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CPU Frequency in BIOS

Q: CPU Frequency in BIOS

I have a a GeFORCE6100SM-M HT2000 motherboard, an AMD Sempron 3400+ processor, and two sticks of 1 GB DDR2 800 MHz ram. When I go into BIOS, it says that my "CPU Frequency" is 200 MHz. I was wondering if this is the same thing as my processor's clock speed. It allows me to increase this number, but only in very small increments between 200 and 300 MHz. Obviously, these numbers are far too low for my processor, so I was wondering if there is something that I need to do on my motherboard like putting those little plastic caps on the pins or perhaps changing a different option in BIOS. I did not see anything in my manual about the little plastic caps though. Thanks.

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A: CPU Frequency in BIOS

That should be your BUS speed, not your clock speed.

Download CPU-Z and check your Bus Speed and your multiplier.

200MHz should be nowhere near your clock speed, and the only reason you should even change that number in BIOS would be in an attempt of overclock your CPU. I'm sure you do need jumpers etc. for doing that.

You can also check your clock speed by right clicking "My Computer" then clicking "Properties".

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I was at Goodwill yesterday and I found an ECS K7SEM v1.0 motherboard for $6. Assuming that it works, I wouldn't mind getting an AMD cpu and some RAM to get this going as a multi-purpose additional computer for my apartment.

The original intent of this board was for AMD processor running at either 100Mhz or 133Mhz FSB. The manual for the motherboard says that the RAM speed cannot be less than the processor FSB. For example: according to the manual, if the CPU has a FSB of 133Mhz, then PC133 RAM must be used and PC100 RAM cannot be used. If a CPU has a FSB of 100Mhz, then either PC100 or PC133 RAM can be used, but not PC66.

This manual was printed in 2001. However, in 2002/2003, a new BIOS upgrade was created for this board to allow support for Athalon XP 2100 and 2200 processors.

I was looking at an AMD XP processor at newegg and realized that the FSB is 266Mhz, according to the specs. I always get confused about FSB ratings. Are you supposed to divide this number by 2 with AMD chips? Like if the FSB is 266Mhz, should I use PC133 RAM to be compliant with the statement in the manual about using RAM that matches or exceeds the CPU FSB?

Another question I had is related to the new BIOS update that supports the newer processors. Would I need to use an old processor in order to update the BIOS before I can use the XP processor? Or will I be able to update to the XP supporting BIOS with the XP processor already in the socket?

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A:CPU FSB frequency and RAM frequency agreement, and BIOS CPU support.

When an AthlonXP is advertised with a 266mhz FSB, it is actually running at 133mhz but its DDR nature makes it run as fast as a 266mhz FSB. Any 266mhz AthlonXP should work on that board provided it isn't above the 2200+ ( 1800mhz ).
 

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hi,

i have recently upgrade my processor from a intel pentium d 950 to a intel core 2 duo e8400.

i have a ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard which the E8400 is compatible with and seems to restrict the frequency of the processor from 3.0ghz which it should be running to 2.0ghz, has anyone got any advice on this matter?
 

A:Bios restricting cpu frequency

You might need a BIOS update. Have you checked with Asus?
 

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My PC has been crashing for some time now and I have been chalking it up to Vista, until today it beeped at me and gave me a black screen saying I had to reset my memory frequency in bios. I compared it to what my RAM says, and the volts are correct, but my RAM says 7 - 7 - 7 @ 1.9v, when I checked the frequency, my bios is set at 8 - 8 - 8 - 28. I could change the 8s to 7s but I have no idea what to change the tRAS to(currently set at 28). Also, should command per clock still be set to 2T? I am using 2 sticks of 2 gig RAM if that makes a difference.
 

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Well, the title sums it up really...

I OC'ed my AMD Phenom II X3 720 BE to it's 16x multiplier, at a comfy 3.2 GHz, just to test things and familiarize myself with it's voltages. After I set the thing to 16x and rebooted, I checked windows to see if it actually showed 3200 MHz, but it didn't. I then ran CPU-Z and Core Temp, both of which showed exactly 3200 MHz and a 16x multiplier.

