Question about AOpen vKM400Am-S Motherboard

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Sempron 2800 cpu speed

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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

many thanks
martyn

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Hey, here is the latest bios witch is required for your new sempron!

http://download.aopen.com.tw/userdownload_List.aspx?RecNo=9923&Model=vKM400Am-S

Dont foget to rate the solution as fixya! Thanks

If you need more assistance let me know, I'm here to help

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

  • Ekse Apr 06, 2008




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  • Modified SilentBios function : Used 'High','Medium','Low' modes when define fixed fan speed.

  • The cpu id was updated in the last bios release, the newest release always includes the previous fixes.

  • Ekse Apr 10, 2008

    you gave me a thanks for trying and didnt say anything after that? is something wrong? can i help you? let me know!

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    Cpu


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    I would like to find the spec manual and what cpu slot it has.


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    Nov 27, 2008 | AOpen vKM400Am-S Motherboard

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    Bios version


    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

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    Apr 06, 2008 | AOpen vKM400Am-S Motherboard

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    Aopen vkm400an-s


    Hi bones698, you can go to the link below & check the bios's listed for your vKM400Am-S board.
    http://download.aopen.com.tw/Default.aspx

    You will need to fill in the three dropdown windows as follows:
    Motherboard
    vKM400Am-S
    Bios
    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.

    Good Luck! Take your time.
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    Cpu size


    Hi handydak

    For your Mobo
    VKM400 AM-S Try this link it will tell you what max size CPU & Memory you can install to improve performance.http://download.aopen.com.tw/Default.aspx

    Regards,

    ajb2000

    Dec 28, 2007 | AOpen vKM400Am-S Motherboard

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