My Athlon Comes out as a Duron

By Gurnir
Mar 23, 2003
  1. I have a amd athlon 1.4 and it comes out as a duron 1.4 Ill add more info about my comp and stuff tomorow I gotta go sleep just posted this incase someone knows how to fix it without my spec =)
  2. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    It's always possible that they sent you the wrong processor ;-). Hopefully not though.
  3. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    Yes, that would be my first question.... are you sure it isn't really a Duron?
  4. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573   +65

    Where does it show up as a Duron? The BIOS?
  5. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993

    Have you tried checking it with a CPUID program?
  6. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

  7. Gurnir

    Gurnir TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok in bios it says its a amd k7 athlon, but when I start the comp it says duron at 1400 I if u need more info tell me but right now im sick so i dont feel like sorry
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