Asrock K7VM2 + XP 2400

By catonphil
Mar 6, 2005
  1. HELP!
    I have a Asrock K7VM2 board running happy with a AMD Athlon XP 1700 cpu.
    I just bought a AMD Athlon XP 2400, number AXDC2400DKV3C, and I can't get it to work. So far as I am aware this SHOULD be compatible with this board. And I can't see anywhere to change much like clock mulipliers etc so assume that I just install and it should run. I have tried clearing CMOS but that doesn't help. Board powers up, fans etc, but no operating system and no beeping at all.
    Can anyone shed light?? Have I bought a bad cpu?? Will send it back if so.
  2. dopefisher

    dopefisher TS Rookie Posts: 444

    does your old cpu work after you tried the new one??? hopefully you didnt fry your motherboard.
  3. catonphil

    catonphil TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have my old Athlon XP 1700 back in and running OK! The board is OK! just won't seem to run the other cpu.
  4. fishhookz

    fishhookz TS Rookie Posts: 79

    If you didn't get the board yesterday, you might need to update the BIOS. D/l the latest manual and look it up.
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