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Does anyone know what this is? CPU/host/pci/spreadspec?

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Karl04

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Aug 1, 2002
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Suffolk, VA, USA
I found this in the bios screen under voltage control

CPU Host/PCI/Sread Spec
here are the things that were in that menu

default
100/33mhz/-.5%
100/33mhz/off
100/33mhz/+ - .5%

etc. is that front side bus? or what?

Karl
 

itizme

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Nov 3, 2002
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Barrie
Absolutley correct. The Host clock should not be trying all sorts of fancy things on its own by changing the frequencies slightly, you clock it, you control it with your settings which are stable frequencies.
However you will want to see how your ram behaves, it may want to run at hclk (hclk = host clock, the same speed of the processor) but play with it, find its limit which will likely be indicated by the system freezing, not booting, or blue screening.
Don't forget that turbo setting though, it just may help as well.
 
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