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CPU low frequency

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M15x Laptop

My power cable fell out after it was tripped on. I can point to this exact time as the moment of the drop in frequency.

It is not a temperature problem as you can see. The power cable fits snugly however it doesn't clip into slot. It's not a viral problem or a BIOS issue. None of these were changed, and I have tried fiddling with the BIOS to no effect. 


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--- Testing Processor 1 ---
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--- IPDT64 - rev 2.10.0.0.MP ---


--- Start Time: 06/11/2014 23:29:00---


--- Skipping Config ---


--- Reading CPU Manufacturer ---

Expected --> GenuineIntel
Detected --> GenuineIntel
Found --- Genuine Intel Processor ---

--- Temperature Test ---

Temperature Test Passed!!!


Temperature = 68 degrees C below maximum.


--- Reading Brand String ---

Detected Brand String:
Intel Core i7 M 620 2.67GHz

Brand String Test Passed!!!


--- Reading CPU Frequency ---

Expected CPU Frequency is --> 2.67


Detected CPU Frequency is --> 1.19997

CPU Frequency Test Failed!!!


--- Test End Time: 06/11/2014 23:29:13---

System Information
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Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 620 @ 2.67GHz
Processor Information: Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Number of Physical Cores: 2
Number of Logical Cores: 4
Installed System Memory: 4 GB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Graphics Information: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M

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