Windows 10: task manager cpu speed


  1. Posts : 23
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
       06 Sep 2016 #1

    task manager cpu speed


    Just this past month my cpu speed is down to around 1.5GHz but it used to be around 2.5GHz. My computer is also slower. Does anyone know why this is and how to solve this issue?
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  2. Posts : 2,278
    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       06 Sep 2016 #2

    That is called SpeedStep. Your maximum speed is 2,41 GHz, as shown on your screenshot.
    You can run some CPU demanding task, like a video and your CPU speed should increase.
    If you want your CPU to run at max all the time, you can set min processor state to 100%.

    http://www.thewindowsclub.com/proces...gement-windows
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  3. Posts : 2,557
    10 Home x64 (1703) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       06 Sep 2016 #3

    The first most obvious thing to check is that you haven't accidentally switched to a low power Power Plan. See these tutorials:

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html

    Having said that, occasionally my laptop gets confused if I've been running it for a few weeks without a reboot. I hibernate it while not in use and run it plugged in when the battery gets low. Sometimes it gets stuck at a low CPU clock speed which no amount of changing power plan settings or removing/reinserting the power lead will fix. A reboot is then required to get it back up to full speed.
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  4. Posts : 23
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       06 Sep 2016 #4

    I have a pc - Acer Aspire Xc-603 Intel Pentium
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