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What should my cpu clock speed be??

by CoMpUtEr HeLp / August 16, 2006 2:50 PM PDT

I have a Amd 3000+.. I wanted to know what my clock speed should be and make sure i am not overclocking. thanks for the help

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Depends...
by John.Wilkinson / August 16, 2006 3:19 PM PDT

If it's an AMD Athlon64 3000+ it should be either 1.8GHz (sockets 939 and AM2) or 2.0GHz (socket 754), while an AMD Sempron 3000+ is normally 1.6GHz (socket AM2) or 1.8GHz (socket 754).

Now, more information about your processor, including the socket type and current clock speed, can be found out using a number of programs, with the free program Everest being my preferred choice. You should know if it's overclocked or not, but this way you can check the current speed to verify its normalcy.

Hope this helps,
John

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It's tricky...
by GeeBee / August 16, 2006 9:30 PM PDT

...because as John's pointing out there are many of them with that name, but he forgot (naughty naughty, Mr.Mod) to mention the old age "Socket A" (462) types :

AMD Sempron 3000+ : 2Ghz, 166Mhz FSB (clock doubled internally by the CPU to 333Mhz), 12x multiplier, 512k L2 cache.

AMD AthlonXP 3000+ (Barton Core) : 2.16Ghz, 166Mhz FSB (clock doubled internally by the CPU to 333Mhz), 12.5x multiplier, 512k L2 cache.

AMD AthlonXP 3000+ (Barton Core) : 2.1Ghz, 200Mhz FSB (clock doubled internally by the CPU to 400Mhz), 10.5x multiplier, 512k L2 cache.

Or something....

GeeBee.

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CPU-Z
by linkit / August 17, 2006 7:27 AM PDT
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