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AMD question....

by Cluchetti / September 30, 2005 9:13 AM PDT
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looks compatible
by linkit / September 30, 2005 10:22 AM PDT
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CPU = Socket A, 266MHz FSB
Mobo = Socket A, supports 266MHz FSB
Looks like a match to me.

Are you concerned about the "M" designation on the CPU?

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(NT) (NT) Yes Mobile vs non mobile
by Cluchetti / September 30, 2005 11:20 AM PDT
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by linkit / September 30, 2005 11:47 AM PDT

AMD designed the Athlon XP-M CPUs to be compatible with the existing world of Socket A motherboards (I read the Athlon XP-M white paper). They are designed for managing power better in notebooks but have been used on desktop boards. Just look at the CPU reviews at

As far as I am concerned, just noting that the motherboard can accommodate an Athlon XP, Socket A, and 266MHz FSB is enough for me. If you really are concerned, contact the mobo mfg with your compatibility questions. Hope this helps.

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(NT) (NT) Thank u and I will try that. And also is ASUS A GOOD BRAND?
by Cluchetti / September 30, 2005 12:03 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) ASUS is well regarded for motherboards among builders
by linkit / September 30, 2005 1:07 PM PDT
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