Solved I7 2700K speed drops to 1.6 GHZ Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Last response: July 20, 2012 12:52 PM in CPUs Share minanasery July 20, 2012 12:20:35 PM Hi, I want to ask about something , it's really annoying me because i don't know why it happens everytime i turn on my pc firt my components are : PSU : Corsair TX750 Bronze Processor : Intel I7 2700k Processor COOLER : Noctua NH-U9D GPU : Gigabyte GTX 670 Windforce Edition Memory : 4GB X 4 DDR3 RAM (@1600 Mhz ) HDD : Western Digital 500 GB my problem is the normal speed of cpu is to be run @ 3.5 GHZ, and it dedicates it on the bios...so after i enter to the windows , it still 3.5 GHZ till a short while , then drops to 1600 MHZ is that normal ? if not , what to do then ?! Thx ALOT !! Best Regards More about : 2700k speed drops ghz evilsooty July 20, 2012 12:24:24 PM Does it go up again after you run a demanding program? My i7 860 throttles the CPU down to under 2GHz when it doesn't need the power and automatically increases the clock speeds to the maximum of whatever you set when it needs it. m 0 l Best solution 4Ryan6 a c 99 à CPUs July 20, 2012 12:42:51 PM minanasery said:is that normal ? if not , what to do then ?! Thx ALOT !! Best Regards Yes, it's normal operation of the CPU. Share Related resources i7 2700k multiplier won't go past 4.4 GHz (HELP) - Forum Does i7 2700k support PCI Express 3.0 x16/GTX 670? - Forum WTS *USED* Gaming tower I7 2700k 16gb Ram GTX 680 - Forum I just OCd my I7 2700K it's staying on 2.7GHz idle? - Forum i7 2700k @ 4.5ghz - 70c with water?? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer minanasery July 20, 2012 12:51:23 PM demanding apps like what ?? ex. games ?? m 0 l minanasery July 20, 2012 12:52:36 PM Best answer selected by minanasery. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources i7 2700k 4.9ghz vs 5ghz Forum I7 - 2700k OC @4.5Ghz Help! Forum Solvedi-3 2.40 ghz vs. i-5 1.6ghz speed Forum Solvedi7 720QM 1.6GHZ vs i5 4670K 3.4GHZ Forum How many GHz - i7 2700k + H80 Forum FOR SALE I7 2700K OVERCLOCKED @ 5.0GHZ WATERCOOLED GAMING PC Forum SolvedHey Guys! i have i7 2600 non K and 16GB RAM, but still my pc speed is like P4. how can i speed up my pc? Forum SolvedSTUCK at 0.75GHz clock speed HELP!!!! intel i7 4770k Forum SolvedHow to set the i7 4771 to always run at 3.9 ghz ie turbo boost speed. Forum Is 1.6Ghz speed of i5(4th gen.) fast enough for Gaming ?? Forum Solvedi7 4500u (Haswell) promised 3Ghz but showing max speed 2.39 Ghz in Windows 8 Forum SolvedWhich is better among intel i5 processor with 2.8GHz and i7 with 1.6Gh Forum SolvedCore i5 3.2 ghz better or core i7 1.6 ghz? Forum SolvedCore i7 720 qm vs i5 450m (1.6Ghz vs 2.4Ghz) Forum Solved1.6 GHZ core i7 vs 2.26 GHZ core i5 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !