CPU upgrading question >".

By Condor
Oct 16, 2004
  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.
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    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 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 388

    woowe thz mate.
    very indeed got some very neat features in that eye candy mobo! :eek:
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