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



p.s.:  I have the same exact set up (same chipset and motherboard that I
bought at frys in sacramento).  I bought an enermax pwr supply after
researching it on the web.  Cost me a hundred bones but again, no problems
and my system screams.
Jim
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim" <evesautomotive@sysmatrix.net>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 8:40 AM
Subject: 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
> screams.
>
> Jim
> ----- 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
> 1467MHZ).
> > >
> > > 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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