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Replaced the CPU on my K7 Triton GA-7VKMP MB with VIA KM266 chipset. The new CPU is an AMD Athlon XP 2200 1.8Ghz Socket A 266FSB w256KB processor (OEM). Pin #1 golden cut edge is installed correctly. Symptom: The computer now displays black screen and keeps beeping every second or so and does not boot up.

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  • electrc Apr 29, 2008

    I discovered the 256M RAM was not installed firmly into its slot. I removed it, reseated it, locked it in and now the computer is running like new.



    Mahalo all for your suggestions.



    Aloha,

    Stan

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Did you check if the new chipset is compatible with the MB? If they are, are you using the same hard drive? If so, there is the problem. You will need to format the hard drive and reinstall the OS so it uses the correct drivers. Dont forget to have your license key for the OS available. You will loose any info on the hard drive, hopefully you had it backed up...

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Hello,

For Solving your problem do the following:

1. See that the RAM is placed correctly.  
2. Remove the RAM, clean the surface and ram surface
3. Place the RAM safely and correctly
4. See that all the power cables and data cables are fixed correctly

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I'm upgardeing my ms-7061's cpu from a 1.5 to 2.2


http://www.msi.com/product/mb/KM4M-V.html#/?div=Detail

Download > Manual >

CPU
Supports AMD Athlon / Athlon XP / Duran (Socket 462) processor.
(Socket 462 = Socket A)

Supports from 1100MHz to 3000+ model.

VIA KM266 Pro motherboard chipset - Front Side Bus support of 266MegaHertz.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_VIA_chipsets#Slot_A_and_Socket_A

(Same specs as a VIA KT266A but with Integrated Graphics.
The 133MHz FSB support shown is doubled. AMD processors are 'Double-pumped')

VIA KM400 motherboard chipset -
FSB support of 266MHz to 333MHz.
(Same as KT400 but with Integrated Graphics)

VIA KM400A motherboard chipset -
FSB support of either 266MHz, 333MHz, or 400MHz
(Same as KT400A but with Integrated Graphics)

Looking at the Bottom/Right corner at the CMOS battery;
There are THREE sets of jumper pins to the bottom right edge of the CMOS battery.

6 pins towards the outside edge of the motherboard, 3 pins to the inside of the motherboard. (Left side of the 6 pins)

On the 6 pins in a row configuration, the top 3 pins is SW1.
The bottom 3 pins is SW2.
The 3 pins to the inside of them is JBAT 1

In the 3 pins for SW1 the bottom pin, or pin closest to the bottom edge of the motherboard, is Pin 1.

Same for SW2. The bottom pin, or pin closest to the bottom edge of the motherboard, is Pin 1.

Jumper on pins;
SW1 pins 2 and 3, SW2 pins 1 and 2 = 266MHz FSB support
SW1 pins 1 and 2, SW2 pins 1 and 2 = 333MHz FSB support

For the KM400A (KT400A) motherboard chipset;
SW1 pins 1 and 2, SW2 pins 2 and 3 = 200MHz FSB support

1) What is the model name, and model number of the AMD processor you are going to use?

2) What kind of Thermal Paste are you using?

3) What are you using to clean the bottom of the Heatsink with, and is the top of the Processor clean?

4) Are you following Anti-Static Precautions?

Post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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ECS Support > L7VMM2 motherboard > Main Support page,

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=419&CategoryID=1&MenuID=50&LanID=0

Click on the CPU tab.

(Features / Specification / Download / Support / FAQ / CPU / etc)

Will support Up To an AMD Athlon XP 2600+,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_Athlon_XP_microprocessors


Maximum Front Side Bus support is 266Megahertz.
(Max FSB = 266MHz)

(Motherboard manual states 133MHz.
Note that AMD processors are 'Double-pumped'.
This = 266MHz )

Supports AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon XP, and AMD Duron, processors.

Note in the CPU Support chart where it states -
Socket 462 > AMD Athlon XP > 2600+ (.13u)
The .13u stands for 130nm core architecture technology.

(nm = NanoMeter.
1 Billionth of a Meter )

NOTE*
For the Socket 462 (Socket A) processors, the AMD Athlon XP models are the top of the line.

'Sempy', or Sempron processors are at the bottom.
Low L2 processor memory cache compared to Athlon XP or Duron models.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_Duron_microprocessors

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_Sempron_microprocessors

http://www.cpu-world.com/

http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/K7/TYPE-Athlon%20XP.html

Regards,
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Athlon: 650 MHz up to1.4 GHz, FSB: 200 MHz or 266 MHz. Socket A CPU. See page 10 in you're manual (If you still have one). After going to Elitegroup and checking for the latest bios version;
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=67&CategoryID=1&MenuID=50&LanID=9
BIOS for K7VMM(PCB:1.2A). Release date, 2003/03/28
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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
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_Athlon_XP_microprocessors#Athlon_XP_.22Thoroughbred_A.2FB.22_.28Model_8.2C_130_nm.29



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)
http://www.motherboards.org/files/manuals/1/a7v266e-100.pdf

If the above direct link does not work for you, then go here,
http://www.motherboards.org/mobot/manuals/ASUS/A7V266-E/ (Click on -> Download <- all the way to the right of -> File:a7v266e-100.pdfVersion:--Release Date:--)

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1, 2, 3, and 4 are set to the OFF position for 133MHz.
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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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