hey guys im kinda at the end of the rope here as far as patience goes, last night i finished installing the 64 bit version of windows professional on my laptop.
i had purchased 4GB of RAM from newegg, OCZ PC2 6400 800 (2x 2GB) @ 1.8v, to make better use of the OS, i previously had 2 GB of PC2 5300s (2x 1GB) that i believe was running at 667 1.8v.
my knowledge on computers is very basic, so i thought the RAM i had purchased was fine. while still running vista i installed one of the modules bringing me up to 3 GB, it ran fine so i thought i was OK. then after i finished installing 7 i installed the second module and thats when it failed to startup correctly. i removed one and replaced it with one of the original modules and was OK again.
confused i checked online and found that i probably had purchased RAM that was running at the incorrect frequency. now i need to return it and buy a new pair, can you guys help me choose the right one?
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
Newegg.com - CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 200-Pin DDR2 SO-DIMM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Laptop Memory Model VS4GSDSKIT667D2 - Laptop Memory
this is what i was looking at not sure if it will work though. by the way my cpu is a core 2 duo T7200
I have a list of terms like:
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:
Any help would be most appreciated.
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?
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.Read other 1 answers
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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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 ).
Greetings HP Community, I really need some help figuring out what RAM is required for my laptop. I have bought: "Crucial 8GB Single DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL11 SODIMM 204-Pin 1.35V/1.5V Notebook Memory CT10246..." from amazon and it never fitted my laptop when I opened to add it on there. It was so hard to open, I mean it took the life out of me, because it was my first time and I did not want to BREAK anything since it's all very cheap plastic on this Laptop! I mean horrible plastic. Eventually, I ended up scratching the edges of the plastic silver part a lot and destroyed my lapops body lol. They try to make them in a way that it barely opens up, money making of course, why else? LOL. NOT HERE FOR THIS THOUGH. Just need some advice on WHICH RAM TO GET FOR MY LAPTOP. I have tried researching everywhere online, but it seems that this laptop model/variant isn't to popular and there's barely any info you can find on this. I would REALLY APPRECIATE any information regarding which ram it really uses. I need to buy one ASAP and would love to get the correct one this time around LOL. ALSO, anyone know how many GB RAM is the maximum it will take? Laptop came with a single 4gb ram, want to try and add a single 8 or Single 12 maybe if one exists or a single 16 if one exists lol?? WOuld that work?Forgot to mention: PREVIOUS RAM DOES NOT HAVE A LABEL INDICATING THE MODEL. That's why when I had first opened it to install the 'new' ram I bought... It didn't f... Read more
Here is the Memory specified by HP: Memory modules (2, PCL3, 12800, 1600-MHz): 8 GB 693374-005 https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-1600MHz-PC3-12800-KVR16LS11/dp/B00CQ35HBQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=U... See, p. 61. The Manual says there are 2 slots. How many did you find? The memory you tried to install should at least fit in the slots. As far as the plastic, there is no plastic you can get that will stand up to gouging and scratching by somebody who should not be trying to take a laptop apart. There are all kinds of Youtube videos available and you can avoid causing damage by using proper tools and techniques. Too late now. There are 2 slots and each slot can take an 8 gig module so it will run 16 gigs. I guess you cannot do any more damage. Maybe a picture of what you are seeing so we can tell why you can't clip the DDR3 memory into a DDR3 slot??Read other 5 answers
I just purchased a HP Envy 750-124 computer, and needed to upgrade the power supply unit so that I can use my GeForce GTX 760 video card in it. The card requires a 400w power supply, but the computer only has a 300w power supply and no extra cable to actually plug into a video card. Searching around, I see that it is a uATX, but I can't seem to locate any power supply units that have a 4 pin (square) plug for the motherboard, 24 Pin (rectangle) plug for the motherboard, SATA plug for the HD, small plug for the Ultra Slim Tray SuperMulti DVD Burner (has the same 'L' shape as the SATA connectors, only very small, labelled 'P5' on the connector), as well as the x6x2 connectors for video card. Can I get a better power supply unit directly from HP (anywhere from 400-600w)? If so, where can I find them on the website? My searches have turned up very little so far. If HP doesn't seel these, is there somewhere I can find a compatible power supply, or have I just wasted $811.00 on something I can't upgrade?
The P5 connector is the molex 4 pin standard used for older model hard drives. PATA hard drives and most other IDE devices use a standardized, 4-conductor power connector like the one shown at the right, which is called a Molex or P5 connector. This connector is becoming a lot less common as SATA displaces PATA as the drive interface standard for desktop computers. If this agrees with what you need then here's a nice Corsair CX500 for you. 1 x 24-Pin main connector1 x 8-Pin EPS12V CPU2 x PCI-E5 x SATA4 x Peripheral---------------------------this is the old style 4 pin Molex.1 x FloppyRead other 6 answers
How would i find what version of XP Pro is on a computer? I need to run a Windows repair so I found the product key (using Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder v1.5.) I have the "Windows XP Professional OEM" and "Windows XP Professional Retail" and "Windows XP Professional Upgrade" CD's but i cant find anywhere in the system that gives me the information i need to know which one to use. If anyone could help it would come in very handy for future repairs and reloads on different computers.
