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Old 2012-08-27, 15:16   #2
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Aug 2002
North San Diego County

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First thing I'd check is if I'd check the motherboard BIOS to make sure it is setting the CPU multiplier correctly. Then I'd check and see if the CPU heatsink/fan is clean and running properly. The CPU speed reported by 3DMark is 1.3GHz under the base clock for that CPU, which could indicate thermal throttling or bad multiplier setting.
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