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Windows 7: Warning FSB exceeds chipset rated FSB.

22 Mar 2011   #1

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
Warning FSB exceeds chipset rated FSB.

Ok, I ran the performance wizard in Sisoftware Sandra, and it gave me these problems:

Warning W2541 - FSB exceeds chipset rated FSB. If you’re over clocking the system just be aware that it may not be as stable as you may think.

Fix: Reduce the FSB in the BIOS settings/jumpers to the rated FSB.


i have never touched any settings in the bios or altered any settings to do with the cpu since owning the pc as far as im aware its all factory set. i have included a snapshot using cpu-z

any help on this would be great :)

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22 Mar 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Best help I can offer is to say that SANDRA is a buggy piece of junk and has been for a long, long time. I relegated it to the recycle bin years ago when it kept insisting that my CPU fan wasn't spinning among other bugs in it.

Based on what it is telling you it doesn't look like things have gotten much better with it over the years.
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22 Mar 2011   #3

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)

thanks stormy13 i will take your advice. cpuz seems ok i have no problems with the cpu just it got me thinking.
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