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What is the purpose of laptop OEM RAM clock speed being faster than CPU maximum?

There are already a few questions about people looking to upgrade their RAM to something faster than the CPU or motherboard supports (e.g., this or this), and it seems that the RAM will always be ...
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CPU works louder when I am plugging my laptop in

I noticed that my CPU works louder when I am plugging my laptop in. I am using an HWMonitor Version 1.40.0 Driver version 148 to check my status of CPU. I am worried that my laptop can be damaged ...
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Windows 10 1809 - Clock Speed Stuck at 0.40 Ghz

lately my laptop clockspeed is stuck at 0.40 ghz that turned me lagging so bad , i dont know why but it only happen sometimes , like when im booting up my pc it 3ghz-2ghz until about 10 minutes and it ...
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Does spread spectrum clocking degrade a CPU's performance and cause it to operate at higher temperatures?

Does spread spectrum clocking cause a CPU to operate at higher temperatures? If so, why? Spread spectrum clocking minutely varies a CPU's clock speed to spread out RFI to meet FCC and EU guidelines. ...
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Why are motherboards still using 100Mhz clock speed?

We regularly see CPU / GPU / RAM / Monitors / etc. frequency increase, while motherboards are still at 100MHz. Why? I may be misunderstanding how it works, but wouldn't the system as a whole benefit ...
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The Silicon Lottery

While reading about overclocking processors and GPU I came across the term 'silicon lottery'. On trying to find out its meaning I was able to understand that it is related to being able to overclock ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 530S - Heavy throttling making CPU stuck at 1.58GHz clock speed - Any solutions?

I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad 530S, which has i5 8250U CPU and MX150 GPU. Whenever I play a game such as Forza Horizon 3, the CPU clock starts with 3.38GHz, which is the maximum clock speed possible. ...
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Desktop RAM Configuration [duplicate]

I have intel DH61WW board on my PC has one ADATA DDR34GB ram with clock speed of (max band width is 800 when checked through cpu-z). I am planning to buy another 4gb DDR3 ram with clock speed of ...
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Wrong memory speed with Supermicro X11SAE

I have a PC with a Supermicro X11SAE, one Samsung M391A2K43BB1-CRC memory module and a Xeon E3-1230 v5 CPU. According to the datasheet, the memory module should run at 1200 MHz (DDR4-2400). CPU-Z (...
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why motherboard wires started to work as antennas in higher clock rates, these wires

i read this article about CPU part of article say : As the processor clock signal became very high, one problem showed up. The motherboard where the processor is installed could not work using the ...
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How does BCLK work in regards to “overclocking” non K Intel CPU's

I have an Intel i7 8700 with a Base Clock Rate of 3.2Ghz. I'm researching options for OC'ing non K CPU's and came across BCLK or base clock rate a lot. I know its related to multiplying/increasing ...
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What about installing 2 Memory module pairs of same size but different clock-speed?

I know there are questions about installing RAM memory modules of different sizes, but I have now a different situation I didn't have before, and I can't find any information about it. My motherboard ...
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Cpu Type vs Cpu clock [closed]

I have 2 laptops and 1 is older cpu but higher clock rate and another one is more modern cpu but lower clock so which one would generally have a better performance? first laptop: Celeron 2.16 Ghz ...
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Overheating with h100i v2

I'm overclocking the i5-8600k at 4.8ghz 1.37v, the voltage seems high to what I'm seeing online but its the lowest I can get without Prime95 failing. Anyway, with the h100iv2 set to performance I'm ...
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Random GPU frequency clock spikes cause FPS drops / lag / stuttering

after testing some games (PUBG, Rocket League, GTA V, Rust, Total War Warhammer, Ark) I noticed that I get random GPU frequency core spikes from 1920Mhz to 1520Mhz, this result in stuttering and lag. ...
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Threads (versus cores) and rated CPU clock speed, what is the effect?