My question: Is this just a bug in windows and is my CPU actually 3,2 GHz, or is there something else going on?

The fact that CPU-Z shows higher, changing, voltages (BIOS Core Voltage is set to 'Auto') means to me that windows is doing it wrong. But I might be completely mistaking.

Also, on a sidenote, I wondered if the popular 'Can You Run It' webservice shows realtime CPU clock speed, or just the stock value. Because it's showing the stock value for me, but I thought it might just be getting that from where windows is getting it (the wrong location I hope that is).

Any assistance on the matter would be greatly appreciated.

Marty9231
 

A:Windows shows different CPU frequency than CPU-Z/BIOS

CPU-Z is more accurate then windows with these things, i would say if both it and the bios says you have then windows isn't reading it properly
 

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I need to change the multiplier in the voltage/frequency option in bios. But I can only change FSB, I dont know how to change multiplier. My board is MSI PT8 Neo LSR (Intel)Socket 478, (I really dont think it is necessary to mention all this). Reason I need to do this is that my Pc is heating up, I have to lower it.
 

A:Changing the multiplier in voltage/frequency option in Bios?

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Hi. After upgrading BIOS to 2.12 the CPU frequency is locked to the lowest possible (disregarding BIOS settings). Plugging in the battery makes it work again.For the sake of prolonging my battery life I ususally run without it when safely docked at home.Anyone else experiencing this? I assume it's a bug?

A:Bios upgrade to 2.12 on T460p locks cpu frequency to lowest when running without battery

It sounds like a bug might have been fixed.  I would expect it to slow down if you had just a battery (no A/C) or just A/C (no battery).  The charhing circuity won't "cook" the battery.  It will stop charging when it is fully charged.

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Hi,

I have a list of terms like:

Phrase Frequency
Hello Mother 5
Hello Brother 2
Hello Jackal 1

Is there a way I can get the cumulative frequency of each word in the list?

From the above example, the answer would be:
Hello 8
Mother 5
Brother 2
Jackal 1

Any help would be most appreciated.

Regards,

Robin
 

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Ok...so im going to start off by saying... I am stupid... ok lets move on...
"Out of frequency"
So i changed my frequency on my computer just messing around....then i thought it would go back after 15-30 seconds....it did not...so i rebooted...still nothing... so i WIPED my computer and still nothing...and i figured out i could have booted it in safe mode..but now i cant because it says "setup hasnt completed" because i cant see what the screen says so i cant finish it...
windows xp home edition

A:frequency

Worth reading, http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum...-frequency.html.Such messages usually relate to monitor/display settings, I'd try adjusting the resolution.Louis

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My operating system is Windows XP. I think that title gives you all information about my problem if you had it. When I turn on my computer window appears with this title above and than starts accounting and after 20 seconds monitor turns off. Whatever I try to run, it does not work! I can't get in safe mode... No one key on the keyboard does not react...and the whole keyboard does not react.
 

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hi guys.. i am just confuse with my ram... CPUZ tells me that i have a PC3-8500F RAM w/c has a frequency of 1066 mhz but when i check the memory tab in CPUZ it says that my dram frequency is 399 mhz... What does this mean?

A:RAM Frequency

See the DDR table at http://hallicino.hubpages.com/hub/DDR1__DDR2__DDR3_Navigating_The_RAM_Maze .

I don't use CPUZ so I can't interpret where it got that 399/400 number. That usually applies to DDR2 modules, as you can see...or your RAM is underclocked currently so that it performs like DDR3-800. Memory Clock: 100 MHz. Bus Clock: 400 MHz. Data Transfers/Sec.: 800,000,000. Module Name: PC3-6400.

I'm just guessing.

Louis

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Hello.
I suspect that my ram is not in the proper frequency.
Could u plz tell me how to check which my frequency is, then how to set it in right number?(266, 333, 400 etc)
Thanks
 

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What kind of advantages would I get if I upped the AGP Frequency in the BIOS? I know it should be 66mhz but what would happen if I upped it a little? Would I get better performance?
 

A:AGP Frequency

I accidentally set mine to 83mhz and got an extra 300pts in 3dMark 03. But you risk damaginf the card.
 

