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09-04-2000, 10:11 PM
I have a new jetway coppermine 370 or slot one 133side bus moth board. I want to install a 800coppermine slot370 133bus processor and the moth board manual only goes to a 600mhz to set the cpu ratio jumpers. A 600 mhz coppermine133bus is 4.5x ratio. What ratio is a 800coppermine 133bus?
09-06-2000, 11:32 AM
Well, 800/133 ~= 6, but you knew that. Bigger question is whether the motherboard will support that chip.
Recommend checking their web site for updated information.
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09-11-2000, 10:36 AM
You answered your own question. The motherboard only goes to 600 MHz, so making it use a 800 MHz CPU would be very unlikely without a BIOS upgrade, which I strongly advise against, since it's the easiest way I know of to turn your computer into an expensive, but interesting paperweight.
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