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Windows 7: Possible ram problem?

13 Jan 2011   #11
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

James

He is running 4 x 1MB sticks. That is allowed on his board as max.
The CPU-Z is set to show slot #1 not all four. Which has one 1x1MB stick.

RAMMON is showing all four.


beman

Bus speed is 200MHz in. Bios for the moboard has a multiplier which is set from the factory on HP boards. 2x. So output is 400MHz.

You are good to go.

Mike


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13 Jan 2011   #12
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That 200 MHZ showing is perfectly normal, most programs will show it as such and not at 400. This might help a bit,

DDR SDRAM - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As for only 2.75 of 4 GB being available, 32 bit Windows. You want all 4 GB you're going to need 64 bit, unfortunately you can't do that with that P4 in it,

Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 530/530J supporting HT Technology (1M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)with SPEC Code(s)SL79L, SL7E4, SL7J6, SL7KB, SL7KK, SL7PM, SL7PU, SL88J, SL8JZ, SL9CB
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13 Jan 2011   #13
beman36

Se7en X64 ultimate/Se7en X64 ultimate
 
 

ok thanks guys you are the best! BTW I want to change the CPU for a much stronger one, what do you guys suggest? cuzz as of now its the bottle neck! I score only a 4.0!!! that seems low for a hyperthread CPU, or I might put new thermal paste! maybe that might help more what do you guys think? check this out


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14 Jan 2011   #14
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by beman36 View Post
ok thanks guys you are the best! BTW I want to change the CPU for a much stronger one, what do you guys suggest? cuzz as of now its the bottle neck! I score only a 4.0!!! that seems low for a hyperthread CPU, or I might put new thermal paste! maybe that might help more what do you guys think? check this out
According to HP, here are your motherboard specs. Given those specs, you could upgrade the processor to a 3.8 GHz model.

But I wouldn't advise it. It would likely boost your rating from 4.0 to maybe 4.3, but you are still on 5 year old motherboard technology---socket 775, ICH 6, and an i915P chipset.


Keep that money in your pocket. Add to it until you can get a motherboard with a newer socket (1155 or 1156).

Your HP case may still be acceptable and you might be able to put the new motherboard in it. I'm not sure about HP case specs. If it is just a standard ATX or micro ATX, you would likely keep it.

Part / Feature Specification / Support
Motherboard description

* Motherboard manufacturer's name: ASUS PTGD1-LA
* HP/Compaq name: PufferM-UL8E

CPU/Processor

* Socket: LGA775
* Supports processor up to 3.8 GHz
* Supports Intel Pentium 4 HT processors

Front-side bus (FSB)

* 800 MHz

Chipset

* Northbridge: i915P graphics and memory controller hub
* Southbridge: ICH6 Intel I/O Controller Hub 6
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14 Jan 2011   #15
James Colbert

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by James Colbert View Post
Yes, I did miss that, but was busy correcting myself when you posted. But still, my investigation shows that the m1270n should be running in dual channel. You likely have seen my corrected post by now.

Link here:

Possible ram problem?
Apologies to all participants in the thread for misinterpreting OP's post, not once, but twice . I should know better than to post when I'm exhausted. Sorry for the confusion, and glad that it's been sorted.

Thanks,
James
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14 Jan 2011   #16
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

James

That is okay. After your post I double checked all my info and Beman's. That never hurts.

I could have made the misread.

I did one this morning on Win Updates. I assumed the poster was having same problem as others this week.

After RichC46 reposted I rechecked and realized the problem downloads were XP on a Win 7 system which it should not be even trying to download and install.

My posting was useless to say the least.

Your assistance is always welcome.

Mike
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14 Jan 2011   #17
James Colbert

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
James That is okay....Mike
Thanks for your gracious response, Mike. Just another reason to call the forum 'home'.

James
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14 Jan 2011   #18
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

James that is one of those things I think we are all guilty of. Whether from lack of sleep, too much coffee, not enough coffee, etc, we've all done it at least once.
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14 Jan 2011   #19
James Colbert

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
James that is one of those things I think we are all guilty of. Whether from lack of sleep, too much coffee, not enough coffee, etc, we've all done it at least once.
Thanks for your understanding, Stormy. I'll lay claim to the first reason (...that's my story and I'm sticking to it...).

James
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14 Jan 2011   #20
beman36

Se7en X64 ultimate/Se7en X64 ultimate
 
 

hey we're all human and we make mistakes, accepting and forgiving is what makes us HUMANE
IGNA>> thanks I think I will just get a new comp as this case sucks and is to small and cramped! build my own is where its at!
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