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 131 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 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 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum2500k overclock to 4.9 question ForumI5 2500k Cooling question Forum2500k thermal compound question Forum[CPUs] i5 2500k and DDR3 RAM question ForumI5 2500k question ? ForumCore i5 2500k question Forum2500k + Mugen 2 temps question ForumStorm Scout i5 2500k overclocking question ForumPSU question for new rig - i5 2500k quad core ForumI5 2500k Question ForumSimple i5 2500k OC question ForumInstall of 2500k question ! ForumOCing 2500k Question ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumI5 2500K i over clocking question ForumI5 2500k pricing question Forum[Solved] [CPUs] i5 2500k and DDR3 RAM question Forum[Solved] Core i5 2500k question ForumPSU question for new rig - i5 2500k quad core ForumI5 2500k Question More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !