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Problem with nforce2 bios

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i dunno what happened but my computer is running at 1.3 ghz (13 * 100 mhz) when it is supposed to be running at 2.158 (13 * 166 mhz). my games are experiencing lots of lag because of that. how do fix the problem? (my pc is an emachines...)


AMD Athlon XP 3000+ (2.159)
nforce 2 motherboard
PC 2700 768 mb RAM
Western Digital 160 GB @ 5400 rpm
PNY Geforce 6600 GT 128 MB @ 560 mhz/1.1 ghz
400 W PSU
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AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Nvidia Nforce 2 Windows XP 17" LCD Emachine 
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post #2 of 5
Reset the FSB to 166 in the BIOS.
Opps... never mind... I missed the emachine thing.
You probably have to reset the CMOS!
    
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for resetting the cmos, do i switch the powercap or take out the battery?
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post #4 of 5
First disconnect the power cord.
You can do the battery removal but still remove the cable.
Note. NEVER POWER UP with the CMOS when set to reset.
    
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X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
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MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
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500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
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i took out the battery out and put it back on and the speed is still the same. did i do it right?
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Nvidia Nforce 2 Windows XP 17" LCD Emachine 
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400 Watt Premium Doom Series 
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Nvidia Nforce 2 Windows XP 17" LCD Emachine 
PowerCase
400 Watt Premium Doom Series 
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