identifying a CPU

gwyn

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Hi all
Iv been given my friends pc to sort out
its a msi KT6V mobo with an amd sempron cpu
basically all the settings are wrong and im not sure what size cpu it is.
So iv put the fsb at 166 and the multiplyer at 12.5
and in system properties it is recognised as an Athlon XP2400+
can anyone help
thanks alot

oh and its got one 256 stick of pc3200
 

gwyn

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hi again
I just checked and the cpu is running at 2.00GHz
which would say it is a 2800
so why is it saying its an athlon XP2400
thanks
 

gwyn

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hi again
I just checked and the cpu is running at 2.00GHz
which would say it is a 2800
so why is it saying its an athlon XP2400
thanks
 

turmania

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umm the best way to identify a cpu is get a hammer and crush the cpu. when you take of the top cover a white paper shows up and it says the specs on the cpu that u just crushed! they dont make any mistakes on the cpu its bullet proof :) hehe