Windows 10: CPU running at higher frequency, how to reset? Solved

  1.    10 Feb 2017 #1

    CPU running at higher frequency, how to reset?


    Good morning, I need your assistance.

    The other day I was in Task Manager and clicked on CPU under the performance tab, the frequency of the CPU increased. The MSI notebook is running fine, but how do I reset set the speed back to where it was? Here is a screen shot taken a few minutes ago. I entered bios and reset to defaults but nothing has changed since doing that.

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  2.    10 Feb 2017 #2

    Hackett said: View Post
    how do I reset set the speed back to where it was
    Hi, English is not my first language so maybe it's a matter of linguistic problem but I don't understand what exactly you want to reset, and to what previous state you are referring to?

    8% with 139 processes running in the background doesn't seem to me a big deal.
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       10 Feb 2017 #3

    Win10Pro said: View Post
    I don't understand what exactly you want to reset, and to what previous state you are referring to?
    8% with 139 processes running in the background doesn't seem to me a big deal.
    Odd. It appears to be running at 3.17GHz, faster than the stated maximum speed of 2.60GHz.
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  4.    10 Feb 2017 #4

    The standard clock is 2.6Ghz, but the Max Turbo Frequency is 3.50Ghz.
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  5.    10 Feb 2017 #5

    Win10Pro said: View Post
    Hi, English is not my first language so maybe it's a matter of linguistic problem but I don't understand what exactly you want to reset, and to what previous state you are referring to?

    8% with 139 processes running in the background doesn't seem to me a big deal.
    It is running fine right now, I would prefer to rest the cpu back to the original frequency.

    Bree said: View Post
    Odd. It appears to be running at 3.17GHz, faster than the stated maximum speed of 2.60GHz.
    Yes, that is definitely what is is doing.
    pparks1 said: View Post
    The standard clock is 2.6Ghz, but the Max Turbo Frequency is 3.50Ghz.
    It used to run at 2.6 but as mentioned in the original post when I clicked on cpu in the task manager under processes the speed increased.
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  6.    10 Feb 2017 #6

    Disable turbo boost by adjusting processor power state in the power control panel :

    How to disable Intel turbo boost on my Dell laptop with i5 processor? - Super User
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  7.    10 Feb 2017 #7

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Disable turbo boost by adjusting processor power state in the power control panel :

    How to disable Intel turbo boost on my Dell laptop with i5 processor? - Super User
    I followed the instructions in your link, no difference, see most recent screenshot.

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  8.    10 Feb 2017 #8

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Disable turbo boost by adjusting processor power state in the power control panel :

    How to disable Intel turbo boost on my Dell laptop with i5 processor? - Super User
    @NavyLCDR I adjusted the percentage shown in the link to a marginally lower number, this had the desired effect, CPU is now running at 2.5 GHz.

    Thank you for your assistance, it is much appreciated.
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  9.    10 Feb 2017 #9

    Why? Just why? What is wrong with leaving the TurboBoost on? If you are concerned about battery it usually turns that down automatically, unless you are using the High Performance power plan.
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