Clock speed Tags: CPUs Computer Monitors Last response: September 23, 2010 7:38 AM in CPUs Share gaby24581 September 22, 2010 10:13:31 PM i just built my computer and on my cpu usage monitor shows the clock going up and down quite a bit i have the i7 3.07 ghz processor the speed vary from 1590 up to 3000 is this normal??? More about : clock speed enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs September 23, 2010 3:05:04 AM Here's more information from the sticky about speedstep/ cool n quiet on this forum: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/284126-28-showing-cor... m 0 l Herr_Koos a b à CPUs September 23, 2010 7:32:12 AM Perfectly normal. The CPU lowers its clock speed and voltage when not under load to save power and stay cooler. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer reccy September 23, 2010 7:38:04 AM If this is a worry for you or seems odd, just go into the BIOS and disable Intel Speedstep, this will active the CPU to run at full Clock Speed and Voltage set. (Meaning you will see VERY to No Moment in the clock speeds) :-) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGtx 780 exceeding its core clock speed Forum SolvedAsus 4-Way Optimization Max Voltage and Clock Speed 24/7 Forum Solvednvidia,, My current clock speed is very very Low !! Forum SolvedHelp with Memory Interface and clock speed Forum SolvedMemory Clock Speed Problems ( AMD RADEON HD 7770 ) Forum SolvedCan you set memory clock speed to lower if the motherboard does not support it? Forum SolvedGPU Clock speed locking at idle even under load. Forum Solvedi7 4770k Temperatures stock clock speed Forum SolvedGetting 540 MHz core clock speed in 3DMark with ASUS GTX 750 Ti? Forum Solvedcan i upgrade clock speed of a LAPTOP 1.6 to higher Forum SolvedGPU clock speed basic question Forum SolvedHigher Clock Speed Means Smoother Gameplay? Forum SolvedIs it worth it to buy the model of a specific card that has the highest clock speed? Forum SolvedSTUCK at 0.75GHz clock speed HELP!!!! intel i7 4770k Forum SolvedWhy is my processor always running at maximum clock speed? Forum SolvedWhy does my GPU reach max clock speed when just watching YouTube? Forum SolvedRAM not running at the correct clock speed? (via 3DMark) Forum SolvedIs an extra 24MHz clock speed worth $25? Forum Solved7950 showing wrong gpu and memory clock speed Forum SolvedAMD 7870 driver not being read properly (sensors don't work - 0.0mhz clock speed) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !