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Why is the CPU on my HP suddenly under clocked and seemingly cannot go higher?

My laptop base speed is 2.19 sometimes my FPS drop to 1.89 GHz but it be stuck on 2.19 GHz and and it use to overheat a lot which made my PC slower so I had to use a cooling pad and now it's stuck on ...
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Analyzing system requirements for beginners

Background: I am looking into using PS4 Remote Play and was comparing the system requirements with my laptop specs. PS4 Remote Play System Requirements: found here Laptop specs: found here. Hp ...
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Are there relation between CPU's Ghz and RAM's Mhz? [duplicate]

Could I predict what frequency of RAM should be knowing frequency of CPU ?
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Computer connects to default 2.4 GHz and cannot find 5 GHz Wi-Fi

I recently installed a new Frontier Wi-Fi router and the person who installed it suggested a 5 GHz setting alongside the 2.4 GHz, which is quite nice. However, only certain devices can find/see the 5 ...
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My Maximum Processor Speed states 2.7GHZ but only runs at 0.86GHZ - it was running at 3.02GHZ yesterday?

Normally it runs at 0.86GHZ at max, even though it can run up to 2.7GHZ. Yesterday I closed a lot of tasks/processes through the task manager, not sure what I was closing, but it seemed to have ...
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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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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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CPU usage in virtual machines

I have a host machine with 1 logical processor running at 2.0GHz with 2 VMs running. Each VM is running at 100 % utilization (according to Task manager inside the VM). I realize this "100%" is not ...
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Speccing out CPUs (more than just cores and clock) [duplicate]

This is not a production question, just something that I've been thinking about. When speccing out CPUs I know the general rule is a faster clock speed will make a core run faster and the greater ...
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