processor problem

  gengus 14:52 10 Mar 2004
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after constucting a new pc i find that my processor is not recognised as it should be
(amd 2800 xp)instead it was firstly detected
as a 15.9 then 800,then12.50and seems to be different every time i boot up somebody please help me i am at my wits end
cheers geng

  gengus 14:56 10 Mar 2004

sorry i know this is the newsroom but i was not getting anywhere in the helproom

  Forum Editor 17:31 10 Mar 2004

that's for certain.

I'll move this back to the Helproom - someone will come to your aid during the course of the evening.

  fuzzyone 17:33 10 Mar 2004

gengus,

boot into the bios, and change the fsb to 166, and the multiplier to 12.5

  goonerbill 18:12 10 Mar 2004

dont set bios at 166 fsb until you check which cpu you have, as there is a 2800xp which has a fsb of 133. down load aida32 and find out if you have 2800 thoroughbread or 2800 barton.

if thoroughbread set to fsb 133mhz and fsb 166 if a barton.

heres link to download aida32 if you dont have it already

click here

personnal edition

  gengus 07:07 11 Mar 2004

well thanks for the clues i've sorted it out now.
forum ed, if i had not have posted here i would not have got any response,as my thread on helproom
has had no one even look at it.well yopu live and learn eh.
geng

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