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    what does "up to 3.1 GHz" mean?

    hello the new laptop im going to get has everything i need but i only have on question
    in the description of the processor it says "3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM processor (6M cache, up to 3.1 GHz , TPM)"
    what does it mean by "up to" is it that you can overclock it to 3.1 or is it 3.1 GHz is the default speed?

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    Sounds like the maximum to me.
    Which laptop is this exactly?


     

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    dell xps 15 l521x
    Quote Originally Posted by Ravallo View Post
    Sounds like the maximum to me.
    Which laptop is this exactly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyiscool101 View Post
    dell xps 15 l521x
    Intel i7-3612QM
    (Quad-core 2.10-3.10GHz, 6MB L3, 22nm, 35W)
    So yes that's the maximum you were looking at.

    Also, if you're planning on purchasing this laptop, I think you might want to look at some alternatives.


     

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    Don't quote me on this, but it might be the turbo function of the i7...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FangedBeast View Post
    Don't quote me on this, but it might be the turbo function of the i7...
    Exactly.
    Regular is 2.1GHz, can be 'boosted' to 3.1GHz


     

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