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Old 06-07-2005, 03:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a AMD 1900 (1600) processor. My HD died and when my CPU was returned Belarc Advisor shows my processor as 1200 not 1600 or 1900. How did I tweak the CMOS to get back the speed I had before?

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Old 06-07-2005, 03:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well download and run cpu-z from cpuid.com

Many programs like belarc try to read the CPU ID codes, and they can be very inaccurate. And if belarc was reading the speed, a AMD 1900+ should be around 1.2GHZ if I am not mistaken.

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no 1.6 ghz
Because people hate searching.
Best ram guide.
Different cpu types.
Good video card guide
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Old 06-07-2005, 04:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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chances are your FSB got reset and is probably stock supposed to be at like 133 and yours has dropped to 100 resulting in this loss of clock speed.

Yeah I just googled it, it's supposed to be 133....go into your BIOS make sure the CPU FSB is set from 100 to 133 and you should be good to go
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Do I do that from within CMOS or does that have to do with the jumpers?
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