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 E8500 vs G3258 - Forum intel core 2 duo e8500 for bf3 - Forum E8500 Bottleneck Gtx650? - Forum Intel core2duo e8500 for gaming - Forum Whats max GPU for non OC and OC core 2 duo E8500 usable on near future on a i7? - 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 SolvedWill this motherboard supoort c2d e8500? Forum SolvedReplacing e6600 for e8500 on MSI P965 Forum Solvedgeforce gts450 @ radeon hd 7750 for core2duo e8500 3.16?? Forum SolvedIntel e8500 on asus p5gc-mx? Forum SolvedE8500 bottle neck GTX 760? Forum Upgrade from LGA775, E8500 Forum SolvedE6600 to E8500 or not worth it? Forum E8500 to G620? Forum can radeon hd 1gb 7750 ddr5 + core2duo e8500 + 4gb ram can play bf4 , cod ghosts at high or ultra at 30-35 fps ? Forum SolvedC2D E8500 OCing help Forum SolvedE7500 or e8500 Forum SolvedE5300 versus E8500 Forum SolvedMy CPU Temps risen 20 degrees after installing new CPU e8500? Normal? Forum Will a core 2 duo e8500 bottleneck the gtx 760? Forum SolvedOverclocking e8500 voltage Help Please! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !