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Incorrect CPU Speed Reporting in Alienware OC Control

Summary: Alienware OC (OverClock) Controls reports a CPU speed of 777 on Aurora R10 Ryzen Edition computers.

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Alienware OC Controls always displays a 777 CPU speed.


During the update from Alienware OC Controls version to, the AMDRyzenMaster driver is not installed correctly during the upgrade.


Update Alienware OC Controls

Alienware OC Controls version or newer fixes this issue and it can be downloaded from the Dell Driver Site.

Registry Edit

If Alienware OC Controls still experiences this issue after the update to the newest version, the following Registry edit can be done.

Warning: A backup of the Registry or a Restore Point should be made before you edit the Registry.
How to Back up and Restore the Registry in Windows External Link
  1. In the search box on the Taskbar, type regedit. Then, right-click Registry Editor (Desktop app) and select "Run as Administrator."
  2. Go to the following Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AMDRyzenMasterDriverV16
  3. Change the ImagePath value to the correct AMD Ryzen Master drivers path as picture below (Figure 1).
    Figure 1
  4. Exit Registry Editor.
  5. Reboot the computer.

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Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10

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10 May 2021



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