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My first ever problem with an AMD chip

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July 17, 2003 2:25:23 PM

Greetings.. not sure if I'm posting to the right place or whatever, but I'm having trouble with my system after upgrading the cpu from a Duron 1Ghz to an Athlon XP1800+. Basically, neither the bios or WinXP recognise the chip, claiming that it's an "unknown cpu" running at 1150MHz.
Haven't figured out how to fix this problem. The board is a fairly old one (that still supports up to 2400+), being an MSI K7T Turbo2. I really want to fix this and it's bugging the hell out of me. Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.

Regards,
David Harcourt

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July 17, 2003 3:01:34 PM

Did you update the BIOS yet?
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July 17, 2003 3:30:38 PM

did you change the FSB to 133Mhz in Bios?
July 17, 2003 4:52:46 PM

Sounds like Error# ID-10-t.

You CPU is fine.

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July 17, 2003 8:10:13 PM

chabge fsb from 100 to 133
July 17, 2003 11:06:35 PM

its gotta be that...cause the 1800 has an 11.5x multiplyer so...if it ran at 100mhz fsb you would get 1150mhz...instead of 1530mhz.

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July 17, 2003 11:08:52 PM

It's yet another of the same error most do and ask too often here. I just wish people would read the manual or something.
Unless they did set it to 133MHZ and nothing happened.

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July 18, 2003 2:52:12 AM

Putting BSEL pins on the Athlon would have gone a LONG WAY towards it's adaptation by major OEMs too!

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