If my CPU is rated at 2GHz, and has 4 cores supporting 8 threads, are all 8 threads running at the rated clock speed? Or are they running at 1GHz each since there are twice as many threads as cores?
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Dual-channel Mismatching RAM Capacity [duplicate]

I recently bought a new gaming laptop that comes with a single Ripjaws 16Gb stick. I've heard that having dual channel memory can actually boost your performance by about 7% or higher. I'm thinking ...
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What is meant by, “saving clock cycles could make a substantial difference in execution time”?

The following text is discussing the historical development of UNIX: The next important milestone was the rewriting of UNIX in the programming language C. This was an unheard-of strategy at the ...
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Motherboard with FSB faster than RAM support?

now I'm struggling to understand how and why is it possible to have a motherboard with higher clock speed for FSB (800/1066/1333 MHz) and supporting only a DDR2 architecture with a maximum of (800 Mhz)...
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Asus Republic of Gamers 0.75 Ghz speed

I am having troubles with this laptop it runs very slow at 0.75 Ghz. Windows 10 64bit with all drivers updated. The power plan of Windows already been set to 100% for both minimum and maximum ...
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What are highest clock frequencies for consumer CPU achieved with extreme cooling? [closed]

I just read how the new AMD 7th-gen SoCs can be stably overclocked to 4.8 GHz and was reminded of the 5GHz project, which got a Pentium 4 to a 5225 MHz frequency - more than a decade ago. Since then ...
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GPU clocks fixed at minimum

I have an Asus Nvidia Geforce GTX 550TI In my system. For some reason, a short time after booting up my PC it's clock rates will drop to their minimums regardless of the load on the card. For ...
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CPU running at low speed

I'm using Dell Inspiron 15R N5110, which has Intel Core I7 2630QM. I recently installed Windows 7 SP1, uninstalling Windows 10. I ran Windows Experience Index and CPU-Z: and my CPU rating is ...
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What is “Maximum Frequency”, why is it above 100% most of the time, and why is it so high when it should basically be idle?

Image of CPU according to WRM and Task Manager: The above image is what WRM reports my Max Frequency to be of my CPU. Why is it so high, and also why is the Speed on task manager higher than the 3....
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Is RAM speed relevant for copy tasks in Excel?

I am often working with Excel and notice that when I copy and paste large amounts of data from one spreadsheet to the other (especially after the data is filtered), this operation is executed very ...
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CPU Clock not precise?

I have an AMD FX-6300 CPU, non-overclocked. I have all power saving features such as C1E turned off in the BIOS. I have also disabled turbo-boost. At stock settings, this CPU should run at 3500Mhz(3....
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How do I make a virtual machine with non-standard speed of time (timescale)?

I think it should be technically possible, but I don't know of any ways to do this in already existing software. What I mean — the "hardware" clock in the VM should be able to run at different speeds,...
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Why do we need a CPU clock [closed]

I'm very confused regarding the working of a cpu clock.The following questions arise in my mind-What is the need of a clock in a cpu ? What does synchronization mean in context of working of a cpu ? ...
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How does physical distance between processor and memory/cache affect data transfer speeds

The L1 cache is situated inside the cpu to speed up the process of data access but since electrical signals travel at the speed of light(almost constant) which is blazingly fast then how does distance ...
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Windows 10 task manager CPU clock speed exceeds displayed maximum clock speed?

So in the windows task manager, in the performance tab, there's data concerning current clock speed and beside it is stated "maximum speed". Maximum speed is stated 2.00 GHz, which is correct as per ...
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How are clock rate measured and what does it mean?

After some Wiki researches about clock rate, I find two question: What does a cycle mean? How does a cycle affect the processing speed? Sorry for being a noob.... But really hope someone can answer ...
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What's the right choice to run a cooler Cpu (quiter laptop)?

