XP 3200+ in old mobo? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-09-2006, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 53
Default XP 3200+ in old mobo?

I have an older Jetway v333da motherboard with an athlon xp 1700+ in it. I am curious if i can put a 3200+ that I have lying around in the mobo, as long as I turn the fsb down to 333 in the bios. I'll update the bios to the latest version first.
does anyone see a problem/risk with trying this? Even if no one knows wheter it will work, I just want to make sure that no one else sees any reason that this should damage the mobo/cpu.

thanks for any help.

Nevermore is offline  
Old 02-09-2006, 05:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
Master Techie
reggie_da_man's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 2,567

Yea sure I don't see why not. Your not going to get the full potential out of it but it should work. Flashing/updating your BIOS is kind of dangerous if you don't know what you're doing. If done incorrectly your motherboard is now fit for the trash.


reggie_da_man is offline  
Old 02-10-2006, 09:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 53

I've flashed a few before, that's not a problem. I've just never used a processor that wasn't specified to work with a given board. Thanks for the input.
Nevermore is offline  
Old 02-10-2006, 09:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 38

I'm thinking you can't. Since the 3200 is probably a different socket size than that motherboard.
daytonoh is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.