CPU upgrading question >".

By Condor
Oct 16, 2004
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. greetin

    Im new to pc upgrading :)
    Just wanna check if the cpu I going to purchase is compatible with the motherboard i currently have.
    The cpu i planning to purchase is this: Athlon 64 3200+, 1600MHz Bus, Socket 754 Processor.
    But my motherboard type this: (yes its 2 years old :S )

    Motherboard Properties
    Motherboard ID 09/12/2001-8363-686B-JA6LMC2CC-00
    Motherboard Name Chaintech 7AJA2(E)

    Front Side Bus Properties
    Bus Type DEC Alpha EV6
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Real Clock 133 MHz (DDR)
    Effective Clock 267 MHz
    Bandwidth 2133 MB/s

    Memory Bus Properties
    Bus Type SDR SDRAM
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Real Clock 133 MHz
    Effective Clock 133 MHz
    Bandwidth 1067 MB/s

    Chipset Bus Properties
    Bus Type PCI
    Bus Width 32-bit
    Real Clock 33 MHz
    Effective Clock 33 MHz
    Bandwidth 133 MB/s

    Motherboard Physical Info
    CPU Sockets/Slots 1
    Expansion Slots 1 ISA, 5 PCI, 1 AGP, 1 AMR
    RAM Slots 3 DIMM
    Integrated Devices Audio
    Form Factor ATX
    Motherboard Size 220 mm x 300 mm
    Motherboard Chipset KT133A

    Hope that help :D

    or which motherboard should i upgrade to, to get the optimize benefits.
    :monkey:
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Your current motherboard is for a Socket-A CPU (Athlon & Duron) so no, it will not work.

    You can get a MSI K8N Neo (nForce 3 250Gb) which works very well & is loaded with features.
  3. Condor

    Condor TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 461

    woowe thz mate.
    very indeed got some very neat features in that eye candy mobo! :eek:
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.