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Failure to boot after several hours of operation

Assembled cpu (AMD athlon 6000 dual core) et al, powered system went with default settings. XP came on detected new mb and I proceeded to finalize settings and get the system up. System working but is slow powering off and booting up. Mouse working intermittenty on UBS connection, okay when I used standard mouse (PS2). After a few hours debugging my problems the system crashed and would not boot, error msg "check sum". After that not able to boot, no response at all. CPU failure??? I have sent the cpu back for exchange. Any one have this kind of trouble with this board?

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Re: Failure to boot after several hours of operation

Assuming you set the date and time, the error message checksum can refer to incorrect memory timings along with the front side bus speeds, so check the processor bus speed eg 533MHZ or whatever and check the memory speed as if they are different you wont get it to boot, you will need to reset the bios if you cannot get it to run at all.

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Maximum Front Side Bus support is 266Megahertz.
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Can MSI MS-6380E support radeon x1800?

1) Motherboard uses a Socket A processor socket. Also known as Socket 462.

When they switched from the Athlon single-core processors, to the Athlon 64-bit dual-core processors, they went to a completely different processor socket.


So using the MSI MS-6380E motherboard with a dual core AMD processor = NO.

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2600+ with ASUS MB A7V266-E/AA

Here is the CPU Support list from Asus Support, for the Asus A7V266-E,

Scroll down the list. 34th one down, that is listed.

1.Did you get the Athlon XP 2600+ that has a 266MegaHertz, (MHz), Front Side Bus? (FSB)
The AXDA2600DKV3C?

There is an Athlon XP 2600+ that has a 266MHz FSB, and one that has an FSB of 333MHz. <-This one Won't work.
Model number ->AXDA2600DKV3D will Not work.
Both are Thoroughbred A/B Core models.

The AXDA2600DKV3C has a 12.5x multiplier.
Your 1900+ has a 12x multiplier. (AXDA1900DUT3C) They both have an FSB of 133MHz. (Shown as 266MHz because AMD processors are 'Double-Pumped')

A.The AXDC2600DKV3C will not work. It has a 16x multiplier. (Thorton Core)
B.The AXDC2600DKV3D will not work. It has a 333MHz FSB. (Thorton Core)
C.The AXDA2600DKV4C will not work. It has a 15x mulitplier. (Barton Core)
D.The AXDA2600DKV4D will not work. It has a 333MHz FSB. (Barton Core)
E.The AXDA2600DKV4E will not work. It has a 400MHz FSB. (Barton Core)

2.Are the jumper blocks -> CPU RATIO, and SYSCLK, still set in the Jumper Free Mode?

By the factory default settings these jumper blocks, (DIP switches), should already be set to Jumper Free Mode.
The white DIP switches should be in the OFF position. (The white switches will be DOWN, towards the numbers on the jumper block CPU RATIO. They will be UP, away from the numbers, on the jumper block SYSCLK))

The CPU RATIO jumper block is right above the processor. It is a blue rectangular block.
The SYSCLK jumper block is down the motherboard, right below the AGP graphics card expansion slot. (And above the first PCI expansion slot)

If those two jumper blocks are not set to Jumper Free Mode, set the DIP switches in the jumper blocks to this setting.

Now go into BIOS Setup. In the main menu use the Right Side Arrow key on your keyboard, and highlight Advanced.
If -> CPU Speed is set to Auto, you won't have access to set your CPU parameters. If it is set to Manual, you will see them. If it's set to Manual, write down the headings, (CPU:System Frequency Multiple, System/PCI Frequency (MHz), and so on) Write down the numbers to the right of these headings. If something goes wrong, you can go back into BIOS Setup, and change them back.

1.CPU:System Frequency Multiple should be
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10.OS/2 Onboard Memory >64M (Disabled)

Leave the rest alone.

The AXDA2600DKV3C uses 1.65 volts, has a 12.5 clock multiplier, and a 266MHz FSB. (You will see 133MHz, and set all your settings to 133MHz. AMD processors are 'Double-Pumped'. Intel processors are 'Quad-Pumped')

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The Ol' Asus A7V266-E?
1.The fastest Front Side Bus setting is 266MHz
2.Uses Socket 462 AMD processors
3.Uses Athlon, Athlon XP, and Duron AMD processors.

I would stick with an AMD Athlon XP. Fastest one? Hmmm, I believe that would be the AMD Athlon XP 2600+
The one that operates at 2133MHz with a FSB of 266MHz. Part number AXDA2600DKV3C

Here is the Motherboard Manual for your Asus A7V266-E, (It's a PDF file download. Let it download all the way before looking through it)

If the above direct link does not work for you, then go here, (Click on -> Download <- all the way to the right of -> File:a7v266e-100.pdfVersion:--Release Date:--)

Go to Page 19, Item 2. NO POWER connected to computer, make sure the SYSCLK (System Clock) DIP switches are set to 133MHz.
1, 2, 3, and 4 are set to the OFF position for 133MHz.
All you will see is the ON. The switches go to the opposite side as shown in Item 2.

I'm sure they are set there however, as your 1900+ you have in right now, uses a 266MHz FSB.
I should explain.
AMD processors are Double-Pumped. Therefore the 133MHz setting will become 266MHz for the processor. (Intel processors are Quad-Pumped.

They are both the same Core, (Thoroughbred A/B, Model 8, 130nm), so a BIOS update shouldn't be necessary.

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