Question about Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz Processor
RAN CPU-Z, INTEL’S UTILITY I.D, THEY SAY MY INTEL DUAL CORE 1.5 GHZ [ CODE NAME, MEROM] IS RUNNING @ 997MHZ INSTEAD OF 1497 OR SO. THEY SHOW THE MULTIPLIER IS SET @ 6X BUS SPEED IS 166MHZ. MULTIPLY THOSE TWO & YOU GET 997MHZ. INTEL SAYS THE MULTIPLIER IS SUPPOSE TO RUN @ 9X THE 166 BUS SPEED TO ACHIEVE THE 1500MHZ.
SONY SUPPORT KEPT MAKING UP EXCUSES WHY IT WASN’T RUNNING @ 1.5GHZ. HE SAID BASICALLY IT THROTTLES DOWN UNTIL MORE POWER IS NEEDED. I NEVER READ THIS ANYWHERE EXCEPT ON NEWER PENRYN-BASED INTEL CPU’S THEY THROTTLE DOWN THRU SOME MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. BUT THIS IS A 1ST GENERATION DUAL-CORE. ANYWAY I DID WHAT HE SUGGESTED & RAN A DVD + A GAME & OPENED UP S OME OTHER PROGRAMS TO OVERLOAD THE CPU & EVEN THEN IT STAYED SHOWING 997 MHZ. I’M ALMOST SURE THE GUY WAS LOST & MAKING UP THINGS AS HE WENT ALONG.
HOW DO I ACCESS THE BIOS TO CHANGE THE MULTIPLIER SETTING? PLEASE HELP I FEEL LIKE I’VE BEEN RIPPED OFF/ SWINDLED OUT OF $700 WHOEVER HEARD OF A 997MHZ DUAL – CORE ?
Ok first of all can I have the model of the unit? secondly usually when you first boot up the computer you can hit delete to enter the bios setup. Now unfortunately you have to hope that the multiplier is in the bios. Sometimes it is a jumper located on the actual motherboard. Once I get your model number I can assist you further. Try that first once in the bios look around to see what you can find. Also you can change it in power management in control panel. But they are probably correct most laptops do bump up the speed automatically. This helps to conserve power. Which you would want with your laptop.
Hope this helps.
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