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Opimizing My BIOS Settings

By DEAGLE
Sep 18, 2006
  1. Hi, im sure im missing something in my BIOS settings that would increase my systems performance. Could anyone please check though my settings and advice me on the optimal settings for my setup?

    SPEC

    Motherboard - Asus A7N8X-X
    CPU - AMD AthlonXP™ 1600MHz (FSB 133MHz)

    Memory -
    Slot 1 - 256mb DDR PC3200
    Slot 2 - 256mb DDR PC3200
    Slot 3 - 512mb DDR PC3200

    Here is more info on the memory (Makes No Sence to me)-

    Slot 1
    -------------
    Memory Module Properties
    Module Name Micron Tech. 8VDDT3264AY-40BGB
    Serial Number 1B8A91F0h
    Manufacture Date Week 50 / 2006
    Module Size 256 MB (1 rows, 4 banks)
    Module Type Unbuffered
    Memory Type DDR SDRAM
    Memory Speed PC3200 (200 MHz)
    Module Width 64 bit
    Module Voltage SSTL 2.5
    Error Detection Method None
    Refresh Rate Reduced (7.8 us), Self-Refresh
    Highest CAS Latency 3.0 (5.0 ns @ 200 MHz)
    2nd Highest CAS Latency 2.5 (6.0 ns @ 166 MHz)

    Memory Module Features
    Early RAS# Precharge Not Supported
    Auto-Precharge Not Supported
    Precharge All Not Supported
    Write1/Read Burst Not Supported
    Buffered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
    Registered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
    On-Card PLL (Clock) Not Supported
    Buffered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
    Registered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
    Differential Clock Input Supported
    Redundant Row Address Not Supported

    Memory Module Manufacturer
    Company Name Micron Technology, Inc.
    Product Information http://www.micron.com/products/category.jsp?path=/DRAM


    Slot 2
    -------------
    Memory Module Properties
    Module Name Samsung M3 68L3223FTN-CCC
    Serial Number F30430E8h
    Manufacture Date Week 3 / 2005
    Module Size 256 MB (1 rows, 4 banks)
    Module Type Unbuffered
    Memory Type DDR SDRAM
    Memory Speed PC3200 (200 MHz)
    Module Width 64 bit
    Module Voltage SSTL 2.5
    Error Detection Method None
    Refresh Rate Reduced (7.8 us), Self-Refresh
    Highest CAS Latency 3.0 (5.0 ns @ 200 MHz)
    2nd Highest CAS Latency 2.5 (6.0 ns @ 166 MHz)

    Memory Module Features
    Early RAS# Precharge Not Supported
    Auto-Precharge Not Supported
    Precharge All Not Supported
    Write1/Read Burst Not Supported
    Buffered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
    Registered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
    On-Card PLL (Clock) Not Supported
    Buffered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
    Registered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
    Differential Clock Input Supported
    Redundant Row Address Not Supported

    Memory Module Manufacturer
    Company Name Samsung
    Product Information http://www.samsung.com/Products/Semiconductor/DRAM/index.htm

    Slot 3
    -------------
    Memory Module Properties
    Module Name Nanya M2U51264DS8HB3G-5T
    Serial Number None
    Manufacture Date Week 50 / 2003
    Module Size 512 MB (2 rows, 4 banks)
    Module Type Unbuffered
    Memory Type DDR SDRAM
    Memory Speed PC3200 (200 MHz)
    Module Width 64 bit
    Module Voltage SSTL 2.5
    Error Detection Method None
    Refresh Rate Reduced (7.8 us), Self-Refresh
    Highest CAS Latency 3.0 (5.0 ns @ 200 MHz)
    2nd Highest CAS Latency 2.5 (6.0 ns @ 166 MHz)

    Memory Module Features
    Early RAS# Precharge Not Supported
    Auto-Precharge Not Supported
    Precharge All Not Supported
    Write1/Read Burst Not Supported
    Buffered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
    Registered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
    On-Card PLL (Clock) Not Supported
    Buffered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
    Registered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
    Differential Clock Input Supported
    Redundant Row Address Not Supported

    Memory Module Manufacturer
    Company Name Nanya Technology Corp.
    Product Information http://www.nanya.com/e-htm/abc/abc-03.htm

    Display
    Radeon X1600 Series (Omega 3.8.273) (512 MB)

    Drives
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
    Disk Drive Maxtor 4D040H2 (40 GB, 5400 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
    Disk Drive Maxtor 6Y080L0 (80 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
    Optical Drive LITE-ON DVD SOHD-167T
    Optical Drive PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-109

    If anyone can suggest the settings from this alone, i would apreciate. I will add a photo of my current bios settings in a few hours time when i get hold of my camera. Any suggestions?

    Thanks
    DE
     
  2. DEAGLE

    DEAGLE TS Rookie Topic Starter

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