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i bought 2x2Gb 1066Mhz memory modules from Kingston that are compatible with my Asus M4A78-E motherboard.

i have an overclocking software (ASUS Turbo V) that says that the DRAM is at 1.9V. is that equivalent to 800 or 1066Mhz?

if its at 800Mhz should i raise it to 2.1V to get it working at 1066Mhz?

Will there be a noticeable difference?
 

A:how do i know what is the RAM frequency?

You already have a thread here asking the same thing. Do not start duplicate posts regarding the same topic.

This thread is closed.
 

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I have a i7 860 desktop (8 gb ram) which tends to freeze on one of the data applications that I run. Using the 'performance monitor' I discovered that the freeze occurs when the 'frequency' goes above 100%. At no point does the cpu utilization exceed 15%.

Several calls to the vendor have failed to resolve the issue or even educate me.

The question I have is what is this 'frequency' and two, why does it cause the application to freeze while the 8 cores are relaxing ?
Any insight is most appreciated and thanks.
Kumar
 

A:CPU Frequency What is it?

“% of Maximum Frequency” represents the current CPU clock speed as a percent of its rated speed. For example, if you have a 2.8 GHZ CPU and performance monitor indicates 28%, then the CPU is running at 784 MHz.

Here is a decent article that explains how performance monitor works: http://blogs.technet.com/b/winserve...cpu-utilization-for-performance-analysis.aspx
 

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My CPU is running at 100% frequency, the usage goes anythin from 0% to 100%. The CPU keeps crashing whenever i try to play games etc. It seems to be forcing the CPU to overheat? though i could be wrong,

My set up is Core 2 Duo 6600, x1950 Pro, 2gb Ram, Vista Business. Any help would be greatly apprciated

current fan speed is around 3200rpm
 

A:100% frequency

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

The fact you`ve posted this in this forum, I take it you suspect a virus etc?

Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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I am not certain why there's a substantial difference for idling CPU frequency between W8.1 and W7. My PC runs both OS in dual-boot mode, controlled by EUFI "F12" key. Other than both OS having it's own SSD drive, the hardware is identical.

Both OS used HWMonitor, v1.27.0, initially just to see the CPU temperature that lead me to the CPU frequency differences.

The HWMonitor for Windows 7 shows this:

The same for Windows 8.1 shows this:

And no, there isn't anything pegging the CPU, W8.1 task manager shows low CPU utilization around at the time the HWMonitor image had been captured:

The CPU speed/frequency is actually confirmed by the task manager. Is speedstep broken in Windows 8.1, or HWMonitor is not accurate?

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i have lg monitor p3 1.0 ghz machine with 810 main board ,256 sd ram dsl broadband connection ata hdd and frontech 0610 external tv box. it was working fine i can switch from tv to computer till tomorrow. but suddenly there was message when i switch to tv that out of frequency. after that i am unable to get any channel through scanning.Please help me..........

after reseting my tv box i get rid from out of frequency message but i unable to scan all the channel as the scanning is going on without result
 

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hi everyone happy new year to all.my question abt ram ,can we mix the ram frequency like 1GB PC2-6400 DESKTOP RAM MEMORY ddr2 240 pin to 800mhz 2gb or 4gb.kindly if anyone know abt this .thankyou.

A:ram frequency

You can but it will all run at the slowest frequency. Not worth it. Dimms should always be exactly the same for best performance.

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I just received my new mobo. I recently had a Hard Drive problem that led me to believe the mobo was faulty.

After putting the parts together again, I recieve an error in BIOS.

"During the last boot-up your system hung for improper frequency combination."

I did not change any of the CPU settings and left them as default.
They are currently:
CPU frequency multiple - 15.0x
CPU external frequency 133/33
The rest is auto.

My specs are:
Athlon XP 2400
A7V8X-X motherboard
512 DDR PC 2700

I cannot get out of BIOS, every time I save and exit, it will not reboot. I have to restart and it sends me back to BIOS with the problem. I am not sure what to do about this.
 

