a7m266 proc and rev

Discussion in 'Asus' started by cobra, Jun 23, 2003.

  1. cobra

    cobra Guest

    1 can somebody tel me where i can find de rev of my motherboard,dont now
    where to look on my motherboard.

    2 i have a athlon thunderbird 1200, what kind of processor can i put on the
    motherboard whitout doing any hardware solutions ( whires ,etc)
    the make of processr the name and nr (like this athlon xp throubred b 2100+)

    thx for the help
    cobra, Jun 23, 2003
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    Hawkeye Guest

    1 can somebody tel me where i can find de rev of my motherboard,dont now
    Directly over the battery where it says A7M266

    Athlon XP 2100+ Palomino is what you need if you want the fastest
    usable without wire mods and the such.

    2100+ Tbred will not boot system.


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    Hawkeye, Jun 24, 2003
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    Ron Miller Guest

    This question has been popping up a lot here recently. The answer is
    2100+ but _NOT_ the 2100+ Thoroughbred you mention. You'll have to
    use a 2100+ with the older Palomino core, and they're very scarce
    these days. Newegg.com doesn't list them any longer, but you might
    find one on eBay. If you install a 2100+ Thoroughbred, the computer
    probably won't even POST. If it does, it almost surely will be
    unstable and crash-prone. The 2100+ Palomino upgrade, however, is
    very easy and predictable.

    Regarding the rev., almost all A7M266's were rev 1.04. Does the rev.
    matter for upgrading the CPU? I don't think it does, but I'm not

    Ron Miller, Jun 24, 2003
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    Peter Dean Guest

    I think you need ver 1.07 to go much over 1700?

    Peter Dean, Jun 28, 2003
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