Assuming that on the same laptop with an intel "i-series" processor I could have exactly the same workload, in order to achieve the lowest cpu temperatures it would be better: Higher CPU clock speed, ...
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How can I choose the right memory Mhz size in the light of the motherboard's and CPU's MHz? [closed]

I'm planning to build a PC: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC DDR3 2400Mhz(OC) motherboard http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4967#ov Intel Core i7-4790K Processor DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600 at ...
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What factors other than clock speed influence the performance of a CPU? [duplicate]

Having seen various people test powerful emulators on their computers, I have come to surprise hearing about how one CPU can have triple the clock speed but still have worse single-threaded ...
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Are Intel Processors' GHz really matter? [duplicate]

It has been confusing me for a long time. Say, an Intel 4th Gen dual-core i5-4200U which clocks at 1.6 GHz and up to 2.6 GHz and an Intel 4th Gen dual-core i3-4160 which clocks at 3.6 GHz. As I see ...
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Why is the i7-5960x only 3.0Ghz, while the i7-5930k is 3.5Ghz?

Why is the i7-5960x only 3.0Ghz, while the i7-5930k is 3.5Ghz? I was really looking forward to the 8-core intel i7, until I saw the stock clock speed was lower than it's 6-core counter part. Is there ...
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Best factor for determining the bettering of CPU [duplicate]

First of all, if my English is not good please pardon me. Now the problem; when comparing many CPUs with each other, which factor is the best one? For example, there are many various types, like, ...
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Laptop clock speed too high

My Laptop clock speed is permanently higher than it should be. I have an Intel i7-3632QM clocked at 2.2GHz, but it is permamently clocking around 3GHz. I was wondering whether this why this might be, ...
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How does Intel Turbo Boost work?

I just got a new Intel CPU, and the specifications say 3.5GHz but with turbo boost to 3.9GHz. What does Intel Turbo Boost do? From the description it sounds like they are saying "The road's speed ...
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Tradeoff: CPU Clock Speed vs Cache [closed]

If you had two choices in processors, one with 2.7GHz @ 6M cache, and the other with 3.0GHz @ 4M cache, which do you choose? This is not a shopping question, what I'm looking for is a general rule ...
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Why does the “date -u” command show time 25 seconds ahead of “export TZ=UTC; date”?

I am running clockspeed-0.62 (DJB software) on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander). I have setup time zones so that /usr/share/zoneinfo is a link to /usr/share/right, and I have setup an up-to-date /etc/...
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Intel Core i7 clockspeeds

I've got an Intel i7 3770 CPU and am generally quite happy about it. However when I am browsing the web without programs running in the background it seems to underclock itself quite a lot. This is ...
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Back of the envelope calculation for speed of matrix multiplications [closed]

I'm trying to develop an intuition for how feasible/scalable machine learning algorithms are. The dominant cost is always matrix multiplications, but there seem to be no readily Google-able resource ...
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Processor pipelining confusion [closed]

After reading how processors use pipelines (from various articles: wikipedia, SU, and other places), I'm a bit confused on certain parts of what I've read, so I would just like to share what I've come ...
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Computer hung, when restarted, stated in BIOS that the CPU clock was decreased from usual clock/speed

At random times, while in idle time or gaming, the computer hangs, no mouse cursor movement, no BSOD. I then use the restart button on the computer. When restarted and entering the boot screen, the ...
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What is the technical term “clock speed” of a cpu

I often have heard people telling they have so and so clock speed. So what does this clock speed mean and does it determine the speed of a system? What is its significance?
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Why have CPU manufacturers stopped increasing the clock speeds of their processors? [closed]

I have read that manufacturers stopped concentrating on higher clock speeds and are now working on other things to improve performance. With an old Desktop machine with Intel® Xeon® Processor E3110 ...
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How much the CPU clock speed matters over number of cores? [duplicate]

I was comparing various desktop/server processors on Intel's website and found that Xenon Coprocessor family constitutes 61 cores. (firstly, this name lead me to think as if this would be a secondary ...
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CPU gets stuck at 0.90 GHz and 53% usage cap

Configuration in question: Model - Dell 1558 CPU - Core i7 740 @ 1.73Ghz - 2.93GHz RAM - 6GB DDR3 1333Mhz OS - Windows 8 Pro MSDN Now this problem has started since yesterday. My computer blanked ...
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How does clock speed influence processing speed? [duplicate]

How is AMD able to market it's microprocessors mentioning clock speed as less as possible? How does clock speed influence FLOPS? Which one should I check first, when I'm a cpu or graphics card, FLOPS ...