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Yeah I am not to familiar with this, and I'm sure any one of you could answer me.
Lets say I buy a q6600 with a FSB of 1066MHZ... Then the ram I buy for best performance should be... ddr2 800 (Pc6200)??? What if I was to overclock the RAM to lets say, 1066, would it work at 1066? I don't even know if this is possible, but can i increase the FSB of the processor?
 

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Heya

I have this online game that I play(Asheron's Call) and I've played it for years on the same monitor(Gateway EV700)

My motherboard is Canyon, and my Graphics Driver is Intel (R) Extreme

Recently I had to format the computer and completely wipe everything and start from scratch.When I got the computer working again I reinstalled all the necessities(Internet Connection, Asheron's Call, Anti-Virus etc) but I forgot to install the Drivers.When I clicked on Asheron's Call(the game) to play it a black screen came up but instead of it displaying the game it displayed a small turquise box with a purple box inside it.

It read:

Out of Frequency

HF: 75.2KHz
VF: 75.0Hz

Operating Frequency
HF: 30(-)70 KHz
VF: 50(-)160Hz

Power save after 20 seconds.(this counts down to 0, unless I minimize the game, in which case the box disappears until i maximize the game again, in which case the countdown re-starts.If I let the timer run out, the green light on my monitor turns orange, and the screen goes on standby or whatever.then I have to turn off the monitor and turn it back on)
I talked to a friend of mine who said I should install my Graphics Driver(I hadn't done this yet) so I used the motherboard CD to install the Graphics Driver, and the game worked fine.

Now today when I try and play the game, I'm getting this Out of Frequency message again.Can somebody help me please?

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A:Out of Frequency

It simply means that the game is trying to drive the monitor at a higher refresh rate than it can display.

The frequency error message comes from the monitor, not from the PC.

Without knowing anything about the type of monitor you have, we cannot advise what the maximum settings are. They are set by your graphics controller.
 

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my celeron dual core fluctuates between 1.6 ghz and 1.2 ghz, depending on load. is this supposed to happen? sometimes it goes back and forth many times per minute. thanks
 

A:Cpu frequency

When the processor has different loads on it, depending on how intensive the load is, it will fluctuate the rate or frequency depending so.
 

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Fairly generic question here:
Anyone know of anything on the motherboard of a PC that runs in the 828MHz range?
thanx!
 

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I use windows xp and by accident i went on th? setup and p?t th? frequency to 200 and it was 400 before an Now when i boot it 10 to 15 seconds later turns off PLZ help me !!

A:DDR frequency help plz

Reset your Bios.

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Maybe it was like this before, but if so, I must not have used the right means of monitoring, because now using CoreTemp or AMD Overdrive, I've noticed that even though my Phenom II x6 1090T is rated at 3.1GHz, it varies between .8 - 3.2GHz, depending on it activity. Shouldn't a CPU's frequency remain constant regardless?

A:CPU Frequency

AMD's cool and quiet feature downclocks the CPU during idle/low usage...it can be turned off if so desired....

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Hi everyone, Im having a slight problem and im sure im overlooking something simple. I was getting a message on startup that IDE hd could not be found. So i went into bios and looked around, didnt see anything unusual so i set it to default settings. Well you guessed it, I needed a new HD. The problem is that after i put the ne HD in and go to properties on my computer. It is saying that my 2.2 gig amd is a 1.01 gig. Ive changed this in bios with other asus mobo's but i cant seem to find where to change it in this one. The mobo is a asus A7N8X deluxe. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If ive left out any info that is needed please let me know. Thanks in advance for your help..
Jop
 

A:CPU Frequency

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

It sounds to me like your bios has been reset to the default settings, which will mean your fsb is probably set to 100mhz.

You need to go into your bios, and select the advanced tab, and then the advanced chipset configuration.

you will need to set the cpu frequency(fsb) to what ever your cpu should run at, I.E it will either be 133mhz/166mhz/200mhz depending on your cpu.

You can check your cpu specs at the AMD website.http://139.95.253.213/SRVS/CGI-BIN/...217292174,K=9272,Sxi=6,RESTART,DTree=OBJ(2132) Click on processor specs, followed by your type of cpu.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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Appreciate some help.....

When I turned on my monitor a dialogue box comes up that say 'out of frequency' then it started counting down from 20 to 0 and went blank but the power was still on . All I get is a black screen, no desktop.
 

A:Out of Frequency

One of the buttons at the bottom of your monitor will allow you to adjust the frequency of the monitor. I'm afraid it may be a case of playing around a bit until you get it right
 

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today i discovered that my memory modules are working too slow, i tested them and i only got 320 Mhz while it's pc3200 ram, so which timings are the best to get 400 Mhz out of it?

screenshot with more information; http://users.pandora.be/tazz/ram timings.JPG
 

A:DDR Frequency too low

hmm interesting...Try looking in bios for way of upping memory clock rate...also make sure its at the right ratio (2:1 ect)
What cpu/mobo you have?
 

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Hey guys, I got this really big problem. tryed everything really to fix it. but no good.

When i play games like Aion,wow, and now Borderlands i can play for like 5 min then my screen goes black and there is a red box telling me "frequency out of range" then the sound freezes and i need to restart my computer.

Got a new monitor like 1 month ago and its a Packard bell 242DX full hd 22 monitor. so im playing in 1920x1080. the monitor max hz is 60 at 1920x1080.

My computer specc is:

Amd phenom x4
Asus Ati HD 3870x2
4gb ram
Gigabyte motherboard
and im on Windows 7

Tryed to fix it myself with old topics from here but no use.

no problems in windows 1920x1080 60hz no errors.

tryed powerstrip/Riva tuner to force my Refreshrate/hz to 60.

New catalyst drivers from ati and direct x is fine.

Got new drivers for my Monitor (windows 7) update exact drivers.

Tryed the F8 safe mode no use.

And hax Borderlands Baseengine to force 60hz ingame turn off vsync and such no use...

the funny part is some games works fine like Red faction guerilla Starcraft etc. and i have no problems in windows

i have no idea.

// Dakkar
 

A:Frequency out of range!

i'm having the same problem w/ left 4 dead and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
i've had L4D for a long time, but a few months ago all it does is start up with a black screen and a blue box that says resolution/frequency is out of range. its the same w/ stalker but i just downloaded it from steam today, and all my other games are working.

my resolution is 1024x768 and about 60hz

i have 2GB DDR2 ram
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
AMD Athlonx2 64
Windows XP SP2

my video/directx drivers are up to date
 

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So I was playing Counter-Strike, and was messing around with the resolutions on the game. I forgot which resolution I switched to; it was some where around the 7XX by XXX. Anyways, after I changed to that resolution my monitor went black screen and gave me a message saying, "Frequency Out Of Range". Even though it's black screened I can still move the mouse around and here the sound effects but I can't see anything. I'm pretty sure that it's the resolution I changed to because my video card (GeForce 7900 GT) doesn't support that resolution. Anyways if any one of you guys could help me out, that would be nice.
 

A:Frequency Out Of Range

Hey, NVM I fixed the problem already. I had to run it in windows mode. Alt+Enter doesn't work in game, you have to manually set it in game. However, reading other threads I found out how to run a game window mode. So here's what I did:

1) Right click Counter-Strike desktop shortcut
2) Properties
3) It should say: ["C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -applaunch 10] add a -window to the end of that statement.
4) It should then say: ["C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -applaunch 10 -window]
5) Run the game, and it should run in window mode.

So after I ran it, I just changed back the resolution and problem fixed.
 

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hello! ive been having some kind of freqeuncy running to my speakers as of late...when i turn my speakers as high as they can go, i hear a low buffered noise of music streaming through my speakers. i unplugged the green cord that plugs into my soundcard in the back of my computer tower. i turned my speakers up all the way to c if it was still there, and it was. i dont have any trojans or malware on my computer because i just got done going through an hjt process and a bunch of scanners, and my computer was cleaned. i would like to kno how i could get rid of this problem, and wat might be causing it. thanks in advance!!

A:Radio Frequency

i too am having the same problem and its annoying to the point whre i can hear it when watching videos etc.

i cant figure out how to fix this.
Im going to give u the same recomendations people on here gave me although they didnt solve my problem.

Wondering do you have a DSL connection?are your speakers shielded? If it's a DSL connection, contact your DSL provider and ask for an RF filter to be placed on your DSL line. If not, see if changing the placement of your speakers changes the effect. Also make sure that there isn't a source of EMF close to your speakers.

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Yes, the infamous "Frequency Over Range" problem. Every time I try and launch a game of UnrealTournament 2004, I get that message. I have tried adjusting the refresh rate, so that seems to be unlikely the problem. I even tried changing the game to 256 Bit Colors, and it still did not work.

I have an Nvidia 7800 GS AGP card, and an AMD Athlon 2.0 GHz 3000+ Processor. I have updated all the drivers. My Monitor is a ViewSonic E-90 19 Inch CRT.

If you have suggestions, or the solution, please let me know.
 

A:UT 2k4 Frequency Over Range

This can either be 2 things, your selecting a resolution/refresh rate your moniter does not support or its the nVidia problem, try these fixes

go to the nVidia display control panel and into the Display Mode Timing tab. There is a box near the bottom that says "Enable doublescan for lower resolution modes", unselect that and try to play UT, if that doesnt work try this

Download Refresh Force
http://www.pagehosting.co.uk/rf/

first try setting your moniter to 85Hz and if that doesnt work try the repopulate command, it will instantly select the highest refresh rate your moniter supports and set it to that.

Hope it works for you.
 

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Ok guys.. I know many persons asked this question before... But the answers they got didn't help me...

Ok here's what happened to my monitor, I bought myself a 7600GS from FutureShop, like 2 months ago. And I turned on my computer (Today) it told me 'no signal'... Ok, so i decided to try with another screen... So it appears that it still tells me 'no signal'... So, i plugged my screen in another 'hole', so this other 'hole' is a 6100 from Nvidia. So, ok it worked perfectly the only problem was that the resolution was low, low, low, low... I decided to change the resolution but by accident i changed to a resolution that was too high for my monitor. What can i do so it comes back to normal..?? And what's the problem with my 7600GS??

Thanx for the help!

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Hey guys,

I noticed something weird in my RAM. I've got two Kingston modules now, having replaced my Corsair modules that might have caused all my problems. They are two DDR3-1333 modules, supposedly running at 667MHz. But when I check using sensors, they run slightly higher than that. See the images I've included.

The thing is, the Corsair modules did exactly the same thing. 668MHz in stead of 667MHz. And MemTest+ shows them running at DDR3-1337 in stead of DDR3-1333...

My question is: is this a problem? Can it hurt? I know it seems like a very small indiscrepancy, but after having had so many BSODs, I wonder... (I've yet to find out if switching from Corsair to Kingston fixed my problems, that'll take a few days to find out).

I hope you can answer this strange riddle for me.

- Veliremus

SOLVED: The question was answered .

A:RAM frequency indiscrepancy

It's not a problem. The front side bus speed won't be exact, and the ram speed is a multiplier of the FSB. Your difference is so tiny as to be explained by the monitoring program even. I wouldn't worry about it. Your quality Ram can no doubt even be overclocked to run at higher speeds safely, so this very tiny difference is completely normal and safe. A Guy

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hey guys,
new here but i got a game tonight and when i go to play it you see the begining showing the people who made it and the video clip and when it goes to the menu part of the game my screen will go black and a little blue box in middle of screen comes up sayin H.V Frequency Over Range???? i have a lot of games and have never run into this problem b4. does anyone know wut it means and how to fix this problem so i can play the game? and it sits at that black screen with the blue box for mybe a min if not less then screen will go to hybernate? any info would b appreciated.
thnx
josh

A:H.V Frequency Over Range?????

try lowering the refresh rate on the monitor

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I have a Gateway Windows XP computer w/Intel Core 2 When I first got my computer I loaded all of my games into it and the only game that would not run was Sid Meier's Civilation III. I can play Sims (all packages) and Sims II...as well as Age of Empires and Age of Mythology.
I couldn't figure out what was wrong. The game loaded successfully - started the visual opening.....then the screen went blank and a blue rectangular box said "Frequency Out of Range". I have many games much more sophisticated then CIV III....that all work well! HELP!!!

 

A:Frequency Out of Range

The refresh rate on CIV III is set to high. Start the game in safemode and reset the refresh rate.
 

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im playin tf2 with my new nvidia 7600 graphics card but when i tried to get on the screen goes black and a box appears and it says out of frequency and i cant see anything i can hear but i cant see anything from the game
 

A:what does out of frequency means?

The box is most like being created by your monitor saying that it can not support the operating frequency of the video signal being fed to it by the graphics card.

If the monitor only displays that message when you try the one game, the game may be adjusting the graphics card to settings that are not supported by the card.
 

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Hi everybody

I have a problem with my NVIDIA NVG18A graphic card with 64 MB. I bought it very recently and fixed it in my PC with configuration of 512MB RAM, 933 MHz CPU, 30 GB hard disk and P3 processor running on Windows XP.

This graphic card has VGA Out, S-Video Out and AV Out. I connected my desktop monitor with VGA Out port and my TV with AV Out port. Till now, every thing went fine.

When I switch on the PC, after Windows XP logo comes in my monitor, “Frequency Out of Range” message is coming in my monitor . It is very funny that some times it works fine. I mean when I start my PC, some times I will not see this error on my monitor. Monitor displays “Welcome” screen of windows XP and then desktop appears but some times it says “Frequency Out of Range”. If I see this message on my monitor, what I do is forcefully shut down the system by holding the START key on my CPU for some time. Then restart PC again. Then it is my luck. Some times, desktop appears with out any problem or if not lucky enough then again “Frequency Out of Range”. Repeat the same process of “shut down – restart” (some times 6 to 7 times ) until I see my desktop in my monitor. But as I mentioned already, it is not always. Some times it starts perfectly.

I don’t know what to do to avoid this situation. I did not install any drives related to graphic card. The moment I started first time after fixing the graphic card, XP identified my new hardware. Any help in this regard is greatly apprecia... Read more

A:Frequency Out of Range

Hi,

Boot your pc into safe mode by pressing the f8 key as it starts.
When it has booted, right click on the desktop & choose properties, click the settings tab.
Now change the colours to medium, (or less) & the resolution to 800X600 (or less).
Restart your pc & set the colours & resolution to the ones you want to use.
Restart again to make sure all is ok.

hope this helps

Rob
 

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For about the past two weeks now, my CPU has started behaving strangely. I noticed it doing this while gaming, when what should have been perfect performance was kind of choppy. I alt-tabbed out of the game and peeked at SpeedFan, and noticed my temperature not rising above 50c while playing a game that normally shoots it up to around 75c.

Looking at CPU-Z, I see that for whatever reason the Core Voltage keeps randomly changing between 1.0 and 1.3v; this in turn is causing the multiplier to variate between 16-22. While typing this, it was staying at 1.235v, but dropped down to 1.0 when I ran a game just then to see if perhaps it had fixed itself like it seems to randomly do also. Also on that note, CPU-Z used to show my multiplier as "x23 (x23)", but now shows it as: "N (12-25)", N being whatever it's at currently based on the voltage, I assume. I don't know why it's suddenly listing a range of multipliers instead of just x23 as it used to. Also not sure why the range listed extends beyond what I thought was my CPU's maximum, x23. (I've never seen the multiplier go higher than 22 or 23 during all of this, or ever before for that matter.)

As far as I know, no Windows or BIOS settings are causing this, as nothing had been changed when it started happening (other than Windows updates). The only thing I've changed today was turning Turbo Boost off in the BIOS, but that had no effect. I was contemplating turning SpeedStep off also, as it kind of seems like th... Read more

A:CPU frequency fluctuation.

Your bios setting, things like speed step will make a computer do things like this.
It' designed to work that way.
When your computer has less demand the voltages will go down and the multiplier will change. When you computer is ask to do more work it will work in the opposite fashion.

Their are settings in the bios to change all this but it varies from motherboard to motherboard.
It's done for a reason. When you computer doesn't need the extra voltage and therefore the voltage is lowered the computer runs cooler. Under load the higher voltage will raise the temps so you might hear the fans speed up. That will depend on the fans and the temp.

