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Can I use Opteron 885s with a Tyan S2892 (K8SE) board? by [email protected]
I've got a Tyan S2892 (K8SE) motherboard that uses a pair of 2XX Opterons. Does anyone know if a pair of 885s will work with this board? Is there any performance gain to using them?
April 9th 09 07:00 PM
by Benjamin Gawert Go to last post
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Running MS DOS on an LCD by don
I still have an old 486 DOS machine which I do use, but I'd like to upgrade the 60lb monitor with a new LCD one. Would like to know if DOS and WIN 3.1 would be able to use this new technology. The machine does have a fairly good video card in it.
April 4th 09 10:29 PM
by Zootal Go to last post
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Phenom 8750 and cooling requirements by kenk
I am going to be building my first AMD-based computer. I have settled on the 8750--it will be used mainly in a business environment without gaming, so it will not be very "stressed". What kind of cooling apparatus is needed for this cpu? Is there a cooler provided by AMD? Is it sufficient?...
April 2nd 09 05:06 PM
by Darren Garrison Go to last post
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Athlon 64 3800+ Vs Athlon 64 X2 4800 by Victek
I'm considering upgrading my single core Athlon 64 3800+ to a dual core Athlon X2 4800. The 4800 in the name suggests a significant performance increase, but I wonder if there really is since the actual frequencies are 2.4 Ghz and 2.5 Ghz respectively? Does anyone have experience with these...
March 30th 09 05:09 PM
by Victek Go to last post
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phenom II and XP by ken
I have updated my MSI K9A2 cf-f with a Phenom II X3 720. XP recognizes the 3 cores in Device Manager, shows only 2 cores in Task Manager and AMD OverDrive shows only 2 cores and Cell Temp shows only 2 cores. Any ideas short of doing an XP repair???
March 29th 09 11:50 PM
by Zootal Go to last post
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original Phenoms and the TLB bug-- still good enough? by Darren Garrison
Anyone running Phenom "1" processors that have the TLB bug? Is it obscure enough that you can still use the CPU without typically running into it? I ask because I had been planning on waiting until around the end of the year and seeing what prices were like on Phenom II quads to do a drop-in...
March 29th 09 08:22 PM
by pokey man Go to last post
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Overclocking Phemon II 940 by DaveN
What are safe temps for overclocking this chip? I'm trying to see if I can knock off a day or two on long 3D renders by overclocking. Right now it peaks at 64c during the day when the house is warmer. Thanks!
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March 21st 09 05:29 PM
by Zootal Go to last post
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AM2 temps, Brisbane 6000+ by tonyk
I think I've finally gotten temp readings that reflect what my temps should be, 42c at idle never above 60c at full load. I have Speedfan 4.38b reporting the cpu temp at the same temp as the bios, while core temp 99.5 shows core 0 and core 1 as about 4c higher. My question: Should the core...
March 19th 09 06:22 PM
by tonyk Go to last post
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problems in ugrade ga-7vax + athlon xp 2600 by gregpap
I recenlty upgrated the xp2000+ to xp2600 (333fsb) and added 2 kingston 256 (333mhz) dimms to the already 1 256mb (333) seitec dimm, total 768mb. I also upgrated the bios ver to F13. I have made all the necessary adjustments to the sw1(166 fsb) and cock multiplier (auto), so in the system info...
March 8th 09 09:42 AM
by james123 Go to last post
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Phenom 64-bit virtualization capabilities by Jan Wielemaker
Hi, I'm trying to run WindowsXP-64 under 64-bit Linux on a machine with this processor (according to /proc/cpuinfo): AMD Phenom(tm) 9600B Quad-Core Processor Sofar, vmware 5.5.9 and VirtualBox 2.1.4 both refuse, claiming they cannot virtualize 64-bit on this processor. XEN refuses because...
March 3rd 09 09:24 AM
by Jan Wielemaker Go to last post
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Overheating Issue by DaveN
I have a box I built for handling long 3D renders and I am having major overheating issues. The box is identical to my primary machine in every aspect because I need my renders to look exactly like they do when I create the proofs on my computer. Fans, CPU, motherboard, video card, memory,...
February 26th 09 11:21 PM
by Robert McMillan Go to last post
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Anyone tried installing the 64-bit version of Windows 7 yet? by Darren Garrison
I tried installing the 64-bit version of Beta 1 of Windows 7-- got 3/4 of the way through setup, it told me that Windows could not be installed on this hardware, exited. No details given on what was incompatible. Had to restore XP from a Ghost backup. CPU is Athlon X2 5050e, motherboard is...
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February 12th 09 01:03 AM
by Lenster[_2_] Go to last post
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The UK Embedded Masterclass - 7th and 12th may, Cambridge andBristol. by Energi
http://www.embedded-masterclass.com Hi, just to let you know that we are running the Embedded Masterclass again this. Thanks to all of you that supported it last year. We are re-running the Embedded Linux workshop, as we were oversubscribed last year - also workshops on GUI development, software...
February 9th 09 02:42 PM
by Energi Go to last post
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Phenom II OC by pokey man
wow 6.3 Ghz processor....more then 2x its 3ghz stated power 45,000+ 3d marks see it he http://www.physorg.com/news146511302.html Pokeyman -- Don't hesitate ..... litigate!
February 6th 09 12:16 PM
by pokey man Go to last post
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Phenom II-- a price cut already by Darren Garrison
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/2009/01/20/amd-cuts-phenom-ii-prices/1
January 25th 09 09:58 AM
by pokey man Go to last post
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2009 chipsets from AMD by pokey man
from webpedia.com The chipset series is targeted in three markets, the workstation/server market, the desktop market and the notebook market. Current information about the chipset series is very scarce, while the officially published information about the series is the server chipsets with two...
January 16th 09 04:48 PM
by Darren Garrison Go to last post
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Phenom II Requires BIOS Update? by Peter van der Goes[_2_]
I currently have two AMD boxes, an AM2 (M2N-e) and an AM2+ (M3A). Both are currently running Phenoms (9500 and 9850 Black, respectively). Any thoughts on whether these boards will work with a Phenom II, or will a BIOS update from Asus be required?
January 13th 09 10:52 AM
by pokey man Go to last post
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New Phemon II Dragon Platform Wow! by pokey man
You have to read it! http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/phenom-ii-940,2114.html Awesome job AMD!!!
January 9th 09 06:57 AM
by pokey man Go to last post
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Overheating Issues by Dave[_36_]
I upgraded my computer recently to a new motherboard/cpu/etc.. and I'm having a lot of overheating issues with it when I do intense 3D renders. At present I have the following: GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Brisbane 2.5GHz 2 x 512KB L2...
December 30th 08 09:26 PM
by pokey man Go to last post
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December 29th 08 05:40 AM
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