i have an aopen vkm400am-s motherboard running a sempron 2800 and 1gig pc2700 333mhz ram. my bios says its an athlon running at 1600 when it should be 2 gig sempron.i think the problemis bios update but i cant find one anywhere. when i try to increase bus speed from 133mhz to 166 the pc just crashes.any help would be much appreciated
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this caused by RAM error, open your computer, disconnect ram, turn on your computer?is computer beeping, 1 long and 2 short beep??if yes the problem is come from your ram, clean your ram connection then connect ram to mother board, turn on your computer, is the video come to screen??if no, try to connect another ram to your computer, for sure use new ram
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No to the cpu you selected. Board would not support that cpu. The RAM you selected would probably work but for how long I couldn't say. With prices pretty low right now it would probably be better to purchase a new motherboard, cpu, & RAM. Hope this helps.
Hi bones, you're sempron's revsion may not be compatable with you're board. I suggest you call AOpen's tech support.
For US Technical Support Line: 1-510-489-8928
For other AOpen numbers click the link & scroll down the page. http://www.aopen.nl/about_ContactUs.aspx?Top=Y
You will need to fill in the three dropdown windows as follows:
I have gone over ever bios listed at AOpen.
There is one update for AMD Sempron Processor's. Version R1.01 Release date; 7/27/2004 Please double check your system at boot up for your version. Use the Pause/Break button on your keyboard to freeze your screen. This will give you the time needed to check your current bios version. To flash your bios go to pg. 40 in the manual.