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 251 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 SolvedAM2 socket CPU upgrade Forum SolvedCPU idling at 65c max temp, am I fine to use it until I get my CPU Cooler I ordered? Forum SolvedIf I buy a locked cpu am I severly limiting myself? Forum SolvedAM2+ CPU on AM2 CPU socket (M2N68-am se2 motherboard) Forum SolvedI have a i7 4770k CPU but i am only getting 800.10 MHZ. Forum SolvedCan someone confirm if this OC is running ok or am i going to break something? Forum SolvedWhat sort of bottleneck am i looking at with this CPU and GPU pairing? Forum SolvedI am wanting to get a x99 motherboard, what are the best CPU options Forum SolvedWould a MSi 760-GMA P34 AM3+ Motherboard need a bios 'flash' if it is using the FX 6300 CPU? Forum SolvedCan a AM3 CPU work in a AM3 socket? Forum SolvedMotherboard support Socket AM3 125watt CPU? Forum SolvedAm i CPU limited? Forum SolvedCan both DDR2 & DDR3 ram be used together with an AM3 cpu on an ASRock 960GC-GS FX motherboard? Forum SolvedDo i need an Aftermarket CPU Cooler for my i5-4690 if i am not overclocking? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !