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Old 02-23-2006, 03:00 AM   #11
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k well that's weird.... i just restarted my computer and it jumped back to saying it's an athlon 1700 again with 1.3 ghz..... anyone know what's going on:S? and yes it is a barton
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weird. Any overclocking done?
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Old 02-23-2006, 09:52 AM   #13
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sounds like the comp got the fsb (front side bus) wrong, go into the bios and change it so that it goes back to its regular speeds
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Old 02-23-2006, 01:15 PM   #14
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well my fsb as it sais is at 100 what is it suppose to be at?
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its supposed to be 166
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Old 02-23-2006, 01:37 PM   #16
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k well i put it at 166 with my 1gig and it then doesn't turn on the comp so i gotta stick in my 512 and then it boots up just fine... i called the place and they said it may be my motherboard that won't allow me to boost it up more.... i'm lost:S
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Old 02-23-2006, 01:50 PM   #17
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ok so this is what's goin on

fbs 100
amd athlong 1700
1.30ghz

fbs 133
Amd athlon XP
1.74ghz

then with my 512
fbs 166
amd athlon xp 3000
2.6ghz

so what exactly do i do.... my comp won't boot up the 1 gig at 166
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What motherboard do you have?
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^^exactly the question i was going to ask.
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Old 02-23-2006, 05:17 PM   #20
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i put my fsb to 200 but now my comp wont start with my 512 stick or my 1 gig stick, and i have a gigabyte motherboard dont know exactly what model (cant spec it if comp wont start), can someone help me?
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