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No Level 2 Cache?!?!

By technix
Aug 23, 2002
  1. Earlier today I went to PCPitstop.com to get my computer analyzed. After it had finish scanning my computer, it said that I had L2 Cache disabled, which could degrade my PC performance ALOT. I beieved this, because since I built my computer, I am noticing that it is not as fast as other P4 2.26GHz 512k 533MHz processors. It told me to go into my BIOs and enable Level 2 Cache.

    When I went inot my BIOS, and went to Advanced BIOS Features, it had L1 & L2 Cache on Enabled. I was confused, so I went into my motherboard manual to find out how I can enable it, but it doesn't have any answers in there.

    Is there any way that I can do this?

    I'm very frustrated, so all your help would be very much appreciated.

    Thanks In Advance,
    Technix.
     
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,919   +9

    Most likely that test doesn't identify your CPU correctly. You would definitely notice the absence of L2 cache, and if BIOS says it's enabled it is. I've seen a lot of tests where my CPU is said to have no L2 cache either - this is Celeron II 1.7 GHz, 128k L2 cache. Just wait for an upgraded version of the test, mailing them could help in that.
     
  3. technix

    technix TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Okay, thanks alot. :)
     
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