CPU Underclocking itself Tags: CPUs Phenom ASrock Motherboards Last response: October 10, 2012 1:48 PM in CPUs Share BuddiLuva a b à CPUs September 29, 2012 2:05:55 PM Hi guys I have the Phenom 965 BE with an ASRock 970 Extreme 3 motherboard. Recently i overclocked my cpu to 3.8Ghz (19x) and noticed the CPU clock would drop suddenly on CPU-Z So i have gone back to the BIOS and reset everything to defaults however it seems to still be causing this problem. Every 10 or so seconds the clocks will drop for a split second and jump back up. Any Ideas http://i47.tinypic.com/cowtg.jpg http://i47.tinypic.com/fszld.jpg http://i48.tinypic.com/elcvo9.jpg More about : cpu underclocking jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs a b V Motherboard September 29, 2012 3:31:46 PM If you didn't disable Cool 'n' quiet then it will do that. BuddiLuva a b à CPUs September 29, 2012 4:04:24 PM jay_nar2012 said:If you didn't disable Cool 'n' quiet then it will do that. Even with Cool n Quiet disabled, even with C1E disabled it still does it. I can't seem to figure out why Not to mention it does this at full load not when idle Related resources CPU underclocking itself - Forum Cpu is not underclocking itself - Forum CPU under-clocking itself? - Forum CPU underclocking itself? - Forum CPU underclocking itself - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jitpublisher a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard September 29, 2012 4:08:24 PM Could be the thermal protection kicking it down because it is getting too hot. jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs a b V Motherboard September 29, 2012 4:08:55 PM It could be overheating, check your temps.. BuddiLuva a b à CPUs September 29, 2012 4:25:17 PM Temps are fine, hardly hitting 59c on Prime 95 Full load don250r October 1, 2012 5:02:43 AM does it downclock while idle looking @ the desktop? BuddiLuva a b à CPUs October 5, 2012 7:21:30 PM don250r said:does it downclock while idle looking @ the desktop? Yes, but much less often. However I recently downloaded AMD Overdrive and that doesn't show any drops at all? Maybe CPU-Z is just giving faulty readings? marshal11 a b à CPUs October 5, 2012 8:43:32 PM usually CPU-Z is dead on. i would suggest that AMD overdrive was giving false readings over CPU-Z. that certainly is strange. maybe it has something to do with your motherboard? i really don't know. EDIT: i also noticed that the multiplier is set to x17. not x19. try checking your BIOS again and make sure cool 'n' quiet is disabled. if it is, enable it, boot, shut down, disable it and boot. don250r October 6, 2012 11:07:47 AM the reason i ask is my i3-2100 downclocks itself, not matter what settings i have in the BIOS. speedstep disabled, C1E disabled, CPU power management disabled, even the windows power setting moved from balanced to high performance BuddiLuva a b à CPUs October 6, 2012 3:53:01 PM marshal11 said:usually CPU-Z is dead on. i would suggest that AMD overdrive was giving false readings over CPU-Z. that certainly is strange. maybe it has something to do with your motherboard? i really don't know. EDIT: i also noticed that the multiplier is set to x17. not x19. try checking your BIOS again and make sure cool 'n' quiet is disabled. if it is, enable it, boot, shut down, disable it and boot. Sorry that was images from when i set everything back to default http://i46.tinypic.com/291nzmo.jpg http://i50.tinypic.com/10fdstf.jpg Here are the the images with it overclocked, I have tried disabling and enabling CnQ a great amount of times, I'm just lost now BuddiLuva a b à CPUs October 10, 2012 1:48:00 PM I have also installed AMD Overdrive which do not show any drops at all So i thought maybe CPU-Z is wrong. So i decided to install a previous version of CPU-Z which is like AMD Overdrive, it didn't show any sort of drops The latest CPU-Z faulty reading maybe? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources GA-73PVM-S2H - cpu is underclocking itself? Forum CPU underclocking itself! Forum CPU underclocked itself and running at 59% peak in task manager. Forum SolvedGPU "underclocking" itself in Unigine Heaven. Forum CPU Underclocks itself (EIST and C1E Disabled) Forum SolvedMSI R9 270x Underclocking Itself Forum Solvedi5-3470 underclocking itself at 65*C Forum My GTX 860M keeps underclocking itself Forum Framerate Drops Due To GPU Underclocking Itself Forum GPU Underclocking Itself When Playing Games Forum My graphics card underclocking itself Forum GTX 560 Ti constantly underclocking itself? Forum Fx-6100 underclocking itself Forum Underclocking itself, normal? Forum My graphics card is underclocking itself Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !