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#48670 by Nmx
Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:05 am
hey there i own a MSI MS-7236 with Intel Pentium D 940 3.20GHz CPU . i updated the BIOS using the live update application that comes with the mobo cd. and it updated to version 080012 04/03/2006 also updating my ethernet drivers and some vga thing. i had to reinstall xp because of a virus infection and now it stops responding a few minutes after i log in.

does anyone know where i can get the factory default BIOS? all i know about the version is that i was from 2004


any help is greatly appreciated


here are my system specs:


CPU-Z 1.43 report file

Processor(s)
Number of processors 1
Number of cores 2 per processor
Number of threads 2 per processor
Name Intel Pentium D 940
Code Name Presler
Specification Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.20GHz
Package Socket 775 LGA
Family/Model/Stepping F.6.4
Extended Family/Model F.6
Core Stepping C1
Technology 65 nm
Core Speed 3192.1 MHz
Multiplier x Bus speed 16.0 x 199.5 MHz
Rated Bus speed 798.0 MHz
Stock frequency 3200 MHz
Instruction sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, EM64T
L1 Data cache (per processor) 2 x 16 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Trace cache (per processor) 2 x 12 Kuops, 8-way set associative
L2 cache (per processor) 2 x 2048 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

Chipset & Memory
Northbridge Intel i945G/GZ rev. A2
Southbridge Intel 82801GB (ICH7/R) rev. A1
Graphic Interface PCI-Express
PCI-E Link Width x16
PCI-E Max Link Width x16
Memory Type DDR2
Memory Size 2048 MBytes
Memory Frequency 266.0 MHz (3:4)
CAS# Latency (tCL) 4.0 clocks
RAS# to CAS# (tRCD) 4 clocks
RAS# Precharge (tRP) 4 clocks
Cycle Time (tRAS) 12 clocks
Bank Cycle Time (tRC) 16 clocks

System
System Manufacturer MSI
System Name MS-7236
System S/N To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Mainboard Vendor MSI
Mainboard Model MS-7236
BIOS Vendor American Megatrends Inc.
BIOS Version 080012
BIOS Date 04/03/2006

Memory SPD
Module 1 DDR2, PC2-4300 (266 MHz), 512 MBytes, unknown brand
Module 2 DDR2, PC2-4300 (266 MHz), 512 MBytes, unknown brand
Module 3 DDR2, PC2-5300 (333 MHz), 512 MBytes, unknown brand
Module 4 DDR2, PC2-5300 (333 MHz), 512 MBytes, unknown brand

Software
Windows Version Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Build 2600)
DirectX Version 9.0c