Solved Am I Breaking My CPU Tags: CPUs Stress Test Last response: May 7, 2010 1:07 AM in CPUs Share shawn157 May 6, 2010 10:02:13 PM Whenever I OC and run a stress test, my cpu will run at the speed i set it at.... it then randomly drops down to 852mhz for a few seconds and then goes back up to the normal. More about : breaking cpu JackNaylorPE a c 213 à CPUs May 6, 2010 10:12:09 PM Ya mean like this ? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpeedStep m 0 l saaiello a c 133 à CPUs May 6, 2010 10:13:48 PM That is cool N quiet I am guessing its an AMD CPU. Google it m 0 l Related resources I think my CPU is breaking my PSU. - Forum Scared that I pushed my CPU over the breaking point - Forum Upgrading CPU, on old mobo, without breaking the bank. - Forum help me understand: Breaking down CPU options. - Forum CPU damaged or breaking?.. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shawn157 May 6, 2010 10:17:30 PM I have it disabled in BIOS..... m 0 l saaiello a c 133 à CPUs May 6, 2010 10:22:34 PM Then check your Temps if it gets to hot it will throttle it down to 800 mhz or 852 in your case since it is overclocked. Use real temp or core temp to see how hot your CPU is getting. Are you overclocking on stock heatsink? m 0 l shawn157 May 6, 2010 10:25:29 PM No I have a different cooler.... what temp will it throttle down at? m 0 l Best solution saaiello a c 133 à CPUs May 6, 2010 11:53:25 PM Whatever it is set in the bios to throttle at usually around 80 or 90 it will throttle. Share loneninja a c 83 à CPUs May 6, 2010 11:59:11 PM You need power saving features disabled in Vista/Win7 in some cases along with turning cool n quiet off in the bios for it to actually turn off. m 0 l shawn157 May 7, 2010 12:15:38 AM It throttles down at like 55 and power setting is right. m 0 l shawn157 May 7, 2010 1:07:07 AM Best answer selected by shawn157. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI am a teenager looking to break into the gaming PC world! I've been reading up parts but I'm actually pretty clueless when it Forum SolvedCan someone confirm if this OC is running ok or am i going to break something? Forum SolvedCan AM2+/AM3 CPU run on AM2 mobo? Forum SolvedIS There any Cheap CPU that works with a AM3/AM3+ motherboard Forum SolvedAM3+ CPU Cooler Forum SolvedHow can an am3 cpu fit onto an am3+ motherboard Forum SolvedGaming AM3+ CPU suggested for Nvidia video card GTX 650 1gb? Forum SolvedDid I break my CPU? Forum Solvedam looking at getting the Cooler Master V8 GTS for my cpu Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU? Easy to Upgrade? Best CPU for AM3+? Forum SolvedCan I use an amd3 cooler on an am3+ cpu? Forum SolvedOld Am2+ CPU question. Forum SolvedAMD cpu next generation AM3+ Forum Solved20$ Am3+ cpu cooler Forum Solvedbest budget am3 CPU cooler Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !