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Q: CPU running at low frequency.

what exactly does this mean, what can i do to solve it? i am going to buy parts and find out what the prob. is but what should i go for?

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A: CPU running at low frequency.

Sorry need some more information. Where are you seeing this message, never saw it before.

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Hello all, i made a little update for my computer changing the motherboard, ram and videocard. The motherboard is Asrock G41M-VS3 R2.0 and the RAM is this Corsair Memory.

It is a ddr3 1333mhz ram memory and my motherboard is supporting 1333mhz ddr3 memory, but when i go in BIOS i see the RAM is running only at 400mhz. WHY it is running on so low frequency? I want at least 1066mhz.

How can i increase the frequency? and sorry for my medium quality english.

A:Ram Memory running on low frequency.Why?

You may have to manually adjust BIOS setting to the above specs. Does your CPU support DDR3 1333 MHz RAM?

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I have had a small performance issue with my computer for awhile and thought I would ask around to see if anybody knew of a true fix for it. Occasionally, my computer will run much slower than usual--dropping from about 30 fps to 10-15 fps in a game I play. When I check the Resource Monitor, I can see that the processor is only running at 50% maximum frequency.

The first thing I did was check my power options. On high performance, my computer is set to have a minimum frequency of 100%, so I can't figure out why this would happen. It seems the only way to get the frequency to jump back to 100% is to change the power options to balanced/power saver, then unplug the machine, then plug it back in and change the power options back to high performance. Once I do this, I have no further problems for the next 2-3 weeks.

While I've grown accustomed to the process, it gets tedious and doesn't always work the first time. Has anybody heard of this happening before? Am I doing something wrong? Is the hardware screwing up? Is the operating system not working right? Are there better forums to post this question in?

Attached is my DxDiag information, if that is any help. Please let me know if there is any other information you need.

A:CPU only running at 50% maximum frequency

Go to search and type
event viewer

Then check for errors that happen at the time of the problem.

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When I was using my HP ENVY x360 my fan start to used max speed it not the overheat. Couple days later my fan start to sometime slow down and/or go max speed. Also my pc start to lag because of the max frequency stayed at 15% (according to resource monitor) never change. I was trying to decrease my performance, but never change the max frequency. There's no virus when I used the Windows Defender. I don't know what to do next so if someone help that would be great, thank you.

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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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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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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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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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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?

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I am running an ASUS P4P800se Mobo with an Intel 3.2gh processor and Windows XPpro sp2. I have 2 512 mb sticks of matched Crucial Ballistics ram and 2 matched 512 mb sticks of Kingston HyperX ram running in dual channel mode at supposedly 400 mhz freq. When I boot up I see that the ram freq. is 320 mhz, dual channel, linear mode. Is this normal? Why isn't it running at 400 mhz? I have been having stop error problems as well but I don't think it's related because the ram has been working fine for weeks, albeit verrry slow to check during boot-up. It's gotten considerably faster lately, (after Bios update) but it still takes a couple of minutes to check "NVram". I will start another thread about the AGP440 stop errors as soon as I am sure that reinstalling the drivers for my Radeon X1600 pro did not fix the problem. So far so good.

Thanks: Mark
 

A:Solved: DDR Frequency

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First of all:

Intel Pentium 4 (Prescott 640) @ 3.2Ghz (775LGA) (HT)
Core Speed (3192.5Mhz)
Multiplier (16 x 200 Mhz)
Bus Speed (800Mhz)
Rated Bus Speed (799.1Mhz)
L1 (16KBytes-64byte line size) (8-way)
L2 (2048KBytes-64-bye line size) (8-way)

Intel i925X - 82801FB (ICH6)
Memory type (DDR2) (Installed in Dual Channel mode)
Dell Dimension 8400 - BIOS v. AO9

WinXP (SP2) - DirectX (9.0c)

Memory size (1024 MBytes) (x2 PC2-4300-533mhz-512 Mbytes)
Memory frequency running @ (266.0Mhz) (3:4)
CAS# Latency (4 clocks)
RAS to CAS (4 clocks)
RAS Precharge (4 clocks)
Cycle time (12 clocks)​
Ok, so basically im not looking for a specific answer. However im really confused.
Lets break it down:

My fsb is 800mhz (Divided by 4) ITS ACTUALLY 200mhz
My processor speed runs @ 3200mhz (16 is the multiplier) (Hence, 16x200 = 3200)
My memory (522mhz) runs @ 266Mhz (divided by 2) (555 / 2 = 266)

So:

FSB = 200 MhzClick to expand...


Memory = 266 MhzClick to expand...


Hence = 4:5 RATIO Click to expand...

Now, i thought that the memory had to run AT or at LOWER speeds than the actual FSB which in my case is: memory= 266mhz and FSB= 200 mhz. I did some "research", and I read that this relationship of the memory being larger than the fsb was ok. It was called something like "unsynchronised".

So if I can run my memory at higher speeds (than the FSB) why cant i just buy an 800mhz memory and make it run at 400mhz? (I KNOW IT WOULDNT work, but why?) Is there like a... Read more

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Once again I'm having computer trouble and I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me.

I recently purchased a new motherboard, CPU and Graphics card and everything was working fine until I tried playing online Warcraft3. After trying that my screen has started going to a black screen with a box that says "24k/ohz Frequency is out of range" - I have experienced this once or twice before but it seemed to fix itself after I unplug and replug in the graphics cord that leads to the monitor. So from that experiencing i'm guessing the problem is with the graphics card, if I'm wrong - please don't hesitate to correct me, a brand new graphics card with problems isn't a nice thing to have afterall.

Oh I should point out that it is only that screen that comes up, after awhile of the message being up my monitor will put itself to hibernation mode but the computer remains turned on (I can still hear music and everything, I just can't see a thing)

Please help me.
 

A:Frequency Issue

Sounds like you need to either increase or decrease the display refresh rate at that resolution.
 

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My other Computer is Pentium 3, 256 Ram, Graphix card i dont know (but its bad). I recently changed the Screen resolution on my other computer, and right away the screen went black with a "Frequency out of Range" in the middle. I looked in the monitor manual, it said to restart computer, press F8, go into safe mode, change resolution, and restart. When i did that, nothing changed. Mayb i didn't save the settings? Somebody plz help.
 

A:Frequency out of Range

Yeah, try it again.....save them again, see if it works (usually just clicking 'ok' saves settings...but you might need to confirm the resolution change, otherwise it might change back...depepnds on the setup).

If that doesn''t work, maybe you can use your other monitor, which probably had a higher rate, and then set it lowerr from a normal boot.

Scorp.
 

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The maximum frequency can be found by going into the resource maneger from the task maneger. I know it is below 100% for laptops running in a power saving mode but it should never be belwo 100% for a desktop should it? It's not like im running a ton of processes and my core temps are 25c or below most of the time. Any ideas on why this could be happening and how I could fix it?

Thanks!

A:Maximum Frequency Below 100%

Mine's in the 70's ... desktop

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Are all nic cards the same frequency?
 

A:Are all nic cards the same frequency?

If you only have one WAP, all of the clients connecting to it will be on one frequency. OTOH, if you have a lot of clients, you'll probably want more than one WAP, and they'd be on different frequencies.
 

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Hello, so I have an old mobo in one of my systems that can only apparently support 667mhz and 800mhz ram. Is there any possible way to install 1066mhz ram in there? by overclocking or anything or such?
The motherboard is an MSI P35 Neo. (MS-7360)

Thanks!.
 

A:Motherboard ram frequency ?!

Some DDR2 1066 sticks will probably work, at DDR2 800 speed. Practically no harm possible to be caused if you have some lying around, but do NOT buy anything.
 

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I have some mp3/wav sounds and i want to convert them in high frequency.
So i need a high frequency software.
Any idea?

A:high frequency

Are you trying to convert from 44,100Hz to 96,000Hz ?

Why are you trying to convert anyway? You're final result will only be as good as the native file (like converting an mp3 to Wav)

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everything works fine no my comp but i was trying to convert videos and i get the messege " 27.9khz/53.2hz frequency out of range try other resolutions" then i have to hold the power button to shut down only way. what seems to be my problem? why is it only when i try video converters? the videos convert to about 70% then this happens. i have uninstalled and tryed different video converters only to get the same messege.

A:frequency out of range

26 veiws and still no help ? im also on a couple other help boards around the net and i havent had no luck in any kind of answer

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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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Hello All,

This is my first post but I have used this site to solve many of my problems before.

I have a RAM query, and even though I keep searching for info I get very lost in the details so I was hoping someone here could help me out.

I recently added 2 x 512mb RAM sticks to my motherboard, hoping to increase performance. There were already 2 x 512mb sticks installed. When only 2 are installed PCU-Z tells me the RAM runs at 200MHz, but when I add the other 2 they only run at 159.6MHz. I have checked the BIOS setup and it tells me the RAM is running at 333MHz.

So can I increase this to 400MHz? It does not allow me to change it in the BIOS setup. I have tried searching for the answer in the motherboard manual but havent had any luck - it just says that I can check the frequency, doesn't say anything about changing it. The BIOS setup also does not tell me the FSB (which PCU-Z tells me is 5:4).

According to Triple6 with reference to another user "4 DIMMS is your problem. Depending on the Stepping of your CPU it can restrict 4 sticks to running at 333Mhz instead of 400Mhz". Is this the case for my CPU? If so, could I buy 2 1Gb DDR 400 sticks and take out all the 512 sticks to allow the RAM to run at 400MHz? And if so again, would this increase performance other than marginally?

Any info is appreciated.

