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Old 02-17-2004, 12:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Guys!

I'm upgrading my motherboard basically i've found 2 motherboards that i like but don't know which one!

Its either:

GA-7N400-L
or
GA-7VT600-L

I'm upgrading from a very old gigabyte GA-7IEX4 with a duron 750, its been a damn good board but i need to move on.

Which brings me to this problem, would those 2 boards take the duron 750 which is 200fsb, bearing in mind that either those boards take 266/333/400 fsb cpu's.

And also would any ddr memory be suited to that duron.

Cheers!
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yeah that cpu is way to outdated the bord might suport it make sure it says duron on it some newer bord dont support duron also you might wanna invest in a new cpu right after that perchase try going amd 2500+ really cheap like 85$ new egg
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Old 02-17-2004, 02:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for your reply slip!

Yeah they both say they take cpu's from duron-athlon xp just wanted to make sure.
But don't know which to go for theres hardly any difference in the 2 other than chipset used.

I'm going to have to stick with the duron for the time being.

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go with the 600, it has serial HDD connections with RAID 0,1 and Firewire ports.
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