On your System Properties window you will see a Product Id number if it has the letters OEM in it, then your version of windows is an OEM version.
Dont bother with the upgrade CD use either the full OEM or Retail, whichever matches the installed version of course.
what is a good graphics card to upgrade my hp 1220 AMD fx tm 8100 Core Processor 2.80 GHZ. It'S Windows 7 and I recently started to run Adobe CC 2015 on it but it can't handle it. I think I need toupgrade my Power Supply and also graphics card but I don't know what to get?
@L-BUG?, welcome to the forum. What is the full model of your computer? There are several 1220 models from printers to AIO's.Read other 1 answers
Hi all, I hope I am posting this in the right category. I need to upgrade my video card and am not sure just how to go about making sure I get the correct one.
I have a sony vaio desktop PCV RX741 with an AMD processor, 1.53 GHz. The current video card is an SiS 650_740 which is just not quite enough to do the things I want to do.
I'd like to get one that would support WoW at least.
I've tried several google searches but I think I am not asking the right question. I'm hoping for an nvidia geforce type card.
Suggestions on how to go about this would be most appreciated.
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Can someone direct me to a resource for a legitimate upgrade for pheonix bios from 4.0 V6.0 to V6.1 for a very old hp pavilion xe 749? Thanks.Michael E. Lindenmeyer MS, MS, PE160826.2124
@tfilmel?, welcome to the forum. The only legitimate updates for HP BIOS's are those developed by HP. They have their motherboards made to their specs. Therefore, no other updates from any other source will work. Your computer is no longer supported by HP. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.Read other 1 answers
Here's the problem:
I purchased two Windows 8 Pro Keys from Microsoft, one for myself and one for a laptop I sold. Unfortunately, after I upgraded to Windows Media Center, I lost track of which key belongs to my laptop. Since a new key was generated for my installation with Media Center, I have no idea how to determine which original key belongs to my laptop. Any ideas on how to determine the original key would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Try this vbs script---
Hello, I've just upgraded from Win2000 Professional to WinXP Professional and am using Outlook 2000 for my email. I can't seem to find out where the files are to import my old emails and folders.
Open Windows Explorer. Go to Tools, Folder Options and click on the View tab. Make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked. Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files". Now click "Apply to all folders" Click "Apply" then "OK".
Now search your hard drive for *.pst
I'm new here and I'm having a problem upgrading from Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit to Windows 8 Pro 64 bit on my Dell N5050. I'm getting a screen that says "What needs your attention". It listed 3 programs to uninstall because they are not compatible with Windows 8. I was able to uninstall 2 of them with no problem, but the 3rd one I can't even find on my computer. The program is Bluetooth Win7 Suite (64) and the screen that it's listed on has an "Uninstall" button that does nothing when I click on it. I've done a complete search of my computer (luckily there's not much on it) and I can't find this program. Any help would be appreciated as I'm not very computer literate. Thank you all in advance.
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless, useful for mice, keyboards, pairing with cellphones, tablets, etc. The program itself may be in C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86). The x86 signifies the Folder where 32-bit programs get installed. Have you checked Device Manager for a listing for the adapter? Have you checked with Support | Dell US for drivers for the Bluetooth adapter? You'll need the Service Tag from a sticker on the case. Frequently the Bluetooth will be part of the Wi-Fi adapter, turn Wi-Fi off and Bluetooth will be off. I have an N5010 that I resurrected and that's the only feature that doesn't work but I can use a Bluetooth USB dongle when I need it.Read other 1 answers
I have PeoplePC as my dial-up ISP and as of late there have been problems that have been happening more and more frequently that have made my surfing experience very unfriendly.
Half the time I go to send an email using my Outlook Express there will be a delay of anywhere from 15 to 30 or more seconds while it says something about CONNECTING or FINDING host. Eventually... It will send the email.
Same thing when surfing. Sometimes I will click on a link and NOTHING will happen. No hourglass... absolutely nothing and then finally, the page will start to load in.
Now... It's not a case where the page is slow to load after it is found. It seems like my PC has all this damn searching to do to find the damn site. I am very frustrated over this.
Some would suggest that this is part of the reality of having a dial-up connection but I have had dial-up for over 7 years and have had nothing like this occur nor as often.
Does this sound like it's an ISP issue? Or my PC? especially the email issue where it waits for sometimes up to 45 seconds while it looks for the host.
Just wondering if changing my ISP will fix this?
Thanks in advance
Most likely changing your ISP will be the best solution. Is Broadband available in your area??
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.
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
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?
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.
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
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
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?
