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Old 11-08-2013, 07:13 PM   #1
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CPU Processing Speed Problem

Hello. Newbie here. I'm using MSi u270 dual boot with Windows 7 and CrunchBang 11 Waldorf. My CPU Model is AMD E-300 APU with Radeon HD Graphics. My CPU speed is currently set to minimum which is 780mhz but I know that the maximum capacity of my processor is 1.3ghz. Does anybody know how to fix it? Images are provided. Thanks!

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Old 11-09-2013, 01:24 PM   #2
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I don't know about CrunchBang, but newer kernels usually automatically adjust the CPU speed as the system load changes. Try using a system monitoring program (try Conky) while you are doing actual work to see if the speed is adjusted.
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Have you tried checking cpuinfo when the processor is under load? I find that cpuinfo reports the speed of the processor at the time it is run so if the system is idling it reports the lower speed.


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