Topic Title: Not getting full clock speed FX-4170
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Created On: 11/19/2012 09:32 AM
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 11/19/2012 09:32 AM
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I am having trouble getting my FX-4170 to run at it's full 4.2 clock speed. Win7 only shows it at 2.81. Even turning off the Quiet/Cool thing does not allow it to run any faster. I have tried running Prime95 while watching the clock speed in CPU-Z, but the most I have ever gotten was 2.814. It shows at 2800 on the POST screen, but if I use the OC utility in the BIOS, it does show at a higher clock speed, so I don't know if there is just a setting somewhere in the BIOS I don't have set correctly or what.  I am pulling my hair out trying to figure this out, but I am at a loss.  I do not have any other compatible hardware to test the MOBO or the CPU, so I figured I'd throw it out here and hope for the best.  Thanks!


System Stats:

MOBO: GIGABYTE|GA-880GM-D2H (REV. 3.1) with Fgb Bios (most recent)


Boot Drive: OCZ SLD3-25SAT3-60GB

CPU: AMD FX-4170 4.2 Ghz Zambezi

Graphics: MSI|N210-MD1G/D3

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