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Old 09-10-2004, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have just put together my first amd system, with the help of a couple of friends , this is a budget system.

AMD Athlon xp 2400+ (266fsb)
ABIT kt7A Raid Motherboard
256 MB SD RAM ( PC133)

My pc is all up and running with windows xp home installed, upgradin 2 xp pro sp2 soon , but my cpu is only registering at 1500mhz, (instead of 2000mhz which this chip shud be at). The fsb of the cpu is set 2 100mhz with a multipyer of 15x, = 1500mhz. When I Change the fsb in the bios to 133mhz which the cpu shud b runnin at ( to give me 2000mhz) the pc doesnt boot . Could this be sumthing 2 do with my ram?? which is pc 133, any comments or advice would be very much appreciated.


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Old 09-10-2004, 02:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You might have to add more voltage to the cpu to make it run stable.

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Old 09-10-2004, 05:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hmm im jus guessin but it sounds like it might be the ram.... cuz i think pc133 runs at 100mhz so if u set it above that its ocing the ram and since 100 to 133 is a tremendous jump in ocing terms the problem is most likley ur ram not being able to run at those speeds....

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