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#1 ownsya

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Posted 15 August 2005 - 01:36 PM

i just got a AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3500+, with 2 gigs of ram when it doesnt lock up it runs nice and smoothly but when it does it i cant seem to fix it ive tried reinstalling windows and still nothing i even updated the bios if anyone has any other ideas how to fix it let me know

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Posted 15 August 2005 - 03:52 PM

What motherboard do you have?

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Posted 15 August 2005 - 04:19 PM

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Posted 15 August 2005 - 05:29 PM

This could be a symptom of overheating. I'm assuming you have a CPU fan on this. Did you apply any thermal paste between the CPU and the fan? Download and run Everest and take a look at your CPU temperature.

Edited by Leurgy, 15 August 2005 - 05:32 PM.

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Posted 15 August 2005 - 10:40 PM

rofl my box isnt overheating cpu is at 30 *C or whatever its called i just ran easytune5

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Posted 15 August 2005 - 11:20 PM

i'm not sure if there are jumpers anymore (i'm old school lol) but it wouldnt hurt to check

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 01:46 AM

haha ill check id be old school if my other pc motherbaord wouldnt of fired

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 09:04 PM

nope not the jumper or the ram i have no idea what else it could be




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