GA-7VAXP + new cpu problems

By rangersmith
Dec 14, 2004
  1. I have just changed my cpu from xp 2200 to xp 2600 and my system is only registering it as an xp 2000, I know I have to change the bios. The clock speed at present is 133, I think this is correct and or it might be 166. I know I have to change the ratio to 16x but I can't find how to change this setting anywhere in the bios. Any help would be much appriciated.

    Cheers rangersmith.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    The correct fsb for your cpu is 166mhz(333mhz effective).

    As for the multiplier your mobo should detect the correct multiplier.

    Take a look at this link it will explain how to set the correct fsb etc.

    Regards Howard

    :wave: :wave:
  3. rangersmith

    rangersmith TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks fot that I'll check it out and get back to you.
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