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
Worth reading, http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum...-frequency.html.Such messages usually relate to monitor/display settings, I'd try adjusting the resolution.LouisRead other 1 answers
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?
You already have a thread here asking the same thing. Do not start duplicate posts regarding the same topic.
This thread is closed.
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..
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://188.8.131.52/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:
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?
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
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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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
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:
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.
Out of Frequency
HF: 30(-)70 KHz
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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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.
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?
AMD's cool and quiet feature downclocks the CPU during idle/low usage...it can be turned off if so desired....Read other 8 answers
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.
You can but it will all run at the slowest frequency. Not worth it. Dimms should always be exactly the same for best performance.Read other 3 answers
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
When the processor has different loads on it, depending on how intensive the load is, it will fluctuate the rate or frequency depending so.
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?
I accidentally set mine to 83mhz and got an extra 300pts in 3dMark 03. But you risk damaginf the card.
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?
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.
“% 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
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
if your motherboard bios has dynamic overclocking, turn it off.
Some CPUs are locked.
Okay, I'm totally stumped on this. It started few weeks ago, when every morning that I would turn on my computer my monitor would display a signal saying "frequency out of range" I would then manually turn off my pc and turn it on again until an image was displayed. I tried checking the resolution and everything was fine, refresh rate was fine and everything. I have an AMD 6670 and an HD1700 gateway monitor. I already tried updating my drivers and entered in safe mode. Now, the strange thing is, it ONLY happens on mornings. I keep my computer on most of the day, but I've turned it off and on during the day to see if I still received the same message and it works just fine. This doesn't happen when I play games or anything only every morning on startup and I have to reboot until I see an image on my screen after about three tries and then it works fine even if I reboot it. I'm using Windows 7 Professional.
Instead of rebooting the computer try, unplugging the power cable to the monitor, pressing the power button on the monitor, then plugging it back in and turning on the monitor and see if that works as well.
You also need to list the full and complete specs of the computer. Be sure to include the make and model of the power supply as well; you may have to open the side of the computer to see the sticker on the power supply. Or if its a brand name system list the exact model and any upgraded parts you have. You can use the TSG Info tool to fill in your missing computer information in your user profile as well: http://forums.techguy.org/7586892-post1.html
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 have 2x2GB DD3 1333mhz Kingmax RAM and I see the NB Frequency at 1597mhz(1600mhz) and i want to know how much should be this NB Frequency.
P.S:I heard it should be 3xDRAM Frequency(667mhz).
its actually MT and not mhz but people say mhz and to answer your question your motherboard is slight OC'ing that RAM to 12800(1600) instead of its rated 10600(1333) speed which if its stable is fine. you get your sticks speed by doubling its speed so a 1600 stick runs at 2x800 mhz to give you that speed. its confusing i know. if you look at your memory in cpu-z like i posted below you can get an idea for what your memory supports and what it is at?
Taken from my post on a lenovo forum:
heres mine for reference> CPU-Z :you can see in my shot that it shows what its currently at. my NB actualy shows what it is at real time because mines a little nicer of a motherboard thats all. Also cpu-z seems to read some speeds funny as for mine its says its 10700 under SPD when its really 17000. this is because it does not read my XMP profile. Here is a more detailed picture of my ram info to give you an idea> AIDA64
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!!!
The 6000+ is supposed to run at 3Ghz.
What were you hoping for?
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?
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.
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
Try a system restore to a time before you changed monitor.
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.
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".
Stupid question perhaps:
Just built my first custom PC a week ago, running great. But the memory I bought (512Mb Kingston DDR pc2700) says 333Mhz on the pkg, however the default setting or whatever is 266mhz. Is it perfectly safe for me to up the memory frequency to 333mhz in the BIOS or am I confusing that with something else?
Congrats on your first pc build. Glad to hear everything's running fine.
The memory frequency and cpu frequency are 2 different frequencies.
The PC2700 memory is rated to run up to 333mhz (166mhz x2)
but the default frequency in the bios is 266mhz (133 x2) since the default FSB is 133MHz and your cpu/memory ratio is 1:1.
You most certainly should be able to run your memory at 333mhz as long as your motherboard bios has that option.
There are 2 ways for you to overclock your memory through your bios. The first and most common way is for you to increase your FSB to 166mhz w/ a cpu/memory ratio of 1:1.
There also might be an option in your bios that gives you a cpu/memory ratio of 3:4 or 4:5.
Before you start overclocking your cpu and memory, you might want to check out www.overclockers.com and do some research or ask a few questions. We will be most willing to help you get started.
I have an excel work sheet that uses colors in a matrix of people and skills they posses.
along the y axis would be the people, along the x axis would be the skill.
i am denoting colors, green=skilled, blue=needs refreshment, red=not trained.
I need to tabulate how many skills each person has.
Is there a way to be able to count the number of times a color, (i.e green) box occurs in a row/column?
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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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