CPU clock speed-- Pavilion Slimline Mod#: s5123w (166 Views)
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CPU clock speed-- Pavilion Slimline Mod#: s5123w

My system uses an AMD Sempron 1250 CPU that has a maximum speed rating of 2.2GHz. However it never runs any faster than 1 GHz under any load or test conditions that I have tried. The Windows "Hardware Diagnostic Tools" test and the Norton diagnostic CPU tests produce the same results--always "current clock speed" of 1 GHz.

 

If my CPU is capable of running 2 times that speed I would certainly like to make it happen.

 

Some of the suggestions I have found on the internet recommend changing my clock speed in my BIOS.

I am running Phoenix BIOS Rev. 5.38  03/20/2009. I haven't seen any options to change the clock speed with this BIOS version.

 

Any help is greatly appreciated

 

 

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