Originally Posted by jimmyh
A few years ago i had to buy a new cpu and motherboard, so i went out and bought an AMD 2100+ Athlon, and a Gigabyte GA-7VAX.
Any way i have never been able to run it at it's full speed, currently it is running as an AMD 1500+ at about 1.34mhz, if I try it any higher it overheats and i have to lower it again.
Here is the html report from cpuz.
Ive try'd to increase the Front Side Bus Frequency 107.0 MHz
that's when it starts to hang, again i'll double check tonight.
Name AMD Athlon XP
Code Name Palomino
Specification AMD Athlon(tm) XP 1500+
Family / Model / Stepping 6 6 2
Extended Family / Model 7 6
Package Socket A
Core Stepping A5
Technology 0.18 Âµ
Supported Instructions Sets MMX, Extended MMX, 3DNow!, Extended 3DNow!, SSE
CPU Clock Speed 1337.4 MHz
Clock multiplier x 12.5
Front Side Bus Frequency 107.0 MHz
Bus Speed 214.0 MHz
L1 Data Cache 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L1 Instruction Cache 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L2 Cache 256 KBytes, 16-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L2 Speed 1337.4 MHz (Full)
L2 Location On Chip
L2 Data Prefetch Logic yes
L2 Bus Width 64 bits
Motherboard manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Motherboard model GA-7VAX,
BIOS vendor Award Software International, Inc.
BIOS revision F7
BIOS release date 10/31/2002
Chipset VIA KT400 (VT8377) rev. 00
Southbridge VIA VT8235 rev. 00
Sensor chip ITE 0
DRAM Type DDR-SDRAM
DRAM Size 768 MBytes
DRAM Frequency 140.3 MHz
FSBRAM FSB + 33 MHz
DRAM Interleave 4-way
CAS# Latency 2.5 clocks
RAS# to CAS# 3 clocks
RAS# Precharge 3 clocks
Cycle Time (TRAS) 6 clocks
# of memory modules 3
Module 0 DDR-SDRAM PC2100 - 256 MBytes
Module 1 Hyundai Electronics DDR-SDRAM PC2100 - 256 MBytes
Module 2 Hyundai Electronics DDR-SDRAM PC2100 - 256 MBytes
Here are some settings from my bios.
DDR Vtt 1.232
Current System Temp 46
Fan Speed 3750rpm
No System fan(could be unplugged actually)
CPU Temp 52/125 ( to high i guess)
Some other settings to do with memory
DRAM Clock [auto] ( other options were 100-DDR200, 133 - DDR266 and 166 - DDR333