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Cpu-Z diffinition

by dodge440rt / December 18, 2012 3:11 AM PST

I downloaded CPUz and it says I have bus speed of 333.31. It also says that I have a FSB of 1333.31
What is FSB? When I had this machine built they told me I had a front bus of 1320. Is this the same thing?

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Sadly a short answer is not possible.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 18, 2012 6:02 AM PST
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CPU-z
by dodge440rt / December 18, 2012 7:09 AM PST

I do not have the expertise to what you are taking about. I just want to know what I have.
Tommorow I am puting in Gigabyte Geforce GTX 660 card. Here is the rest. The nachine was built for me about 6 years ago
CPU Z 64 bit tells me this is what machine is

PCIe 3.0 x16
http://www.geforce.com/whats-new/articles/nvidia-geforce-gtx-650-ti
GA-P35-DS3L (rev. 1.0) GTX 660 660TI
Intel® P35 + ICH9 Chipset
1.Supports Intel® Core™ 2 multi-core and 45nm processors
2.Supports DDR2 1066* memory for outstanding system performance
3.Features PCI Express x16 for outstanding graphics performance
4.Integrated SATA 3Gb/s interface
5.Features high speed Gigabit Ethernet
6.All solid capacitors design.
7.8 Channels High Definition Audio
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
Graphics card slot G PUZ says
PCIE-E 1.1x16 @ x16 1.1
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400
Installed in GigaByte GA-P35-DS3L (rev. 1.0)
With a PCI Express x16 slot
Calculation and memory speed 7.2
Desktop performance 4.7
3D graphics performance 4.4
Disk Data transfer rate 5.9
8.00 GB RAM
System type 64-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 4

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A course in computer architecture and design
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 18, 2012 7:18 AM PST
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Does not fit in this small space.

I see you added a lot of details but what I see is the usual run of the mill Quad Core PC.

These can play games with a good video card but the usual issue is the power supply. Did you make sure it will support your card? And no software will check or report this for you.

The list looks like one of those HP or Dell machines. If it is, why didn't you write "I have a HP d4999t"?
Bob

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CPU-z
by dodge440rt / December 18, 2012 9:42 AM PST

The machine was custom built about 6 years ago. It has a 500 watt power supply and my aaaaaaapc 1500 tells me it is only drawing 90 watts. what does FSB stand for in CPU-z?

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Good to read that but if this PSU has "RAILS"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 18, 2012 10:24 AM PST
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Then we run the risk of overtaxing a RAIL. Look at the stick on the side and get the specs AND THE AGE since PSUs degrade over time. I try to keep at 50% of any RAIL as well as the total.

Thanks for the APC Watt reading. You're going to do well!
Bob

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99% sure it's homebuilt unit with that MB...I have the
by VAPCMD / December 18, 2012 9:44 AM PST

same MB.

Maybe he'll give up the PSU info ....otherwise it could an be a tough road ahead for the new GPU.

VAPCMD

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FSB= Front Side Bus
by netsiu / December 19, 2012 1:29 PM PST
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I think Proffett is messing with you.
But! It looks like the 333 is probabally Frequency and maybe the 1333 is the chip set. I really don't know.
I don't have the latest version of CPUZ but mine dose not show Front Side Bus so I am just wild guessing.
Good luck.

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