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Intel pentium 4 running half speed

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by strike191, Sep 5, 2009.

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  1. strike191

    strike191 Thread Starter

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    Hello, i have recently purchased a conputer. The processor is a intel pentium 4, 2.8 GHz, however it is running at 1.4GHz. Can anyone help me? Specs from CPUID follow:-

    Processor :- Intel pentium 4 (northwood)
    Package:- Socket 478 mPGA
    Spec:- Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 2.80GHz
    instructions:- MMX,SSE,SSE2
    Core speed:- 1400MHz =(
    multiplier:- x 14.0
    bus speed:- 100MHz
    Rated FSB:- 400MHz
    MOBO chipset:- intel i845GL
    Type:- DDR / Size:- 512MB
    DRAM freq:- 133.3MHz
    FSB:DRAM: 3:4


    Let me know of any other specs needed.

    Regards

    Strike191
     
  2. skybringdeath

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    Sounds like its been declocked in the bios..
     
  3. strike191

    strike191 Thread Starter

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    How would i sort that out my friend, or do you need any specs to prove it?

    Strike191
     
  4. Triple6

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    Actually the chipset doesn't support the processor. Intel 845GL chipsets only have a 400Mhz FSB not the required 800Mhz FSB for the installed processor. Return the computer.
     
  5. jack-o-bytes

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    Where did you buy the computer from?
     
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