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Old 07-18-2004, 04:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy PC isnt showin full potential??

is this right... read my signature... but yet when i look at my computer properties.. it says its runnin 1.29 GHz... is this right? i think it seems kinda low and it should be a lil higher...
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I don't think the 3000+ should be running that low; see what the FSB is in the BIOS
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how do i get to the BIOS... i couldnt find it
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reboot, and when it says "press (whichever key) to enter setup", press that, and go to your CPU options
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ok...
System Performance [Normal]
FSB Frequency [133MHz] - i raised it to [166MHz].. highest is [200MHz]
x Memory Frequency By SPD
Resulting Frequency 333MHz
AGP Frequency [Normal]

and is this right too... System Temp 36 degrees Celcius, CPU Temp 42 degrees celius.. CPU Fan Speed.. jumps 3443-3515 RPM
System Fan Speed 0 RPM... (i have 2 case fans and a CPU fan)
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its still sayin 1.29GHz after me raisin the FSB to 166MHz!!
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try 200MHZ, I think that's what 3000+'s are supposed to be
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the 3000 is supposed to run at 333mhz its the 3200 that runs at 400. u sure u saved ur settings sound like a stupid question but might of not saved.
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ok.. ill try 200MHz, but i dont wanna over heat all my **** n **** it up!! but aright.. ill see.. should i over clock too .. put my system performance on [Turbo] instead of [Normal] ??
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athlon 3000 sould be a 2.167

here are a list of speeds :
1500 - 1.33 GHz
1600 - 1.40 GHz
1700 - 1.47 GHz
1800 - 1.53 GHz
1900 - 1.60 GHz
2000 - 1.67 GHz
2100 - 1.73 GHz
2200 - 1.80 GHz
2400 - 1.93 GHz
2500 - 1.833 GHz
2600 - 2.133 GHz
2700 - 2.17 GHz
2800 - 2.083 GHz
3000 - 2.167 GHz
3200 - 2.20 GHz
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