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Do i have a auto overclocking problem?

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August 24, 2011 10:36:39 AM

Hi everyone,
I recently built my new pc. Since i built it i have tried to use Asus' built in auto overclocking feature.

upon rebooting i got the message that my processor speed had jumped up 30%

(i have a core i7 2600k (3.4ghz)and a Asus pz68v-pro mobo)
When i then viewed the cpu frequency information in the asus program the mhz had dropped from arount 3400 to about 1600mhz x100.3

I then reset the cmos jumper and rebooted and the mhz frequency was the same! i then downloaded cpu-id Z program and the program reports that i do have a core 0 clock speed of 1600mhz
i can't see why the system is reporting my cpu speed to be around half of what it is! i have also tried to reset the bios setting and undo the overclocking settings but it still comes up as the same speed.

I then ran the windows experience index and my processor score had jumped from a 7.6 to a 7.7

I had cpuZ open at the same time, and during the testing of the components the speed did go up to about 3.8ghz

is there a problem with my mobo or is this some sort of noob error?


ps: i didnt manually adjust any settings

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August 24, 2011 12:03:14 PM

Under auto all system will drop speed and voltage, because c1E/ eist still active or enabled.
Your mobo normal and fine ..
If you want overclock with safelly, read this guide .. (Its good and great guide for you )
August 31, 2011 7:12:20 AM

thanks, i did do some more searching on the net and found the same answer, it just worried me at the time.

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August 31, 2011 10:59:59 AM

No worry about it