CPU speed in laptop

  Grandad D 18:57 13 Nov 2003

Hi. I have had my new laptop for a week now. It has an Intel pentium 4 3.06 HT CPU. Both Balarc and Aida32 state that it is 1.60 Ghz. Any ideas please. Ta, Dennis

  hugh-265156 19:05 13 Nov 2003

when you turn on the computer what does the bios post screen say you have?

  Grandad D 19:21 13 Nov 2003

Hi It says 3.06. When I check the properties in My Computer it says 3.06 but has 1.60 on the next line, Ta Dennis

  hugh-265156 19:31 13 Nov 2003

not sure sorry

is this a laptop

might throttle back to save power?

  accord 19:38 13 Nov 2003

what make and model is it ???

  Grandad D 19:44 13 Nov 2003

Hi. Its a Rock Quadra DTS Pro

  temp003 04:35 14 Nov 2003

I assume yours is a mobile Pentium 4 3.06GHz. When running on battery, it runs at 1.6GHz according to Intel, so-called Intel Enhanced SpeedStep technology.

Also, I know that with desktop HT processors, if HT is enabled, BIOS and utilities like WCPUID should report 2 processors (but both with the same speed). I don't know how it should be reported with a mobile version.

I don't think there's anything wrong with your CPU. You could check whether HT has been enabled in BIOS.

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