Topic Title: Windows 8 and AMD CPU Help
Topic Summary:
Created On: 01/18/2013 02:47 AM
Status: Post and Reply
Linear : Threading : Single : Branch
Search Topic Search Topic
Topic Tools Topic Tools
View similar topics View similar topics
View topic in raw text format. Print this topic.
 01/18/2013 02:47 AM
User is offline View Users Profile Print this message

Author Icon
HeWhoIsNoBody
Peon

Posts: 4
Joined: 12/06/2011

Sorry if this question has been asked.

So I've been running Win 8 for a bit now and for some reson OverDrive keeps showing that my CPUs cores speed keep changing frequently from 3.2GHz to 3.6 GHz when idel and I'm not pushing the system.  Also under the Board Status tab it shows that my CPU is at around 26c and my motherboard is at -270c.  But under my BIOs it shows CPU at 40c to 45c and the motherboard is at 30c to 35c  and this is the same for Win 7 with OverDrive.  Also the clock speed for the CPU in Win 7 dose not keep change like Win 8 is.  I don't know if this a problem with Windows 8 or if it a problem with OverDrive on Windows 8.  Please help and please don't just say go back to Windows 7.

My System:

Windows 8 Pro 

AMD Phenom II x6 1090T

8 GB of RAM

Thanks

 01/20/2013 12:11 PM
User is offline View Users Profile Print this message

Author Icon
Slayerx
Button Masher

Posts: 288
Joined: 09/16/2012

you don't have to push the system for turbo core to kick in and if its bugging you just turn it off.



-------------------------

FX 8320// Asus Sabertooth R2.0 // HIS R9 280x //8Gb of 1866Mhz ram, H50 cooling, HX850W psu all stuffed into a NZXT Phantom case.


Was a member of AMD Processer forum since 2008. Last post count 1818.

Statistics
87548 users are registered to the AMD Support and Game forum.
There are currently 6 users logged in.

FuseTalk Hosting Executive Plan v3.2 - © 1999-2014 FuseTalk Inc. All rights reserved.