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Max multiplier is shown to be 28x, but cpu runs at 23x at max

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#1
Its my a8-4500m APU.



see it runnin at 23x but the max multiplier is rated at 28x...
any how i can use that full frequency?
 
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Maybe the Vendor of that laptop has it locked down in the bios to 23x? What make and model is it?
 

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model added to system specs.

btw i got the laptop for 433usd, not its 685usd XD
 

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Maybe the Vendor of that laptop has it locked down in the bios to 23x? What make and model is it?
doubt it, specs are saying 2.8ghz
 
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os power saving feature?
 

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#8
take a look at this http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1686925/issues-amd-turbo-core.html#.



this seems like it may be your issue.

maybe look at this > http://www.ehow.com/how_7646933_enable-disable-turbo-core.html

It really sounds like a turbo core issue.
yes got it. thanks.
there is only one row of slits for fan intake lol. it takes most of its air through the gaps in the keyboard keys.

anyways, i am not really obsessed. this was a budget buy. the cheapest i could find. and i didnt expect it to game at all, and still its playing all games with med settings. so i am more than satisfied.
 
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Maybe a laptop cooler will help a little bit....my guess is it will be very little though. Maybe a good canned air cleaning will help a bit too.
 

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Maybe a laptop cooler will help a little bit....my guess is it will be very little though.
already got a cooler master notepal. :)