Pentium Dual Core runs at slower speed than max Tags: CPUs Pentium Marketing Last response: September 2, 2010 11:00 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs September 2, 2010 8:08:32 PM Hello,On my E6500 CPU (marketing freq 2.933) the "real frequency" is listed by PC Wizard as 1597.... The chip runs alternately betw 2.933 and the 1597. Why? More about : pentium dual core runs slower speed max Raidur a b à CPUs September 2, 2010 9:47:22 PM That is an energy efficiency operation called Speedstep that lowers your CPU's multiplier while idle, and is completely normal. You can turn it off in the BIOS if you wish, but it doesn't effect performance. m 0 l WR2 a c 203 à CPUs September 2, 2010 11:00:03 PM Hello mudcaveman; For more information on what SpeedStep / EIST (Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology) is look at this thread: Why is my CPU not showing correct speeds? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Pentium Dual Core E6500 MAX DDR3 RAM Speed Forum why is my dual-core running slower than my single core? Forum SolvedWhy OS booting in Pentium 4 slower than Core 2 Duo system? Forum hard wired computer running slower speed test than wireless devices?!? Forum SolvedIs Pentium Dual Core higher than Core 2 Duo? Forum SolvedIs an Intel dual core 2.4ghz faster than a pentium 4: 3.2ghz? Forum Intel Core I5 2300 core speed slower than it should be Forum i5 3350P running slower than advertised speed Forum Is the Intel Pentium K Anniversary G3258 Socket 1150 Dual Core Processor (Haswell) is better than amd athlon 760k Forum Solvedwhich games cani run ony intel Pentium dual core 3.0 ghz processor 2 GB RAM 1 GB graphic card Forum Solvedwhy is my cpu always running at max core clock speed? Forum SolvedCan I run NFS most wanted 2012 on this Pentium Dual core processor 2.30GHZ 1Gb Graphics 2gb ddr2 ram Forum can i run forsa nvidia geforce 530 2gb in my asus p5g41t mlx3 motherboard and pentium dual core 3ghz proc with 2gb ram Forum Dual channel running slower than single? Forum Is an overclocked pentium 4 at 6ghz better than a dual core PC Forum IS pentium d 935 better than pentium dual core e5300? Forum $89 Pentium Dual Core that Runs at 3.2 GHz question please help me Forum An $89 Pentium Dual Core that Runs at 3.2 GHz Forum dell optiplex gx 620 running 775/ 945 dual core what do you think i can max this out to Forum Overclocking Pentium Dual-Core - RAM Speed? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !