Incorrect identification of AMD 1.6GHz Duran CPU

  Ken H Lamb 19:15 22 Feb 2004

I recently changed my 1GHz AMD CPU for a 1.6GHz CPU unfortunately it only shows up as a 1.2GHZ CPU, in the BIOS, Windows XP Pro and Sisoft Sandra. My motherboard is a Microstar 6330 KT7 Turbo thinking it was a BIOS problem I flashed the BIOS but this did not solve the problem. The new BIOS/Motherboard drivers claims to support AMD CPUs up to 2.8GHZ. The local computer store where I purchased the new AMD processor as been no help claiming that AMD CPUs often give incorrect information. Any assistance would be appreciated.

Ken Lamb

  bremner 19:20 22 Feb 2004

You need to change the FSB setting in the BIOS from 100Mhz to 133Mhz.

The multiplier for this processor is 12 and the FSB 133

ie 133*12 = 1596

You have 100*12 = 1200

  Paranoid Android 20:31 22 Feb 2004


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