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Topic Title: Athlon XP 2600+
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Created On: 01/12/2004 01:13 PM
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 01/12/2004 01:13 PM
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Firedad
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I have had a few minor computer problems lately, but am slowly working through them. I have the ATI 8500 AIW and have been using it without problems for about a year now. Recently the Video card has pegged the Athlon Chip as not having MMX technology. Is this true? The program says to contact AMD and possibly upgrade the chip...which I do not want to do. Is there a recent Bios/driver that can be updated to the Chip itself? It has never been upgraded since I purchased the chip about a year ago. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 01/12/2004 01:45 PM
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Your CPU definitely supports MMX.
You could try updating your BIOS to the latest version and/or reinstall window$ if possible...
If you're using WinXP, you could also try updating your processor-driver via the window$-update site.

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