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    Does Windows7 allow you to change Processor speed?


    Hi,

    I was wondering if Windows7 has any inbuilt functionality to change the Processor speed! If not, then is there any other software (possible Windows7 compatible) that allows me to accomplish this.

    I have a problem (previously reported here) that when the processor is running at 2000MHz the screen starts to flicker. I therefore would like to reduce the number of MHz so that it runs at a comfortable speed.

    Please note that I did download the AMD driver for my processor and this just makes the processor run at its maximum speed - that is 2000MHz, while on WindowsXP without this driver the processor used to run at 800MHz.

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    Originally Posted by sim085
    I was wondering if Windows7 has any inbuilt functionality to change the Processor speed!
    I think I found it. Although not directly changing the CPU MHz, what you can do is go to 'Power Options' -> 'Change Plan Settings' -> 'Change Advanced Power Settings'. Scroll down the selected list and expand the tree of 'Processor Power Management' -> 'Maximum processor state'. I set mine to 60% for both on battery and plugged in. In this way my Laptop is no longer flickering

    Note that you would have to do this for all the plans you have. I do not know if this option was also in XP and Vista. But sure it helps to have it here.

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    Sim085
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    Does the BIOS provide a way to throttle it down?
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    hmmmmmm i m gonna tr it forsureee
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    Usually use BIOS to change the speed, nothing wrong about windows

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