CPU going bad?

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In Win XP, when I check the processor and RAM under system in control panel, it incorrectly states the CPU as being 500mhz. It is really an AMD Athlon 1ghz. The unit is a Sony Vaio laptop that I got used. Wondering if the CPU is defective?
 
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could be the cmos battery needs changing,check date and time are correct in cmos.
try testing here www.pcpitstop.com and see if you get the same result.
good luck;)
 
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