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November 23, 2002 2:41:50 PM

Bad Cpu or system problems??
I just installed a new XP2600 in my system, after restart it started crashing,memory stack dumps, everything had a problem and needed to close,Is this a dud processor?

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November 23, 2002 5:10:10 PM

No i havent done that yet, Could the problem be it's over clocking my DDR??I just got the Processor,333 FSB, but my DDR is 266?is this possible??
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November 23, 2002 10:23:36 PM

Yes thats your problem. You also need a DDR 333 capable motherboard to use the 333/166FSB athlons.
November 23, 2002 10:56:00 PM

I already have the mb MSI KT4VL,can i manually adjust the memory to 266 and still run the processor at 333??I can set the memory in bios to 266, but will it still work??
November 24, 2002 2:51:29 PM


You can run the processor with a 166mhz bus, but the memory with a 133 bus?


I've never seen that dun before. Pretty neato if you ask me. I've seen 100mhz processor buses, and 133 memory busses.

My 7Vaxp will do a 133fsb with the memory to 200mhz. But as soon as I go up to 166 on the fsb, the memory goes sync. Which almost chaps my ass, but I can drop my latency down to 2, and a few other timings down, too.


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