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 160 à CPUs May 6, 2010 10:12:09 PM Ya mean like this ? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpeedStep 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 Related resources Computer is breaking , can I get some help? - Forum Breaking news: K10 benches leaked from Tunisia - Forum Breaking - AMD Warns! - Forum Dell XPS always breaking down - Forum Breaking in a AMD Mobile 2400 any suggestions. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shawn157 May 6, 2010 10:17:30 PM I have it disabled in BIOS..... 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? shawn157 May 6, 2010 10:25:29 PM No I have a different cooler.... what temp will it throttle down at? 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. 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. shawn157 May 7, 2010 12:15:38 AM It throttles down at like 55 and power setting is right. shawn157 May 7, 2010 1:07:07 AM Best answer selected by shawn157. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSteve Jobs dead at 56-It's true breaking news Sad ForumCONNECTING TUBING FOR WATER COOLING WITHOUT BREAKING STUFF ForumLaptop HDD keeps breaking down ForumMusic breaking up ForumHDD breaking down or? Forum" Breaking " the 4850.... ForumUPDATE!!! ATI R600, X2900XTX - I'M BREAKING MY NDA NOW! ForumPSU Help ForumSudden CPU Heat ForumCore i5 660 CPU + Intel H57 Media series board Forum[Solved] The CPU critical temperature of phenom 920 ForumCPU failure? Forum[Solved] How to allocate more CPU and RAM to a single process Forum[Solved] Faster RAM = better CPU overclock? ForumIntel CPU series difference More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !