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Old 08-09-2003, 09:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just recieved an amd thunderbird that was previously unlocked via the pencil and tape method. Its normal clock speed is 1Ghz. I even double checked to make sure by checking the numbers on the chip and looking it up. However, I put it into my MSI K7M Pro motherboard and it clocks in at a sad 750 mhz. Anyone know why it does this? I have yet to make any adjustments or anything like that yet, but my last chip clocked at the speed it was supposed to, which was 950mhz.

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Old 08-10-2003, 02:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It looks like the graphite connection is still clean under the tape so far. I did not clear my cmos before I installed, would that be wise? I just checked with AIDA32 and it says my current FSB setting is at 100Mhz with an effective clock at 200Mhz. Also, to correct a mistake on another thread, the board I am using is a K7TM Pro Turbo Socket A Motherboard, Not a K7M as it showed up in Aida for some reason.

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Old 08-18-2003, 03:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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maybe you should try and "overclock" it back to 1 GHZ
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Old 08-18-2003, 02:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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clearing the CMOS would be a good idea. imo.
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