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I have an AMD Athlon XP 'what?' ??

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Stupid question but i recently formated , and ni my computers properties im pretty sure i remember it said AMD athlon XP 3000+ .. but now it just says AMD Athlon XP

am i crasy ? hehe
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Download CPU-Z. It should accuratly tell you the model of your CPU with little fuss.
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You sure have a problem....
The 3000+ and I believe you have the 333MHz FSB one because you show 1.3GHz in your system specs and it should be running @ 2167MHz or 13X166 so you must be on a 100MHz FSB or 100X13=1300 or 1.3GHz ... perhaps that is why it's not showing as a 3000+
    
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ya i checked the bios and it was at 13 x 100.. i then tried to change it to 166, but the computer wouldnt boot.. after i reset the comp from the mobo and i checked again it showed as Athlon, without the XP lol.. weird

but ill try that CPU Z and see what it tells me. think its underclocking itself??
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Not completly firmiliar with that MB... check for a jumper, some have a 1-2 location default which llockes it to a 100MHz FSB and 2-3 pin allows 133, 166, and 200!

Get your Manual out, if you don't have it download it and look at page 21.
At the bottom it shows the FSB jumper, set it to 1-2, if it's on 2-3 it's locked @ 200MHz and will give you that 1.3G your seeing.
    
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