1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 4, 2014 12:53 PM by sylvia_intel

    CPU Frequency Test Failed!!!


      Hi, I'm a bit confused i sometimes get a passing and majority of the time get a fail. Is this processor defective?


      --- Testing Processor 1 ---




      --- IPDT64 - rev ---



      --- Start Time: 11/03/2014 22:30:41---



      --- Skipping Config ---



      --- Reading CPU Manufacturer ---


      Expected --> GenuineIntel

      Detected --> GenuineIntel

      Found --- Genuine Intel Processor ---


      --- Temperature Test ---


      Temperature Test Passed!!!



      Temperature = 65 degrees C below maximum.



      --- Reading Brand String ---


      Detected Brand String:

      Intel Core i7-4790K   4.00GHz


      Brand String Test Passed!!!



      --- Reading CPU Frequency ---


      Expected CPU Frequency is --> 4.00



      Detected CPU Frequency is --> 0.800449


      CPU Frequency Test Failed!!!



      --- Test End Time: 11/03/2014 22:30:54---


      System Information


      Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz

      Processor Information: Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3

      Number of Physical Cores: 4

      Number of Logical Cores: 8

      Installed System Memory: 8 GB

      Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

      Graphics Information: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series

      System Product: Z87X-OC-CF

      System BIOS: F9c


        • 1. Re: CPU Frequency Test Failed!!!

          Jfig04, I would like to inform you that we have been receiving reports from customers who are having overheating issues with this specific processor.


          Our engineering team is currently working on this behavior.


          You are free to check the following thread. How best proceed with overheating i7-4790K?


          Post # 221 on page 15 in that thread provided some screenshots of the BIOS settings customers should try on their third party boards. This information was provided by one of the engineers.