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    hi ive just noticed that my laptops cpu is running @1ghz even under full load ?.Its the amd sckt 939 3800 dual core .What has gone wrong .Cpu-z and windows report the same speed
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    Re: Amd 3800+ running @1ghz

    Switch your power profile from "Max battery" to "Laptop" perhaps?
    Control Panel -> Power Option
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    Re: Amd 3800+ running @1ghz

    yup, the Laptop settings in Windows are trying to save you electricity.


    Go into Control Panel and find the Power Options.
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    Re: Amd 3800+ running @1ghz

    If you go into the advanced options in power saving you can choose the range of speeds you want the OS to throttle between so you can pick the best power/performance ratio for your needs.

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    Re: Amd 3800+ running @1ghz

    Can you turn this function of entirely in the Bios or is there no setting?

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