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Is this normal for my CPU?`

Okay i must say i'm feeling like the biggest dummy right now :( i have in OCCT number of threads to 1 where it must have been 2, so it only stressed one core.

 

I quickly ran the test again with number of threads set to 2 and it's going all out now, sorry again for making the mistake and thank you for trying to help @Technological99

I will close this thread :)

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Hi all this is my first post here :)

 

I have a AMD Athlon 64 x2 5200+ processor and yesterday i thought to myself ok i'm going to do a small overclock to get it from 2.7Ghz to 2.9, that's really not much and so i started up OCCT and CPU-Z and just to make sure my temps are still ok before starting.

 

I ran the stress test and as the test was going full speed and i could see that 1 of my two cores is only runninh at 65% so i thought ok leave it be maybe it's just picking up for some reason that i can't think of but ok, so i gave it a min or to and saw that it stays at 65% +/- and still nothing happened after 10 mins of running the test.

 

I then thought ok do the overclock and see what happens maybe something will break free ( :D haha i know it does not work like that) and i did so and everything runs smooth on the overclock but i saw that the same core (it's the second core) is still only going to 65% +/- and nothing more, so i turned down the overclock to default.

 

I wanted to come ask all you fine people is it normal for my CPU to run one core 100% and the other at around 65% when stress testing with OCCT? i'm hoping it's just something in my BIOS or windows that is limiting the second core from going all out.

 

Thanks again for reading this first timers post, hope to get some awesome feedback.

Great day to all!

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During the stress test and the overclock, were you monitoring your temps (you said that you were before). Maybe its just limiting due to temperature issues. I have the 5000+ version of that CPU and had temperature issues with it.


Umm... how do I change this?

 

Also. The programming thread has the description of "010001100101010101001110which translates to "FUN"

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i don't believe it's temp problem because when i ran at stock my temps never went higher then 60

 

Hmm. Those temperatures seem fine. With out over clocking (running at stock) do they both go up to 100% or is one core still limited?


Umm... how do I change this?

 

Also. The programming thread has the description of "010001100101010101001110which translates to "FUN"

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Okay i must say i'm feeling like the biggest dummy right now :( i have in OCCT number of threads to 1 where it must have been 2, so it only stressed one core.

 

I quickly ran the test again with number of threads set to 2 and it's going all out now, sorry again for making the mistake and thank you for trying to help @Technological99

I will close this thread :)

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Okay i must say i'm feeling like the biggest dummy right now :( i have in OCCT number of threads to 1 where it must have been 2, so it only stressed one core.

 

I quickly ran the test again with number of threads set to 2 and it's going all out now, sorry again for making the mistake and thank you for trying to help @Technological99

I will close this thread :)

 

Good to see it working again. Also, I forgot to mention

 

Welcome to the forum  :)


Umm... how do I change this?

 

Also. The programming thread has the description of "010001100101010101001110which translates to "FUN"

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