Which CPU would be best for this motherboard?

By rp_crotty
Jul 14, 2005
  1. What is the fastest processor that this Matsonic MS8137C motherboard can handle? I have searched and searched and searched but have nto been able to find maxium CPU speed.
  2. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    You Bet

    Product Type Mainboard
    Form Factor ATX
    Width 30.4 cm
    Depth 24 cm
    Compatible Processors Athlon, Duron, Athlon XP<<<<<<<<<<<
    Processor Socket Socket A
    Chipset Type VIA Apollo KT266A
    Max Bus Speed 266 MHz<<<<<<<<<<<
    BIOS Type Award
    Storage Controller ATA-100
    Click Here
    It appears a 2600+ x 266fsb is the max
  3. rp_crotty

    rp_crotty TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thank you i appreaciate it
  4. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    i wouldn't trust a matsonic board, as name brand gigabyte board of better performance can be had for about $50 (USD) these days.
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