Look at the motherboard, please. I have a lot of hurry!

Discussion in 'Asus' started by Fogar, Jun 24, 2003.

  1. Fogar

    Fogar Guest

    I'm building a new PC with DVRex RT.
    Someone in the Forum has recommended me to buy ASU P4B533 (845E chip)
    and INTEL Pentium IV 2,8 GHz FSB 800mhz.
    Many persons out of the Forum have dissuaded me to combine INTEL
    Pentium IV 2,8 GHz FSB 800mhz with ASU P4B533 (845E chip). They have
    recommended me to buy 865 or 875 chipset for that CPU. Is it true? Is
    there compatibility between 875 chipset and DVRex?
    If you are an expert can you tell me which motherboard have I to buy
    precisely, please?
    Unfortunately I have already ordered that motherboard but I hope to
    stop it.
    However I need a fast answer.
    Thanks very much Ulisse

    bye Fogar
    Fogar, Jun 24, 2003
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  2. Fogar

    John Smith Guest

    The P4B533 CANNOT take a 800FSB CPU according to the Asus website - go here:


    So you need to either get a 533 FSB CPU to go with the P4B533 or get a
    motherboard that supports a 800FSB CPU which is the Asus P4P800 or the
    P4C800. I prefer the P4P800 Deluxe personally.

    So, it looks like your options are to either cancel the P4B533 and order
    either the P4P800 or P4C800 or to keep the P4B533 and send back the 800 FSB
    CPU and get a 533 FSB CPU instead. Hope that is clear.

    I know nothing about DV Rex. Is it video editing software? A video editing

    Hope this helps.

    John Smith, Jun 24, 2003
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  3. Fogar

    Fogar Guest

    I'm sorry, how many chipset does P4P800 Deluxe have?
    Fogar, Jun 24, 2003
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