair
Slot 2 : 2048MB (8500)
Slot 2 Manufacturer : Corsair
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July 30, 2009 6:29:50 PM

After looking around more seems its actully very low not even half of what alot of others are.
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July 30, 2009 8:00:15 PM

It's called AMD Cool 'n Quiet, when the system is in a idle state or a low cpu consuming application it will underclock itself for :
1. Less heat production
2. Less Energy Consumption
You can turn it off in the BIOS if it bothers you, but I wouldn't know why.
It could also be a specific core which isnt in use and therefore underclocked, no need to worry about it if everything runs smooth.
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