Solved

New AMD T-Bird Problems

Posted on 2001-06-20
7
299 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-27
Hello Experts:

I purchased a AMD 900mhz T-Bird yesterday and built the machine last night.  After a fresh install on Win98 SE, I was getting some strange results, such as registry problems, etc.  I checked the temperature of the cpu in the bios and it was running between 81 - 85 F, and the case temperature was 71 F.  This was after having the machine on for 30 + minutes.

Im thinking that I may have the voltages set incorrectly on the mainboard, as I have seen this happen in the pass, but don't know the voltage settings (I currently have it set to auto-detect).

Question is, what is the CPU voltage setting and the Vcore voltage setting for the AMD 900mhz T-Bird?

Thanks

Eric
0
Comment
Question by:escheider
7 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
pete1968_be earned 25 total points
ID: 6210613
Hi,

Here is a link to the AMD website, explaining those things:
http://ask.amd.com/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBCGI.EXE/,/?St=37,E=0000000000008324915,K=1756,Sxi=14,Case=obj(69)

Good luck,

Pete
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:magarity
ID: 6211141
81-85 F is pretty low.  81-85 C is meltdown; are you sure it's F?  If it is, then your temperature readings are all excellent and not the source of your problems.
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:escheider
ID: 6211165
ya, I have pretty good ventilation in the case..two case fans, cpu fan, and power supply fan.

After I buttoned the case up, cpu temp ranges from 95 - 100 F.  Case temp is steady at 80 F.
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:rayt333
ID: 6212398
What makes you think there is a problem?
Your temps are very good, it sounds like you have good cooling system.

I am running a T-bird 900 and my Vcore is 1.81 according to the hardware monitor
CPU temp is 96f       rarely goes above 105f    
System temp is 93f
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kyle Schroeder
ID: 6212419
The registry errors may be caused by your memory timing...are you using PC133 or DDR RAM?  Is the system overclocked at all?  What make/model is the motherboard?  Did you install the VIA drivers (4in14xx.exe, should be on the drivers CD w/ the mobo).

-d
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:escheider
ID: 6214106
Well, Pete answered my question, but didn't solve my problem.  Turned out that the 256Meg Dimm I had was bad.  I replaced and have had no problems.  

I appreciate everyones input on this.


Eric
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:pete1968_be
ID: 6214169
Hi,

Sorry I didn't solve your problem, but luckily you found it yourself, for the rest I am happy I could have been of some assistance,

Greetings,

Pete
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Moving your enterprise fax infrastructure from in-house fax machines and servers to the cloud makes sense — from both an efficiency and productivity standpoint. But does migrating to a cloud fax solution mean you will no longer be able to send or re…
In the modern office, employees tend to move around the workplace a lot more freely. Conferences, collaborative groups, flexible seating and working from home require a new level of mobility. Technology has not only changed the behavior and the expe…
A company’s greatest vulnerability is their email. CEO fraud, ransomware and spear phishing attacks are the no1 threat to a company’s security. Cybercrime is responsible for the largest loss of money to companies today with losses projected to r…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

932 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now