Thanks very much
 

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Hello people, I have just installed Windows XP to a computer and once it was finished i wanetd to change the screen resolution. So i did so and i must have put it too high and them onitor cant handle it so it says

Attention

64k/59hz

Frequency Is Out Of Range.

Ive had this problem a couple of times before and i was told to press F5 or F* on startup to go to safe mode and change it and it has worked, but this time i go to safe mode and it has the same thing. I go to last known good config and same thing... im stuck can someone please help
 

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Why does my RAM work at cca 320Mhz instead of 800?
Does anyone know?

A:Why is my RAM working on such low frequency?

It looks like that is the default setting. Is this an OEM or custom build PC? What is the make/model of the RAM? Can you download CPU-Z and post a screen shot of the SPD tab of the slots the RAM or in.

With RAM, there is a multiplier of 2, so in reality your RAM speed is/should be around 666 mhz. As you see mine, I'm using my RAM in XMP mode and it showing at 1200 mhz but with the mulitplier it's running at 2400 mhz. You can confirm this in your BIOS.

Most modern RAM stock/default speeds are 800 mhz and you have to adjust (essentially over clock) the RAM in the BIOS to the correct or desired speeds.

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I just bought a AMD 6000+ Athlon, but it shows only 3ghz in windows and other third party system-info programs. After looking around in google for the solution i found that your suppose to change the CPU frequency. By default it was already set at 200 which is the minimum, the maximum you can put is 400. But if i put anything above 225 my computer doesn't start up properly. Putting the frequency to 225 increase the CPU to 3.25ghz but this is not enough!!!
 

A:CPU frequency problem

The 6000+ is supposed to run at 3Ghz.

What were you hoping for?
 

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Hey All!,

I've always looked through overclockers.com but I've found TechSpot to be most resourceful for my needs. I love this place!

However, I've run into a basic newbie situation and it burns me I don't know the answer to this.

I have a Soyo P4-RC350 Motherboard. Which supports processors of 400/533/800 FSB Speeds.

I currently have a P4 2.25 GHz (533 FSB Speed).

The board supposedly allowed installation of PC2100, PC2700 and PC3200 NON-Dual (Single) Channel memory. However, per it's guide it states to use 266 or 333MHZ memory with my 533 FSB processor.

I wish to purchase 2 400MHz PC3200 DDR RAM chips. Although, I don't know if my board will allow that with my current processor.

I'd just go the PC2100 or PC2700 it states at 333MHz for this solution, but I've found the chip I wish to purchase (400MHz PC3200) to be cheaper.

Can I run the 400MHz PC3200 on my Soyo P4-RC350 Motherboard with the P4 2.25 GHz (533 FSB) Processor without worrying about anything getting messed up? Or do you all think it's a bad idea?
 

A:CPU FSB and Memory Frequency PLEASE HELP :)

You can run the 400mhz RAM at 333 with no problem. With the FSB at 533 the RAM should automatically run at 333 anyway. Ive found that there isnt any real performance difference between 400 and 333.
 

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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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I want to buy an additional ram, but I didn't find out my ram frequency, help me please !

I looked at the ram and it appears pc3 10600s but Speccy and Cpu Z says 10700 !!!
is it 667 MHz or 667*2= 1333 MHz ?

A:How to find out my ram frequency !

  
Quote: Originally Posted by HpBaxxter



I looked at the ram and it appears pc3 10600s but Speccy and Cpu Z says 10700 !!!
is it 667 MHz or 667*2= 1333 MHz ?


Do you say "it appears pc3 10600s" because you personally opened the case and read that off the sticks?

What brand and model do you have right now?

DDR stands for "double data rate"; so it is 667*2=1333.

DDR3 1333 can be designated as PC3 10600 or PC3 10666. A few manufacturer's use the PC3 10700 designation, but that is less common.

You could also go to Crucial.com and let its configurator sniff your PC. It will make recommendations for compatible RAM.

Have you looked at the compatible memory list at the motherboard manufacturer's web site? You don't have to stick with what's listed, but those listed should be compatible for sure.

It's generally recommended to match all sticks exactly (brand, model, size, voltage, etc), but you can often get away with not doing that.

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I just had a power blackout a few minutes ago and my computer shut off. I turn my computer back on when the citie's power comes back on, and my screen has a lot of white squares that keep flashing. Then the monitor goes black and I get a message saying that the frequency is too high. The message is from the monitor, not the computer; I never even get into windows. Drivers are updated, RAM, LCD, CPU, PSU, GPU, HDD, and everything have been tested on a different setup, and they all work flawlessly. So are the visual artifacts due to a shorted MB?
 

A:Video Frequency

Have you tried hitting F5/F8 and try booting into safe mode and selecting VGA mode?

if you can then connect another monitor to see if it is your Mainboard or graphics Card.

If you get into Vga mode then you can check adapter refresh frequency and lower it.
 

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