[CentOS] OT: AMD CPU actual speed....

Sat Apr 14 00:49:56 UTC 2007
Feizhou <feizhou at graffiti.net>

Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> I know this is a bit OT, but the subject of CPU speed came up here and I 
> was
> (and have been for some time) curious:
> What is the actual speed of an AMD CPU?  E.g., I have a Athlon 64 X2 
> "4200+"
> but my /proc/cpuinfo shows 1005.164 MHz for the two cores.
> What do those mean?  Is there a reference for this (huge) discrepancy?

1Ghz means power saving is enabled.