Does Windows recognize 2800+?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Petros, Oct 15, 2003.

  1. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    I'm looking at my system properties right now and it says that I have an AMD Athlon XP, 2.26 GHz. Shouldn't it say 2800+ there? If so, why wouldn't Windows show that? I know that's the right processor speed...
     
  2. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    handybuddy. the actual clock speed of the amd chip is 2.26 ghz. The "pentium equivalent" speed rating that that amd chip is equal to is 2800+
     
  3. adamg

    adamg Guest

    I think HandyBuddy was referring to the fact that it doesnt say "2800+" in the dialog, and not that it says 2.26ghz. That is a bit strange, my friends got a 2200+ and it says that in the dialog box.
     
  4. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    friend has his 2500+ oc'd to 11x200 which is 3200+ speed and it even says "3200+" under system properties.
    dunno. :confused:

    you have sp1, right? and other windows updates? i think there was one for this way back.
     
  5. Petros

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    Yes...got em all. It's so strange. My 2100+ showed up, and if people's processors clocked to the proper frequency show up at 3200+, mine should as well.
     
  6. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    have you ran windows update to see if the latest cpu update applies ?
     
  7. Petros

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    Yup, and there has been nothing to download. I also tried updating it from the device manager. I remember there was some Athlon driver that came out not too long ago, but I don't remember where it was.
     
  8. Yharn

    Yharn meh.

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    my xp2500 @200x11 says 2.21 in sysytem properties. i have all updates etc.....
     
  9. dubstar

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    Start > Settings > Control Panel > System ^ General Tab

    thats what mine says after System, and Registered to
     
  10. Doom

    Doom OSNN Senior Addict

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    2.26ghz for an athlon 2800? Mine only runs at 2.09ghz but it does say it's an athlon 2800. Is there something wrong with my processor?
     
  11. Bronx Bomber

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    doom - maybe your processor is just underclocked to make it more stable.
     
  12. Petros

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    2.09 GHz indicates that it has a Barton core. Mine is a Thoroughbred. The Barton has more cache memory and is clocked lower, and it's also a better overclocker too! I'd look into that.
     
  13. Doom

    Doom OSNN Senior Addict

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    Heh heh. Thank's lad. I'm up to an athlon 3000+ now. 2.18 gig's
     
  14. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    I'd like to hijack this thread for a second to compliment Gonzo on his sig...outstanding!
     
  15. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    :cool: why thankyou.
     
  16. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    you're welcome ...you all can have this thread back now =]
     
  17. arson_nick

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    Hunt around in the bios. My old computer had like 1400Mhz or 1700+ for an option in the performance section.
     
  18. RogerPhillis

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    As Dubstar said a normal 2800+ Athlon is 2,083 Mhz based on 333 FSB, and a 3000+ plus Processor is 2,167 Mhz similarly unclocked.
     
  19. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    I recently install a Barton 2.5gig into a Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2 board which consistently incorrectly reported the processor speed. Then almost by magic (after about the thirtieth re-boot) the board correctly identified the CPU. Why this happened I don’t know but suggest it’s a problem with the BIOS on the motherboard.