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Need help finding compatible motherboard for 1.33GHz Thunderbird Processor

Discussion in 'AMD Thunderbird' started by Deepak Gupta, Aug 10, 2004.

  1. Deepak Gupta

    Deepak Gupta Guest

    Hi, I have a 1.33GHz AMD thunderbird processor and am looking to get a
    new motherboard for it but am not sure if the ones i'm looking at are
    compatible. I don't want to spend a whole lot of money on it, just
    get something that works. I was looking at newegg.com and found this:


    could you please comment on whether you think this motherboard would
    work with my processor or not and if not which one would. Thanks in

    Deepak Gupta, Aug 10, 2004
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  2. Deepak Gupta

    Wes Newell Guest

    Yes, it will work, as will any that support 266FSB (133MHz FSB clock).
    Wes Newell, Aug 10, 2004
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  3. Deepak Gupta

    Matt Guest

    I can't imagine any current Socket A motherboard NOT being able to
    support a T-bird.

    The real toughie is if you have PC133 memory to re-use, as most
    current boards that still use a DDR/SDRAM capable chipset, tend nor to
    bother with SDRAM sockets, confining them to DDR only.

    If aiming "cheap'n'cheerful", onboard graphics may be a feature to
    look for.

    Cheapest suitable board from there, WITH onboard graphics - $40
    instead of $26 - the KM266 chipset is comparable with the KT266A
    The Prosavage graphics won't win any prizes for gaming, but are quite
    adequate for any other uses.


    The M847LU - an interesting idea ... the standard Sis 746/963 chipset
    coupled with an onboard Xabre 200 seperate chip, and 64Mb of
    independent graphics memory onboard as well.
    A lightweight DirectX 8 solution, for $51
    Tho only casualty of this integration - NO AGP SLOT, so a Xabre 200 is
    the best the graphics will ever be - but that may be enough.
    Matt, Aug 11, 2004
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