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Old 02-12-2008, 12:40 AM   #1
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Default How to check motherboard's cpu combatibility?

is there a program i can run that would tell me what is the highest cpu speed that my motherboard would accept? all i know is that my mobo has a 533 fsb...
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Old 02-12-2008, 03:57 AM   #2
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Default Re: How to check motherboard's cpu combatibility?

Just enter your mobo model into google and see the specifications.
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I did that and all it tells me is that it takes a pentium 4 processor, it doesn't say anywhere whats the maximum processor speed it supports...
here is what it says on almost all websites after a google search:


Motherboard is ECS P4VXASD2+ V5.0 (2003)

Description:
CPU Socket 478 for Intel Pentium 4 processor
FSB 533/400 MHz
CHIPSET VIAŽ P4X333 & VT8235
North Bridge: VIAŽ P4X333
South Bridge: VIAŽ VT8235
MEMORY 2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM socket , support DDR266/200 2.5V DDR SDRAM
2 x 168-pin SDRAM DIMM socket support PC133/100 3.3V SDRAM
Maximum: 2GB
EXPANSION SLOT 1 x AGP 4X slot
4 x PCI slots
1 x CNR slot
STORAGE Support by VIAŽ VT8235
4 x Ultra DMA133/100/66 devices


AUDIO Realtek ALC101 2-channel audio CODEC
Compliant with AC'97 2.2 specification
LAN VIAŽ VT6103 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet PHY
REAR PANEL I/O 1 x PS/2 keyboard & PS/2 mouse connectors
1 x RJ45 LAN connector
1 x Parallel port (LPT1)
2 x Serial ports (COM1 & COM2)
1 x Game port
1 x Audio ports (Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in)
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS & HEADERS 1 x 20-pin ATX Power Supply Connector
1 x Floppy connector supports 360K~2.88M Bytes, 3 Mode FDDs or LS120
2 x IDE connectors
1 x IrDA for SIR header
1 x Speaker header
2 x USB 2.0 header support additional 4 USB Ports
1 x Front panel switch/LED header
CD in1/CD in2 header
CPUFAN/SYSFAN connectors
WOL/WOM connectors
SYSTEM BIOS Award BIOS with 2Mb Flash ROM
Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Muli Boot, DMI
Full Support for ACPI revision 1.0 specification
FORM FACTOR ATX Form Factor, 305*244mm
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It can take any Pentium 4 that uses a 400 or 533MHz FSB.
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Here is the complete list of supported CPUs for the ECS P4VXASD2+: Model: P4VXASD2+ CPU Support List
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