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Re: [vox-tech] Athlon (was Hardware Question)
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Re: [vox-tech] Athlon (was Hardware Question)

I had to get a better pwr supply when my athlon system wasnt waking up from
suspend mode.  Something to do with enough power to my 3d card.  I wasn't
getting enough amps on my 3.3V supply leg.  32A is plenty now and my system

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Broadley" <bill@math.ucdavis.edu>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 2:31 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Athlon (was Hardware Question)

> My guess is the powersupply isn't up to the task.
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 08:05:30AM -0800, Stephen M. Helms wrote:
> > Since everyone is mentioning performance with Athlon's this brings up a
> > question I had.  This past weekend I purchased two Athlon XP 1700 an ECS
> > K75SA motherboard (with 256MB DDR2100 Kingston memory), and an ECS K7SEM
> > motherboard (with 256MB + 128 MB PC133 SDRAM).
> >
> > I put the motherboards into existing cases as replacement motherboards.
> >  When the system boots (both systems) the BIOS defaults to recognizing
> > the cpu as an Athlon 1100MHZ.  I changed the BIOS setting for the bus
> > from 100MHZ/100MHZ (memory bus/processor bus) to 133MHZ/133MHZ.  The
> > BIOS then shows correctly on boot as an Athlon XP 1700 (running at
> >
> > The problem is when it is set to 1100MHZ everything boots up fine.  When
> > I boot to what should be the correct setting of 1467MHZ the system does
> > not run properly with programs crashing and blue screens.  OK so right
> > now both system are running Windows 98 (One is for my father in-law and
> > one is for my wife).
> >
> > Any advice would be appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Stephen
> >
> > P.S.  The K75SA system is using a 8.4 GB hard drive and the K7SEM is
> > using a 3.2 GB hard drive, so I am not sure if it is possibly a hard
> > drive timing issue or not, since they are only umda33.
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> Bill Broadley
> Mathematics/Institute of Theoretical Dynamics
> UC Davis
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