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

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

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?

If everything goes smoothly and I have some compatible old RAM laying around, I might be able to build this entire system for under $100! I am a little worried though about why this motherboard was at Goodwill, and what might have happened to it before and after it got there. Without having turned it on, it at least looks like it's in great condition. Some of the jumper settings are wrong, but that can easily be fixed. If this works, it might be the 2nd coolest thing I've ever gotten at Goodwill, falling just shy of Herb Alpert's Whipped Cream LP.

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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 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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Hello,My laptop has HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module for WWAN.So, I wonder what kind of LTE Band and frequency supported with this module, HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module.I could not find any specifications of this module for supporting LTE Bands or frequencies.Please let me know the information about it.Thanks in advance 

A:Support LTE Band or frequency of HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module

Robin515 wrote:Hello,My laptop has HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module for WWAN.So, I wonder what kind of LTE Band and frequency supported with this module, HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module.I could not find any specifications of this module for supporting LTE Bands or frequencies.Please let me know the information about it.Thanks in advance You need to contact your mobile provider on this HP has nothing to do with WWAN connections.

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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.
 

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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
 

A:Ram's frequency?

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Hey guys,

I realize that there has been posts about this in the past. However, from what ive read they were still able to get into windows and mess around with things. Well this was the case the first time around, I was able to update my friends video card drivers that were 3 years out of date. That fixed the issue for about two weeks. The issue cropped up in the first place when my friends son installed Left for Dead 2 on the computer.

Now whenever the computer is turned on and windows vista starts to load it goes straight to the black screen with "Frequency out of range" dancing across the screen. I cant even get to the login screen for vista. I dont have the specs handy but it is an E Machine. I know *shudder* The computer is kinda dirty and I plan to clean it out, and the monitor is using onboard graphics.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thunder
 

A:Frequency Out of Range

That usually comes up when the refresh rate is too high.

there's an AUTO button or something on the front of the monitor.
change the refresh rate.
Iis it an onboard video or a card? are there any beeps on startup? if so how many?

sounds like the video fault, that is when the refresh rate is to high for the monitor couple things you could try

first
press f8 on boot and select vga mode
the once into the os reset the video card options

second
try another monitor

third
if its a card, swap it out, if its on board put a card in

lastly
reset the bios to defaults check your motherboard manual there is a jumper on the motherboard to do this normally.
 

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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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Just a general question. Can a CPU be installed on a motherboard that doesn't supports its full bus frequency. For example, can the new Pentium 4 3.2Ghz 800Mhz system bus work in a mainboard that only has a FSB max of 533Mhz. Or is it true to say that this processor will only work on mainboard with chipsets that support 800Mhz bus speeds?
 

A:CPU bus frequency and motherboard FSB

I think that the chip will run on the board, but it wouldn't run at it's full potential (800mhz). Instead, it will just run at the highest the board supports, which is 533.
 

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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?
 

A:Memory frequency....

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.
 

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Hi guys! First off, im glad to be in this community.

Well, after the past few months i have noticed that my computer has slowed down dramatically even though that i had fortnightly defragmented, virus scanned and cleared my hard drive from unnecessary files. My computer specifications are below:

Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 32 bit
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz
4GB Ram
ATI 3650
(This is a laptop btw)

Recently (as of the last couple of weeks) i have been searching for any clues into why my computer was running so slow. That is when i encountered the Intel Processing Identification Utility. With this Intel program it stated that my expected frequency for my cpu is 2.4GHz and my system bus is 1066MHz(correct). However, once is scanned my cpu it said that it's reported frequency is 0.79GHz and my system bus is 531Mhz!!! I was quite outstanded!

However, today im going to clean out the dust from the laptop to see if whether or not that will make a difference (im sure it will for the temperature).

Guys, any suggestions would be great at this time.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:CPU frequency problem.

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Apparently, according to my step-mom, DDR2 RAM is produced in different frequencies. How can I tell what Frequency my RAM is, in my PC, so I can buy some more that works with my PC?

Thanks!

~Saito
 

A:Question: RAM Frequency?

Go to crucial's site and input your system. It will show all compatible ram.

Another way is to open the case and look. Every ram chip I have seen will have the speed and required voltage on a sticker attached to the ram.
 

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Hi guys i have some trouble with my laptop ram
i have a VAIO VGN-FE550G recently upgraded from 1GB RAM (2 slots of 512MB) to 2GB RAM (2 slots of 1GB each)
the point is that when i had the 1GB RAM i had a 533MHz of frequency and when upgrading i just get 333
the new RAM is a (not very sure about what model is just writing all the labels it has)
HYS64T128021EDL-3S-B2;
1GB 2Rx8 PC2-5300S-555-12EQ

as far as i know it is a 677MHz, my laptop specs says it only suports 533, but only geting 333, is there anything i can do to get at least 533MHz??

im attaching a zip file containing some specs generated with "piriform speccy"

i would really appreciate some help thax and sorry about the grammar, english its not my mother language.
 

A:DRAM frequency

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When I turn my desktop computer on I get the message frequency out of range. I was able to reboot in the safe mode, but the icons is still very large, even after I've set the font size to normal. I'm not able to get internet service.
 

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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).

A:How fast should be NB Frequency?

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?
rvcjew

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

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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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i have a p5nsli motherboard that supports a 667 frequency of ram but why is my cpu_z tells this:


a 333 mhz dram frequency

5-77-31-20
 

A:Wrong RAM frequency?

Is it dual channel DDR2 PC667?
 

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Hi, it's me again, new systems up and running great thanks to all your help. I was going through the manual, and I was wondering what the difference was between the front side bus and the external frequency setting. My CPU has a 333mhz FSB, I was wondering if I should have the frequency set at 133mhz or 166mhz. Thanks!
 

A:FSB and external frequency

166 is the correct setting for the system clock resulting in 333 for the system bus speed
 

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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 mp3's recorded in 22 khz, but unfortunately, my
dvd/mp3 player (SONY DVPNS 315) cant read them unless they are
either 32, 44.1 or 48 khz.
How can I convert them without changing pitch or speed dramatically.

This is spoken word stuff so audio quality is not terribly important.
 

A:convert frequency of mp3's

Hiya

Not sure if this will work, as I haven't done them yet, but have a look:

http://webattack.com/get/mp3doctor.shtml

Regards

eddie
 

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