If you don't have special cooling I would leave it set as it is. Changing such things without extra cooling will cause a computer to over heat.

I have this computer to run 4.6 all the time but I got lots of extra cooling.
2 pumps, 2 radiators and 14 fans.

To learn more it will take some time. My post is just touching what can and can not be done in bios.
Open you motherboard manual and go to the bios section and read. Then on ever setting Google it and you will find a explanation of what these thing in the bios do.

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i changed the resolution on my desktop but when i did i recieved a message saying frequncey out of range
now windows will not boot up it only goes up to the windows xp logo then it loops back to select safe mode or start windows normally. i tried to go into safe mode and last known good configuration but nothing works
 

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i am getting a message on my LCD screen saying Frequency out of range 160 KHz / 150 Hz Please change the display more to 1280 x 1024 with 60Hz
basically the LCD screen was working fine and i wanted to upgrade to a new Sony LCD and plugged it in and i got this message and i didnt know what to do so i plugged it out and connected my old LCD and i still got the same message ...i cant get to safe mode or the bios. please help me thank you
 

A:Frequency out of range

Try a system restore to a time before you changed monitor.
 

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On my account on my computer, whenever i switch user instead of logging off, when i get back on and want to go back on my account, i type the password, hit enter, and the screen goes black with a blue box in the middle with the words "H.V Frequency Over Range" what does this mean and how can i make it so i can switch user without having to hit "log off" on my account? thanks a ton

Jeff
 

A:H.V Frequency Over Range???

What version of Windows?

The frequency message comes from the monitor and has nothing to do with Windows. It means that the video mode is being switched and the VGA signal is not valid at the moment.
 

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I have a problem with an Intel P4 CPU Bus Frequency, the processor is 1.9 Ghz/256/400 but It always stop at the BIOS settings whenever I boot the PC. I choose the frequency but it hangs all the time I boot again and the same thing continously. This is the PC I was fixing and was going to install Win XP SP2 to it but discovered it was not booting at all and decided to open the box and see if all the hardware was in working order. The whole PC was full of of dust including the heat sink and I've cleaned the whole PC of dust and it booted until it gave me that frequency boot error and I cannot Install XP.

Please help....

Thanxz
 

A:CPU BUS Frequency Error

Try replacing the CMOS battery on the motherboard.
The battery is probably dead and the Bios is not detecting the hardware properly.
 

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Hi
I am having an issue. I am running Windows XP with an Asus p5nsli motherboard
Dual core Pentium 4 2.8 intel the Video card is a GeForce 7600 OG
I keep getting this error Please resetting CPU Frequency. I have a hard time catching it because it pops up makes a noise then shuts off. It started a while ago so I reformatted, reloaded virus scanner then hooked to internet, ran My Asus program to check if it was too hot, checked all the connections on fans, updated my ASUS board and Video card. It is getting more frequent. I have tried changing the BIOS to load best settings etc...
Any help???? kind of stumped
 

A:Cpu Frequency Error

if your motherboard bios has dynamic overclocking, turn it off.
Some CPUs are locked.
 

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This message keeps coming up when I first power on my PC.
Spec: KN1 SLI mobo, AMD 64 3500+ processor, 4 * 1 GB DDR 400MHz and twin 256mb graphics cards.

Other issues that may be related:

As the machine boots up, it reports that it has only 2.8 GB of RAM, and this is confirmed by windows XT. I have swapped the Gig-sticks around trying different configurations of 1, 2,3,4 of them in different slots and I can confirm each slot works and each stick works but whereas 2 sticks gives 2 GB of R A M, 3 sticks always gives 2.8 GB and 4 sticks does not improve on that.


Running check-it diagnostics program, this reports back that the memory allocatio fails the test.

I have tried to change CPU frequency but have to admit I am new to this game and cm unsure of the AMD Frequency to RAM frequency ratio I should use and how best to change it.

Would be very grateful for some HELP!
 

A:please re-setting CPU Frequency?

Set the bios to Optimal settings and check your motherboards manual for the proper location/configuration of the systems memory. Read carefully, and make sure the RAM you have chosen is compatible with your motherboard
 

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