/ Sign-up
Your question

Just upgraded processor and there is a problem!!! need help!

  • CPUs
  • Processors
  • AMD
Last response: in CPUs
January 29, 2013 3:29:19 PM

i just upgraded my processor to this one AMD Phenom II X4 965 BlackEdition

my mainboard is : BIOSTAR NF520A2-TE (it is socket AM2+ but it still support this processor)
i updated today my BIOS and put my new processor and everything boot up fine , bios is under default optimized settings!
but look at this screenshot
it runs on 800MHz while it is supposed to run 3.4GHz , really strange!
I don't know what to do...

my power supply is 450W TrendSonic T-450ATX Trend Sonic , screenshot
maybe PSU is problem?

my previous processor was "amd dual core 2.7GHz"
also my graphics card is nvidia geforce 9600gt ddr3 512mb
ram is 2gb DDR2

i need quick help guys!

thanks in advance!

More about : upgraded processor problem

January 29, 2013 3:42:10 PM

iceclock said:
id reset the bios cmos, battery and customize the options in bios to be in sync with ur processor and memory.

that should work.

Can i clear CMOS with utility that i used to update BIOS , cuz it have that option to select?
but how u mean to sync bios settings with my processor i don't get it ?
Related resources
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 3:42:42 PM

remove the battery instead.

like go in and manually set what u want. like memory timing, default voltage. memory speed. cpu settings. onboard stuff.

a b à CPUs
January 29, 2013 3:48:22 PM

What I come up with is 3.214GHz (4 x 803.72= 3214.88), but it does not list the max TDP at 125, check your BIOS for right settngs.
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 3:49:48 PM

ya well he chose optimized settings thats why i recommanded to manually insert values.

January 29, 2013 4:03:25 PM

yes but i don't know what values to enter?
also in bios there is no voltage or such thing there is only voltage for RAM o.O
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 4:05:10 PM

hmm. er using default i presume would work.

January 29, 2013 6:25:24 PM

its already under default and there is no option to change multiplier , maybe if i increase multiplier it will be normal, is there some tool for that?
i tried AMD OverDrive but it dont support my chipset nvidia...:( ((
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 6:47:26 PM

well change the multiplyer to get ur default clock speed for ur cpu.

January 29, 2013 6:55:34 PM

Have you checked CPUZ while stressing the CPU i.e playing a game.

You may have power saving options on which lowers voltage & speeds while 'idle' & should go to full power once you're doing heavy tasks.
January 29, 2013 7:09:44 PM

yes you will have to buy a new motherboard if you want to make use of your phenom II x4 965 i'm actually surprised it even boots with that CPU & i'd suggest a new PSU.
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 7:25:47 PM

hmm, sounds like maybe u need a new-mobo buddeh

January 29, 2013 7:38:56 PM

so i should buy new motherboard that support AM3 socket , right?
and new psu
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 7:46:43 PM

yes, ur ps is weak and generic bad quality, motherboard is biostar thats just not very good quality.

whats ur budget and country of origin?

January 29, 2013 7:52:34 PM

i will figure something out, thanks guys for help!
a c 144 à CPUs
a b À AMD
January 29, 2013 8:09:50 PM

alright cheers.

a b à CPUs
January 29, 2013 8:10:44 PM

You have cool and quiet enabled in the bios, that reading of 800Mhz is cool and quiet lowering the the core frequency of the cpu, As soon as you run an intensive program the clock speed rams up to the max the cpu can operate at and auto change the multiplier.

One cause.

The other is the Fsb of the cpu is 200Mhz, so set that then you want a multiplyer of 17. 200x17=3400Mhz.

The stock speed of the BE. Next you need to set the right revision of silicone the cpu is using the stepping. And set the frequency Cpu DID to the right setting it wants.