Closed E8500 Tags: CPUs Core Last response: December 8, 2010 8:22 PM in CPUs Share Arterus November 23, 2010 6:28:15 PM I want to know if the spec's look good. I don't know too much about cpu's but shouldn't my core speed be higher for my E8500? Please correct me if I am wrong. http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1499269 More about : e8500 Mousemonkey a b à CPUs November 23, 2010 6:31:54 PM It's called "Speedstep", when the CPU is idle the multiplier drops to x6 from x9 with a corresponding drop in frequency from 3ghz to 2ghz. Score 0 Arterus November 23, 2010 6:35:24 PM So when I'm playing a game on pc it will jump up to 3ghz? Score 0 Related resources Replacing e6600 for e8500 on MSI P965 - Forum geforce gts450 @ radeon hd 7750 for core2duo e8500 3.16?? - Forum Intel e8500 on asus p5gc-mx? - Forum E8500 bottle neck GTX 760? - Forum E6600 to E8500 or not worth it? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Mousemonkey a b à CPUs November 23, 2010 6:37:30 PM Yes, if you run CPUz and then run something like WEI you will see the CPU speed go up and down. Share Arterus November 23, 2010 6:40:23 PM Okay thanks so much for the info, I thought something was wrong with my cpu. Score 0 Mousemonkey a b à CPUs November 23, 2010 6:45:51 PM Arterus said:Okay thanks so much for the info, I thought something was wrong with my cpu. Nah, you're OK. Here's speedstep on a Q9550. Score 0 Arterus December 5, 2010 11:00:41 PM Best answer selected by Arterus. Score 0 Mousemonkey a b à CPUs December 8, 2010 8:22:27 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will a core 2 duo e8500 bottleneck the gtx 760? Forum Whats max GPU for non OC and OC core 2 duo E8500 usable on near future on a i7? Forum SolvedC2D E8500 OCing help Forum SolvedE7500 or e8500 Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Forum SolvedE5300 versus E8500 Forum SolvedMy CPU Temps risen 20 degrees after installing new CPU e8500? Normal? Forum Will this motherboard supoort c2d e8500? Forum SolvedOverclocking e8500 voltage Help Please! Forum SolvedBest card for an E8500 @ 3.8 ~ 4.0ghz Forum SolvedTPM on Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale Forum SolvedE8500 OCing: help on RAM timings Forum SolvedP5N72-T premium and E8500 Forum SolvedIs 90c too hot for my Core 2 Duo E8500? Forum SolvedE8500 temperature reaching 90 C Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !