Bitter Jitter wrote:
As far as i am aware as long as the BIOS allows the changing of the multi and voltage from windows which it should because PowerNow would never have worked if it didn't.
Hmm... Powernow works on the Laptop, but does not work on the PC. This mean RMclock won't work on a machine without powernow?
Since the underclocking doesn't occur until you load the program, your laptop will always start at the default settings in the BIOS.
As StarfishChris says a program like CyrstalCPUID has three power states rather than PowerNow which is based on a table of defined setting. This means it should do what you tell it to change to rather than trying to use a set of incompatible states.
Ah, I see. I thought states between min and max would be valid. I guess we may high a multipier and voltagae that does not work. So RMclock just goes and adjust the voltage and multipler linearly where powernow and crystalcpuid use a steper table (and crystal has only 3 steps).
Are you 100% sure it will run in your laptop if it was built before the release of the Barton core? Certainly desktop board were unable to, unless that was because of the 333fsb change rather than the core being the problem? Your laptop would use the Barton at 266fsb rather than 333fsb that a desktop would.
No, but I have seen several post from people who tried it. All reported that the cpu works, but powernow fails. The board also toped out at 15x, so the highest you can go is 133x15 or a bit below 2 Ghz (a 2600+).
Not sure what would happen if I plug this into my desktop MB. I have been told by others that it should recognize the mobile XP.