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by Marc985 / September 2, 2004 1:52 AM PDT
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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by billzhills / September 2, 2004 2:33 AM PDT

Marc

From new Egg
Supported CPU: Socket A AMD Athlon/Athlon XP/Duron Processors. This is your M/B.

From new Egg
Model: AMD Athlon XP 2400+
Core: Thoroughbred. This is your CPU.

Not supported by M/B. Key word CORE.

M/B supports Athlon/Athlon XP/Duron core.

As Intel and AMD improves function on the existing
CPU, its core, they give it a new model name. Pins may be the same but not the internal working parts.

Did this help or just muddle things up?

Bill

See:
http://www.pcguide.com/ref/cpu/roots.htm
.
.

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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by Marc985 / September 2, 2004 3:13 AM PDT

so what would be compatible with that motherboard...any suggestions? please keep it around $70 or under

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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by Marc985 / September 2, 2004 3:22 AM PDT

what about this

AMD Athlon XP 2500+ "Barton", 333 FSB, 512K Cache Processor - Retail
(limit 5 per customer)

- Specifications -

Model: AMD Athlon XP 2500+
Core: Barton
Operating Frequency: 1.83GHz
FSB: 333MHz
Cache: L1/64K+64K; L2/512K
Voltage: 1.65V
Process: 0.13Micron
Socket: Socket A
Multimedia Instruction: MMX, SSE, 3DNOW!, 3DNOW!+
Packaging: Retail Box (Heatsink and Fan included)


oh yeah and do i need the heatsink and fan? im using an athlon 1900+ now? can i take it from that or no?

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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by billzhills / September 2, 2004 4:00 AM PDT
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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by Marc985 / September 2, 2004 4:12 AM PDT

it says this is compatible

Athlon XP 2500+(333 MHZ FSB)(Model 10)(Barton) Check PCB and BIOS versions before flashing BIOS!


AMD Athlon XP 2500+ "Barton", 333 FSB, 512K Cache Processor

that looks the same...only thing i dont see is that "model 10"

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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by billzhills / September 2, 2004 5:07 AM PDT

Are you holding the M/B in your hand?

and where are you getting "Model 10"?

You are asking me to back up your decision.
Not going to.

I will assist you to find the answers.
But not do the research.

Bill

Other members, join in, need help.
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Model 10 is the AMD number for
by Ray Harinec / September 2, 2004 7:22 AM PDT

that series of Barton's. First documented in the Model 8 spec's. I have a copy of the Model 10 Data Sheet.

All of the design type documents are available as PDF downloads from AMD and Intel.

The 2600 Barton Model 8 [333MHz] showed a frequency 0f 2088 MHz where the thoroughbred Model 8 2600+ [same name] was 2133. Now the model 10 Barton [2500+]the Model 10 shows 2133.

Not sure but I think the Model 10 vs Model 8 is a different width artwork. I have the entire PDF on the computer, only printed oiut a couple of key pages. Maximum Model 10 2500+ power consumption is 68.3 Watts, typicsl 53.2.

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Re: Model 10 is the AMD number for
by billzhills / September 2, 2004 7:51 AM PDT

Thanks Ray

Bill

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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by Eugene Robbins / September 2, 2004 4:59 AM PDT
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Re: Simple Compatitbilty question
by Marc985 / September 2, 2004 5:22 AM PDT

thanks..i'll get it! but why? I need this stuff fast i leave for school 1000 miles away on wednesday

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