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Core i7 920 at 1.59 GHz

By Ejjman1
Dec 21, 2009
  1. After RMA'ing my last memory, I just received it in the mail today. It correctly works. Unfortunately, my Processor has dumbed down a bit. I have no idea why this would happen.

    Motherboard: x58 SLI LE
    Processor: Core i7 920 2.66 Ghz

    By the way, this site looks like it helped people with the same problem, so I figured I could give it a shot.

    If there's any more information needed, please tell.

    The problem does not lie within my PSU, just for the record. That is brand new, too.

    Thanks!

    EDIT: I know this isn't the right section, but when I turn on my computer, I get 2-3 beeps, and then my computer starts. I don't know if that means something is wrong, but all 6.00 Gb of my RAM seems to be working fine.

    -Ejjman1
     
  2. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,906   +90

    are you talking about the throttling power saver feature as to why your 920 is running at 1.59ghz?
     
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,823   +922

    With Intel chipsets 3 beeps is usually a memory error ( .) or (!) or (?)
     
  4. Ejjman1

    Ejjman1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It beeped 2 times now. Like, always, and they are short beeps. I think it has something to do with 64k memory failing, but my memory is fine. In fact, I RMA'd and just got new parts today.

    I reset my BIOs, and my speed kicked up on my i7 to 2.7 GHz, so I guess that solved it.

    Thanks!
     
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