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Win2k on AMD 990FX

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I wanted to run it on my old Athlon XP 2800+. I like to benchmark things ;)

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I wanted to run it on my old Athlon XP 2800+. I like to benchmark things ;)

I see :P

It works fine on my Athlon II X4 631.

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Any hints on how you got Cinebench 11.5 to run in 2000? I tried it with SP5.1, update rollup2, and UUrollup installed but it does not start (gives message "... has generated errors and will be closed by Windows").

I get error msg but I dismiss it and Cinebench runs OK after that. (Entry point GetProcessImageFileNameW in PSAPI.DLL)

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Thank you TomasZ

ASmedia 106x SATA 1.3.8.0 Controller Sata6G for Windows 2000

ASMedia USB 3.0 Driver v1.16.1.0 for Windows 2000

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UHS-I flash drive on ASMedia USB 3.0 controller. Funny thing, it runs at 83 MB/sec then sometimes at 43 MB/sec, no pattern, you unplug it, then plug it back in and it changes speed.

USB3Flash.png

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Have any of you run Windows 2000 on an actual 8-core FX? If so, how is it like?

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Have any of you run Windows 2000 on an actual 8-core FX? If so, how is it like?

hi.

The extended kernel core support it.

You must set registry core 8 with KB979683-CoreChg.zip

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@blackwingcat Why not just set it to 32 all the time? That's how Windows 2000 Datacenter Server has it defined. The OS will use only as many cores as available anyway.

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@blackwingcat Why not just set it to 32 all the time? That's how Windows 2000 Datacenter Server has it defined. The OS will use only as many cores as available anyway.

Hi.

The value must be set CPU cores number.

When we set "32", I don't know any trouble occurers, so I recommend you set it yourself.

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I'm going to try 8-core eventually. As I posted above in post #21 I think it may run unthrottled.

BTW, sorry for the missing pics in this thread, my AT&T ftp server went out of business.

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The FX has an auto throttler from what I see, on Windows 7 it runs on high perfromance but still throttles at times. Microsoft actually said that the AMD FX should be run at full power at OS-level.

I'm gonna do this myself, on a spare HDD. Sounds like an interesting proect.

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