CPU stuck on 4x multiplier

By carsonify
Oct 19, 2011
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  1. htt p://w ww.techspot .com /vb/topic162362.html

    What was the fix please? I've had the same problem with the same mobo. I wish I could have sent a PM or even posted on the thread, but I can't send him a PM because I have no post count, and I can't post in the thread since it got locked.

    First home-built computer and it was working fine, I overclocked it to 3.8, was working fine for a bit then crashed, brought it back down to 3.6, figured that'd be safe, worked fine for a bit, and then suddenly in game it crashed on me. Ever since then, no luck, it's stuck on x4 multiplier and 800mhz and I can't figure it out. I'm fine with just default, but this is 1/4 of what default is supposed to be

    cpu: Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz
    mobo:GIGABYTE GA-990XA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990X

    Help, please.

    edit: wow I can't even post a link to that thread? Lame, I'm just trying to get some help.
  2. ihaveaname

    ihaveaname TS Enthusiast Posts: 107

    Umm, basically the CPU fan wasn't spinning because ... umm ... I forgot to plug it in. The CPU throttled itself, which was why the multiplier was stuck at X4. I doubt that was your problem, but hope this helps anyway....
  3. carsonify

    carsonify TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Nope, not my problem, thanks though.

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