Smbios wrong? Tags: CPUs Pentium Extension Last response: December 28, 2012 2:16 AM in CPUs Share damike December 28, 2012 1:05:36 AM just wonderin how come pentium 4 cpu (socket 478 at 2.53 ghz) shows through the smbios that can run as fast as 3060mhz and has hyperthreadign...both of which i know is not possible Dmidecode on linux reads this: Processor Information Socket Designation: Microprocessor Type: Central Processor Family: Pentium 4 Manufacturer: Intel ID: 27 0F 00 00 FF FB EB BF Signature: Type 0, Family 15, Model 2, Stepping 7 Flags: FPU (Floating-point unit on-chip) VME (Virtual mode extension) DE (Debugging extension) PSE (Page size extension) TSC (Time stamp counter) MSR (Model specific registers) PAE (Physical address extension) MCE (Machine check exception) CX8 (CMPXCHG8 instruction supported) APIC (On-chip APIC hardware supported) SEP (Fast system call) MTRR (Memory type range registers) PGE (Page global enable) MCA (Machine check architecture) CMOV (Conditional move instruction supported) PAT (Page attribute table) PSE-36 (36-bit page size extension) CLFSH (CLFLUSH instruction supported) DS (Debug store) ACPI (ACPI supported) MMX (MMX technology supported) FXSR (Fast floating-point save and restore) SSE (Streaming SIMD extensions) SSE2 (Streaming SIMD extensions 2) SS (Self-snoop) HTT (Hyper-threading technology) TM (Thermal monitor supported) PBE (Pending break enabled) Version: Not Specified Voltage: 1.2 V External Clock: 533 MHz Max Speed: 3060 MHz Current Speed: 2533 MHz Status: Populated, Enabled Upgrade: ZIF Socket L1 Cache Handle: 0x0700 L2 Cache Handle: 0x0701 L3 Cache Handle: Not Provided More about : smbios wrong popatim a c 131 à CPUs December 28, 2012 1:39:29 AM Type 0, Family 15, Model 2, Stepping 7 Indicates a northwood B core whos maximum cpu was the 3.06 which did include HT. Have you ever removed the heatsink to see exactly what model cpu you have? I'm not sure if that showing you the best possible or what you have so maybe you do have the 3.06HT P4... damike December 28, 2012 2:16:05 AM I just did because i was doubting myself too, I am a 100% sure it is a pentium 4 2.53 ghz. lol i guess dell fails at inputting the smbios Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCrossfirex 6950 bsod when launching games ForumWest digital wd3200avjs hard drive is wacko! ForumMy computer shuts down by itself after upgrading ForumComputer overheats when playing Crysis 2 Maximum Edition ForumComputer won't turn on with new proccessor? ForumGTX 670 running at x8 instead of x16 ForumPlease help: Inexplicable restarts ForumFX 4100 - 4 Cores become 2? :S ForumSound cards query ForumPC Not Utilizing all my RAM ForumHP DV8T 1000 - Keeps on shutting down and restarting at startup! ForumGateway FX 6800-01e BIOS Update from Gateway Unsupported ForumWindows 7 Pro 64bit unexpected crashes ForumGood system, but very low FPS on SC2! ForumDelayed write failed ForumBlack screen! ForumFallout New Vegas LAGS ALOT Very Choppy ForumNeed Solution ForumCPU Support ForumIs this compatible? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !