Your speed step is enabled. That's normal for CPU's to power down when on idle. If it feels the stress it would power up to 2.6GHz.
Ok thanks while im here what about this?
Says @ the top I should have 3.xx at system startup but I also see 3.25 gb in the control panel -> system window and I have 4 gb. This is due to what the bios manual says or the fact that I have 32 bit version of os.