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    Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Have a PC with an E6850, a recent addition as i wanted an E6600 for another build and thought i'd upgrade my PC and use my old 6600 for the other build .
    Basicly after fiting the E6850, in the vista welcome center it says E6850 @ 3.0gig
    But in the device manager it says E6600, 2.4 - 2.4? When i check for new hardware in the device manager it doesn't change

    Is there a way to change it in the device manager, and is there a monitering program that'll work with vista 64 bit so that i can check that the bios has automaticly changed the fsb to 1333?

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???



    Anybody got any ideas!

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Perhaps you should uninstall it in device manager and reinstall it?

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Perhaps you should uninstall it in device manager and reinstall it?
    I'll go and try that and see what happens,

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Thanks lucio, it's worked
    Is there monitering SW that'll work with vista 64 that'll give me the fsb frequency?
    I'd rather leave the bios alone if i can than change it manually.

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Quote Originally Posted by MaddAussie View Post
    ITV F1.com???
    It's ok, i googled it. If that program works with vista 64 i'll download it

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Ok, next problem

    The FSB is fine, it's giving me 1333mhz
    But the CPU was only at 2 gig, thinking that was because the PC was at idle did the vista performance test and it only went up to 2.333 gig???
    Does cpuz uderestimate the cpu speed or is my cpu clock actually slower than it should be?

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Can you do a screenshot of CPUz while the CPU is fully loaded please?..
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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Core 1 86% and core 2 @ 90%




    Do they both need tobe maxed out to up the speed fully?

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    That x7 multiplier is what's up, and unless I'm mistaken is happening becuase of the power saving mode that Windows comes with. Check your BIOS to see if there's an option toturn off EIST or similar.

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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    That x7 multiplier is what's up, and unless I'm mistaken is happening becuase of the power saving mode that Windows comes with. Check your BIOS to see if there's an option toturn off EIST or similar.

    Your right
    I've always left everything in the bios to do with the CPU on auto up till now, just above the multiplier i have C.I.A.2 (intellegent accelerator). With a number of those below being locked when CIA2 is on auto, always asumed the multiplier was on auto aswell

    Cpu rating in vista jumped from 5.2 to 5.7 too!

    Thanks alot for your help
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    Re: Stange but true, 2 CPUs in 1 775 socket???

    Just hope when I get my PC sorted shortly I manage to remember all this advice I've gleaned over the last 8 months research

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