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Old 11-24-2004, 06:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default eh?

Maybe I'm just over thinking this too much, but on my Athlon 64 3000+ socket 754's box it says 800MHz FSB. But on some websites it says the FSB is only 200MHz, I don't understand.

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Old 11-24-2004, 06:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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200 is the actual front side bus speed.
x2 because your RAM us DDR (dual data rate)
x2 because your CPU is 64bit.

i think

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Old 11-24-2004, 10:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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No, the 64 bit has nothing to do with it...

It's 200x4=800. Or if you have dual channel memory, it is 200x2 + 200x2..
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Old 11-24-2004, 11:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ahh, ok that makes sense I guess.
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Old 11-25-2004, 01:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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32-bit: (200 Mhz x 4) or (400 Mhz DDR x 2) = 800 Mhz HTT

64-bit: (200 Mhz x 4) or (400 Mhz DDR x 2) x 2 = 1600 Mhz HTT
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