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Checking cpu speeds

  1. #11


    Posts : 14
    windows 7 and 8


    caperjack............... sometimes are you not courious to see if ya got what you paid for ??? or if your system is doing what it is supposed to???? I thot a lot of people think cpu speed is important??? sure does cost a lot more for what they claim is a faster cpu ???

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  2. #12


    Posts : 406
    W10 Pro X64


    wingman, are you wanting to overclock it? Fill in all your system specs and I will help you.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 14
    windows 7 and 8


    no, I do not wish to overclock it....... my specs for I5 4200u 1.60 has turbo of 2.29 I can only get it to run 1.58 which is ok, but cant get it to go any higher, I am even runningWprime 290 and still no increase in speed
    Spectrw 13t-3000 laptop.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 406
    W10 Pro X64


    okay, I understand. Could be settings in your bios for turbo
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  5. #15


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by wingman1800 View Post
    caperjack............... sometimes are you not courious to see if ya got what you paid for ??? or if your system is doing what it is supposed to???? I thot a lot of people think cpu speed is important??? sure does cost a lot more for what they claim is a faster cpu ???
    I under stant now what you mean now, nope curious at all got a new system last christmas ,built it ,turned it on ,installed windows 8 ,and said WOW,and that was it ,it still wowes me with it speed ,just doing basic functions
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