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AMD Athlon 2600+ Processor


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phil308win

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Hey,

Here's my problem: I have an AMD Athlon 2600+ Processor that should be running at 1.9Ghz. It's running at 1.3Ghz. FSB speed is 333mhz, my RAM also slowed down heaps - went in the BIOS and got the RAM running at 320Mhz which is the highest I can get it.

This all started happening when I went over to my mates and had a LAN, on the way there the computer fell on the floor because I had to brake suddenly to avoid hitting a kangaroo :blink: - However, the computer was fine while gaming at my mates house and only started running slow when I got back. I have formatted a couple of times since it has happened but it stays the same.

If you guys help me fix this ill be forever in your debt, or, in the words of an aussie BLOODY HAPPY :whistling:


Thanks.
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phil308win

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oops I should add:

Processor is a Gigabyte RZ 2004.

"RZ series motherboard, 7VM400M-RZ, VIA KM400 chipset"
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Well, sounds like the power is low. You could have damaged the power supply when you dropped it. also check around the bios and look at some of the voltage it may be lowered. if you do raise the volts watch your temperatures.

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Edited by bobthemailman, 02 July 2006 - 06:21 AM.

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Had a play around in the BIOS - Cant get it running any faster without becoming unstable.

I tried a spare 450W power supply, nothng.

Perhaps the mobo is damaged and needs replacing?

Cheers,



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Are you sure the computer was running at 1.9 Ghz before? I had a barton 2600 that was running well but one day i was looking in the bios and noticed the cpu was running at 1.4 and windows said the processor was a 2200. I tried overclocking but that just heated things up too hot when even running at 1.9 Ghz. I finally figured out that the chipset software was older than what i needed. Luckily i had the utilities CD that came with the motherboard and when i installed the utilities the MB saw the cpu as a barton 2600. I never thought to look at the cpu speed when i got this kit and put it together.

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phil308win

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Positive, I noticed a big drop in FPS, then noticed the speed had dropped.


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