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#1 suzi9spal

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 08:44 PM

Hello,

Recently, my computer has slowed down significantly. I first thought it might be a software issue, so I formatted the disk, and installed Windows 7 again. This did not resolve the issue. In search of the answer, I installed CPU-Z and stared at the CPU's frequency for about 2 minutes. I noticed, that the Multiplier often jumps from 20 to 8. Is this normal? And if not, how can it be fixed?

P.S. I have reset the BIOS to it's default settings

Thank you for your time,
suzi9spal

 



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 06:40 PM

power saving features can cause that. Like Intel Speedstep (google that). AMD also have a similar technology.



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Posted 22 May 2013 - 12:49 PM

What caperdog said...this system has an AMD board/processor and it happens to me....power-saving feature built-in.

 

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