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Old 07-17-2005, 06:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What processor upgrades are possible for me?

Hi,

I am using the following mainboard and processor.

* SiSoftware Sandra *

Processor

Model : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.80GHz
Speed : 1.80GHz
Performance Rating : PR1980 (estimated)
Cores per Processor : 1 Unit(s)
Threads per Core : 1 Unit(s)
Package : FC µPGA478
Rated Speed/FSB : 1800MHz / 4x 100MHz
Multiplier : 18/1x
Generation : G8


Upgradeability
Socket/Slot : Socket 478
Upgrade Interface : ZIF Socket
Supported Speed(s) : 1.80GHz+


and.....motherboard information is as follows



System
Manufacturer : VIA Technologies, Inc.
Model : P4M266A-8235
ID : FFFFFFFF-FFFFFFFF-FFFFFFFF-FFFFFFFF

Mainboard
MP Support : 2 Processor(s)
Model : P4M266A-8235
System BIOS : 04/15/2003-P4M266A-8235-6A6LW00HC-00
Chipset : VIA P4X266/A

Chipset 1
Model : VIA Technologies Inc VT8751 ProSavageDDR P4M266 System Controller
Bus(es) : AGP PCI IMB USB i2c/SMBus
Front Side Bus Speed : 4x 100MHz (400MHz data rate)
Maximum FSB Speed / Max Memory Speed : 4x 100MHz / 2x 133MHz
Width : 64-bit
SMP - MP Capability : No
IO Queue Depth : 8 request(s)


What processor upgrades can my current motherboard support?

Thats what i wanted to know... thank you for your patience.
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well its a Socket 476 and the max FBS is 400Mhz.

I just had a look around and it looks like 2.4Ghz is the fastest it will support.
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Old 07-18-2005, 12:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i would save up some money and build a new AMD system... if you build the yourself they are a LOT cheaper, so don't worry
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