Question of 2500k Tags: CPUs Last response: May 2, 2012 3:56 AM in CPUs Share joeferral May 1, 2012 9:37:31 PM i got a 2500k, with giga-z68x-ud3h-b3 mbd. i oc it to 4.6ghz under 1.33v, load line 5, and all others are auto. it's quite stable. however, i got something wired. i am in ubuntu 10.4 64 bit system, kernel 3.3.1. sudo dmidecode -t 4 command will provide me information about this cpu. and following is what i got: # dmidecode 2.9 SMBIOS 2.4 present. Handle 0x0004, DMI type 4, 35 bytes Processor Information Socket Designation: Socket 1155 Type: Central Processor Family: Other Manufacturer: Intel ID: A7 06 02 00 FF FB EB BF Version: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU Voltage: 1.0 V External Clock: 100 MHz Max Speed: 4000 MHz Current Speed: 4600 MHz Status: Populated, Enabled Upgrade: Socket 478 L1 Cache Handle: 0x000A L2 Cache Handle: 0x000B L3 Cache Handle: Not Provided Serial Number: Asset Tag: Part Number: it's quite strange there is no L3 cache, and max speed is 4000Mhz. any idea of it? thanks a lot. More about : question 2500k popatim a c 149 à CPUs May 2, 2012 2:50:51 AM max speed is probably max turbo speed which is set in the bios. Obviously you've bypassed that. LOL Otherwise I think linux needs to catch up with the i5 m 0 l joeferral May 2, 2012 3:44:13 AM i think i disabled turbo, and kernel is very recent stable one, less than a month. it should support i cpu pretty good. popatim said:max speed is probably max turbo speed which is set in the bios. Obviously you've bypassed that. LOL Otherwise I think linux needs to catch up with the i5 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aicom May 2, 2012 3:56:16 AM Might be a BIOS bug since that tool is getting data from DMI. Try updating it and check again. It's probably not affecting your performance at all however. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI5 2500k performace question Forum Upgrading question, OC on i5 2500k and a new GPU for Full HD gaming Forum Solved2500k overclock to 4.9 question Forum SolvedQuick 2500k overclocking question. Forum SolvedI5 2500k temp vs performance question Forum SolvedI5 2500k @3.30ghz temperature question. Forum SolvedStock Cooler i5 2500k Question Forum SolvedOCing 2500k Question Forum SolvedIntel i5 2500k with P8p67 overclocking question Forum SolvedQuestion about i5 2500k Forum Solved2500K, stock cooler, mild OC, questions... Forum Another Bottleneck Question - i5 2500k, GTX 780 Forum i5 2500k + ASRock z68 pro 3 - New to overclocking some questions. Forum I5 2500k question? Forum I5 2500k Cooling question Forum 2500k + Mugen 2 temps question Forum P67 Pro3 +2500k - voltages question Forum I5 2500k temperature question Forum I5 2500K question I can't find the answer to Forum Simple i5 2500k OC question Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !