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Topic Title: i got the mp blues...
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Created On: 03/23/2005 06:46 PM
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 03/23/2005 06:46 PM
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I have had an amd athlon mp comp for a couple years now. And although the performance was never quite as impressive as i had expected... i have been relatively happy with it.

However this machine is definitely getting slower as time goes on. I am running the same programs with the same data-sets. I can't even tumble in texture mode any longer in my 3d program without the machine locking up... then rebooting.

Anytime i work with textures in (opengl?)... either i get a 5-10 second pause in operations before continuing or the machine starts thinking forever... then crash. i read something about poor agp support... could this be the problem? any comments would be greatly appreciated...
Cass (different one... than other)

I have done the following:
boosted ram from 512 to 2Gb
upgraded the firegl4 card to an nvidia quadro 750 xgl.
i tried an ati 9600xt as well... same issues

Tyan Thunder k7x pro s2469gn rev .04
dual amd athlon mp 2.0 gighz 760 chipset
2Gb (1Gb + 2x 512) DDR PC2100 • CL=2.5 • Registered • ECC • DDR266 • 2.5V • 128Meg x 72
431Watt PSU
 03/26/2005 10:18 PM
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may be the CAP onboard being old date

i find my TYAN S2466-4m using some rubycon YXA and YXG Cap

Which is for general use and not design with mainboard.

After i change it to MCZ class CAP, all go well ^^

TYan S2466-4m (AMDchip)
Althon MP 2400+ Dual (0.13)
Transcand 512MB ECC DDR 266 x 2 + Ramos 512MB ECC DDR266 x 1
WD 800JB + WD800JB + WD1200JB
LG 4082 8X +/- DVD writer
Power VR 2 Kyro 32MB AGP
Creative SBlive Value Sound card
3com 3c920 Lan card on board
1394/USB 2.0 NEC combo card
Promise ATA-133 TX2 PCI IDE card x2
Enermax EP 495( 485W )
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