By Vassal24352 ยท 7 replies
Oct 5, 2002
  1. With the new Athlon XP CPU's coming out i was wondering if my motherboard can support the new processors. I have an ECS K7VTA3 V3.x. With the 2800+ using a 333mhz FSB(and in the future the the Clawhammer) i want to know if my motherboard can support it. I've looked all over and can't find it anywhere. Either I've missed it or it just isn't out there.:confused:
  2. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

  3. Vassal24352

    Vassal24352 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    yep that proves i'm stupid it says it right at the top of the page:eek:

  4. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer TS Rookie Posts: 1,006

    And no current Athlon board will support any Hammer CPU, hammer will have a greater pin count than the Athlon's 468.
  5. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

  6. Nick

    Nick TS Rookie Posts: 185

    Ill upgrade once my processor speed for amd's is double mine, which right now i have a 1.4 ghz amd xp 1600.
  7. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    I agree, in general I have always doubled my processing power when I have upgraded.
  8. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer TS Rookie Posts: 1,006

    I agree too, however, I might have to wait awhile for a 3.2 gig AMD cpu :(
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