CPU Frequency???

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In my BIOS I have a setting called "CPU Frequency" which can be set from
200Mhz-300Mhz. What does that do?

PC:               Acer Aspire T160
Processor:    AMD Athlon64 3500+ (2.2 GHz)
Mainboard:   Acer FC51GM
BIOS:           Phoenix LTD, R02-B1
Chipset:        AMD
FSB:             2x1005MHz (2010MHz Data Rate Speed)
Memory Bus Speed:       2x200MHz (400MHz Data Rate Speed)

If you need more info message me. I really would like to know what this
does, and can't seem to find any info on it, even through Google.


Re: CPU Frequency???

On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 02:55:07 -0400, "nascartrekkie3"

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Sets the base clock, by default its 200.

Base clock x CPU multiplier = CPU MHz Speed.
Base clock x HT multiplier = Hypertransport speed. (200x5=1000)
DRAM Clock = CPU Clock / (ceil(CPU Clock Multiplier/Memory Divider))

Keep Hypertransport @ 1000 or less.
Use ram divider to keep ram below it's boiling point. ;)


Re: CPU Frequency???

nascartrekkie3 wrote:
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It is one of the settings that controls the clock speed of the CPU.  For
example, my 2.0GHz amd 3800+ runs at 200MHz times a multiplier of 10.
By changing my CPU frequency (sometimes called Front Side Bus or FSB) to
240, my CPU now runs at 240*10=2.4GHz.  There are numerous other
settings that must be changed for a good overclock, so read up first.

-Dylan C

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