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Old 09-26-2007, 04:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok guys, just picked up another comp that was given to me.

Didnt work, replaced the video card, now it does.

But the problem that I am having is that when I go into the BIOS, it shows it as a Pentium 3 processor 500 Mhz, but when I go into System info, it shows a P 2 497 Mhz.

Why would it show P 3 in Bios but P2 in system info?
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I would trust the BIOS more than Windows saying it's a P2. They've been known to be wrong before .
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Easiest way to find out. Download CPUz. That will tell you exactly what it is and which to believe.
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wow a computer not knowing what CPU it has
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