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  1. Praz, I just tried the link, and it works. Don't understand what the prob. could be. Would greatly appreciate your contribution. Phoetus, Thanks for the effort, but could you read my posting, and answer its question. It's a specific question, derived from the OC'ing tutorial on this forum. I am assuming that the author of the quoted phrase knows what he is talking about, that he is seeking to share the benefit of his knowledge and skill, and that he is using the term "HTT" to specify something, not to assert a generality. It seems that he is clearly referring to a screen setting in bios. Which of the screens in the link do you think he is referring to ? Others, if you don't want to help or talk about computers, and you believe that your internet mission is to assert lame witicisms and juvenile name calling, then just keep your itty bitty fingers off of the keyboard. It's almost like keeping your mouth shut, only easier.
  2. Praz, I just tried the link, and it works. Don't understand what the prob. could be. Would greatly appreciate your contribution. Here it is again: http://www.panchogun.com/FVWebPhotos/compu...-FSB-Arrows.jpg Phoetus, Thanks for the effort. I think the answer is #4. What do you think ? Others, Wow, it only took 9 replies to get an answer, #4. If you don't want to help or talk about computers, and you believe that your internet mission is to assert lame witticisms and juvenile name calling, then just keep your itty bitty fingers off of the keyboard. It's almost like keeping your mouth shut, only easier. One tip though, it's more fun to just talk about computers, remember them ?
  3. No kidding. Have already wikpedia'd it, etc. My posting even contains the very info you think you imparted. How about a simple answer to my simple question? Is it on these screens, yes / no ? If yes, which screen ? If no, then no. PS. Please, this does not have to be typically and needlessly repetetive and pedantic. These postings should not be a waste of our time. Am asking for help. Just a simple answer to a simple question.
  4. Re.: Need ID HTT bus Hello, The term "HTT bus" seems to be used to refer to multiple items. I need to ID the term re. the specific reference below. The following quote from the OC'ing guide/forum/et.al. makes reference to an "HTT bus". Which screen number in the following image (see link) represents the settings for the HTT bus (in red) in the quote ? ********** but its not stable! the HTT bus is too high...lets drop it down to 3x HTT... 280x2 = 560Mhz DDR time 3x HTT = 1680Mhz HTT now we get back in the '1200-1800' range. Much more stable as we know our A64 will max Mhz @ 2660 for example just like the AthlonXP. ********** Image link: http://www.panchogun.com/FVWebPhotos/compu...-FSB-Arrows.jpg
  5. Well just did some initial OC'ing today, and upvolted dram to 2.13v, and modded cpu multi, and HTT, and ran Super Pi 1Mb twice (once for each cpu core), and CDMark06 score of 5386, and seems stable at 10x222=2230. Can post these bios screens if you want.
  6. Look at posting #11. Since I lack the capacity to read minds, or to divine the unknown, your sparse posting indicates that the codes are on page 10 of the manual, since my question is asking, where are the diagnostic codes. Let me guess, you're offended and find it unbelievable that anyone could have misunderstood you. I certainly hope that that is not the case. Seems to be a lot of that sensitivity going around.
  7. Were the screens any help? Wow, it always seems so hard to believe that you have gotten a bad item, mobo or otherwise, but, it happens. If a Newegg purchase, then, worry not, they will treat you right. Sure wish some others would have posted or tried to help. This is starting to seem to be a pretty desolate place. I would try to reseat everything--mem, cpu, vid card, PSU cables, everything--and try it again. I know that my next door neighbor asked me for help re. a booting prob., and I went over and reseated everything, and the darned thing fired right up. I was stupefied, but, to this day, he thinks I'm some sort of computer guru. Ignorance can be bliss, though, most of the times, it's plain old ignorance, with a healthy dash of luck.
  8. We have the same mem and mobo. I'm going to take some photos of my bios screens and post them. Maybe this will help. If I'm not back 20 minutes, then send help. I'm back. I have everything at default--no mods. Hope to overclock, when I figure it out. Dram voltage is at 1.85. Here are the screens: http://www.panchogun.com/FVWebPhotos/Compu...nie-Screens.jpg
  9. I have the fleeting suspicion that some read these postings, have info., but the question is considered too menial too elicit their knowledgeable response. I can understand that. It's a common reaction among us--a common failing in humanity. We relish the rare opportunities to shine, and instead, scoff at the mundane. Perhaps, here, in this forum, some brave and noble soul will step forward, and impart his knowledge and experience to help out the struggling masses of ineptitude and ignorance--help us emerge from the primordial ooze, and step forward into overclocking enlightenment. Maybe not. Maybe it is the cruel lot of the stupified nooby to remain in a black oblivion, never to overclock, never to mod his cpu multiplier and HTT frequency compatibly with him mem. It's a grim reality, and then your PC crashes, with no help from your fellow overclocker. But, still, there are those of us that are deserving of the minute or two.
  10. Hey, take a peek at our old topic. I found some info. and posted a copy of a DFI tech response re. the diagnostic codes. Here's a link: http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=72128
  11. Before I posted, did a "Diagnostic Code" search and its variations on this AMD forum, nothing showed up, and they are not on P.10 of the manual. I tried to do the responsible thing, but didn't search ATI. Then I posted. No help--like no one was reading my posting. When I made a comment about "no help", then everyone shows up. Hmm ? Anyway, the codes I have posted are straight from the horse's mouth. I would believe DFI's to be a highly credible response to my posting. If I ever have any other info. that might be of help to the good folks on this forum, then I will always post it. My feeble Nooby effort to pay back for some of the very good help I have received on these forums. Merry Christmas PS. Oh well, such is life on this crazy mixed up internet or ours.
  12. Well, I emailed DFI Tech Support, and got the following response. I remain impressed by DFI. Too bad no one on this forum was able to help us with this. Here is his email Standard Award Bios Code: CFh Test CMOS read/write functionality C0h Early chipset initialization: Disable shadow RAM, L2 cache (socket 7 and below), program basic chipset registers C1h Detect memory: Auto detection of DRAM size, type and ECC, auto detection of L2 cache (socket 7 and below) C3h Expand compressed BIOS code to DRAM C5h Call chipset hook to copy BIOS back to E000 & F000 shadow RAM 01h Expand the Xgroup codes located in physical memory address 1000:0 02h Reserved 03h Initial Superio_Early_Init switch 04h Reserved 05h Blank out screen; Clear CMOS error flag 06h Reserved 07h Clear 8042 interface; Initialize 8042 self test 08h Test special keyboard controller for Winbond 977 series Super I/O chips; Enable keyboard interface 09h Reserved 0Ah Disable PS/2 mouse interface (optional); Auto detect ports for keyboard & mouse followed by a port & interface swap (optional); Reset keyboard for Winbond 977 series Super I/O chips 0Bh Reserved 0Ch Reserved 0Dh Reserved 0Eh Test F000h segment shadow to see whether it is read/write capable or not. If test fails, keep beeping the speaker 0Fh Reserved 10h Auto detect flash type to load appropriate flash read/write codes into the run time area in F000 for ESCD & DMI support 11h Reserved 12h Use walking 1's algorithm to check out interface in CMOS circuitry. Also set real time clock power status and then check for overrride 13h Reserved 14h Program chipset default values into chipset. Chipset default values are MODBINable by OEM customers 15h Reserved 16h Initial Early_Init_Onboard_Generator switch 17h Reserved 18h Detect CPU information including brand, SMI type (Cyrix or Intel) and CPU level (586 or 686) 19h Reserved 1Ah Reserved 1Bh Initial interrupts vector table. If no special specified, all H/W interrupts are directed to SPURIOUS_INT_HDLR & S/W interrupts to SPURIOUS_soft_HDLR 1Ch Reserved 1Dh Initial EARLY_PM_INIT switch 1Eh Reserved 1Fh Load keyboard matrix (notebook platform) 20h Reserved 21h HPM initialization (notebook platform) 22h Reserved 23h Check validity of RTC value; Load CMOS settings into BIOS stack. If CMOS checksum fails, use default value instead; Prepare BIOS resource map for PCI & PnP use. If ESCD is valid, take into consideration of the ESCD's legacy information; Onboard clock generator initialization. Disable respective clock resource to empty PCI & DIMM slots; Early PCI initialization - Enumerate PCI bus number, assign memory & I/O resource, search for a valid VGA device & VGA BIOS, and put it into C000:0 24h Reserved 25h Reserved 26h Reserved 27h Initialize INT 09 buffer 28h Reserved 29h Program CPU internal MTRR (P6 & PII) for 0-640K memory address; Initialize the APIC for Pentium class CPU; Program early chipset according to CMOS setup; Measure CPU speed; Invoke video BIOS 2Ah Reserved 2Bh Reserved 2Ch Reserved 2Dh Initialize multilanguage; Put information on screen display, including Award title, CPU type, CPU speed, etc... 2Eh Reserved 2Fh Reserved 30h Reserved 31h Reserved 32h Reserved 33h Reset keyboard except Winbond 977 series Super I/O chips 34h Reserved 35h Reserved 36h Reserved 37h Reserved 38h Reserved 39h Reserved 3Ah Reserved 3Bh Reserved 3Ch Test 8254 3Dh Reserved 3Eh Test 8259 interrupt mask bits for channel 1 3Fh Reserved 40h Test 9259 interrupt mask bits for channel 2 41h Reserved 42h Reserved 43h Test 8259 functionality 44h Reserved 45h Reserved 46h Reserved 47h Initialize EISA slot 48h Reserved 49h Calculate total memory by testing the last double last word of each 64K page; Program writes allocation for AMD K5 CPU 4Ah Reserved 4Bh Reserved 4Ch Reserved 4Dh Reserved 4Eh Program MTRR of M1 CPU; initialize L2 cache for P6 class CPU & program cacheable range; Initialize the APIC for P6 class CPU; On MP platform, adjust the cacheable range to smaller one in case the cacheable ranges between each CPU are not identical 4Fh reserved 50h Initialize USB 51h Reserved 52h Test all memory (clear all extended memory to 0) 53h Reserved 54h Reserved 55h Display number of processors (multi-processor platform) 56h Reserved 57h Display PnP logo; Early ISA PnP initialization and assign CSN to every ISA PnP device 58h Reserved 59h Initialize the combined Trend Anti-Virus code 5Ah Reserved 5Bh Show message for entering AWDFLASH.EXE from FDD (optional feature) 5Ch Reserved 5Dh Initialize Init_Onboard_Super_IO switch; Initialize Init_Onboard_AUDIO switch 5Eh Reserved 5Fh Reserved 60h Okay to enter Setup utility 61h Reserved 62h Reserved 63h Reserved 64h Reserved 65h Initialize PS/2 mouse 66h Reserved 67h Prepare memory size information for function call: INT 15h ax=E820h 68h Reserved 69h Turn on L2 cache 6Ah Reserved 6Bh Program chipset registers according to items described in Setup & Auto-Configuration table 6Ch Reserved 6Dh Assign resources to all ISA PnP devices; Auto assign ports to onboard COM ports if the corresponding item in Setup is set to "AUTO" 6Eh Reserved 6Fh Initialize floppy controller; Setup floppy related fields in 40:hardware 70h Reserved 71h Reserved 72h Reserved 73h Enter AWDFLASH.EXE if: AWDFLASH.EXE is found in floppy dive and ALT+F2 is pressed 74h Reserved 75h Detect and install all IDE devices: HDD, LS120, ZIP, CDROM... 76h Reserved 77h Detect serial ports and parallel ports 78h Reserved 79h Reserved 7Ah Detect and install coprocessor 7Bh Reserved 7Ch Reserved 7Dh Reserved 7Eh Reserved 7Fh Switch back to text mode if full screen logo is supported: if errors occur, report errors & wait for keys, if no errors occur or F1 key is pressed continue - Clear EPA or customization logo 80h Reserved 81h Reserved 82H Call chipset power management hook: Recover the text fond used by EPA logo (not for full screen logo), If password is set, ask for password 83H Save all data in stack back to CMOS 84h Initialize ISA PnP boot devices 85h Final USB initialization; NET PC: Build SYSID structure; Switch screen back to text mode; Set up ACPI table at top of memory; Invoke ISA adapter ROM's; Assign IRQ's to PCI devices; Initialize APM; Clear noise of IRQ's 86h Reserved 87h Reserved 88h Reserved 89h Reserved 90h Reserved 91h Reserved 92h Reserved 93h Read HDD boot sector information for Trend Anti-Virus code 94h Enable L2 cache; Program boot up speed; Chipset final initialization; Power management final initialization; Clear screen and display summary table; Program K^ write allocation; Program P6 class write combining 95h Program daylight saving; Update keyboard LED and typematic rate 96h Build MP table; Build and update ESCD; Set CMOS century to 20h or 19h; Load CMOS time into DOS timer tick; Build MSIRQ routing table FFh Boot attempt (INT 19h) Sincerely, Robert Tech Support DFI Usa
  13. Board has LED readout for two character codes. Shows bunch of different numbers etc., during start up, problems, etc. Need know where to find these codes. Seems like a stupid and pointless feature, unless we can understand and use the codes. Link: http://www.panchogun.com/FVWebPhotos/Compu...LED-ReadOut.jpg
  14. Good info. I was worried re. were the wires configured correctly. Shouldn't come loose, since both 4 pin plugs have that retention clip, and it fit nicely, without any wobble, like it was meant to be installed that way. Thanks
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