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Upgrading processor to Duron 1.4GHz

Hello,

I have an old AMD clone with 750MHz processor that I "let" my wife use mainly for surfing and Skype-ing. Motherboard ASUS A7V Rev.1.02 KT133, VIA chipset (VT82C686A), Award BIOS. I have a old but new Duron 1.4GHz processor I bought a few years ago and I am now braving it trying to install it. Piece of cake -- NOT.

When I boot it up with the Duron it goes into some kind of alarm. Sounds like a European ambulance. I thought my research was sound and this chip was compatible, but perhaps my BIOS needs upgrading. If so, to what and more importantly, HOW? Can it be downloaded and installed?

What am I not doing right? Also, how important is a new application of thermal grease? What about the heatsink/fan? Is this chip significantly hotter than the 750MHz?

Thanks for your help!

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Well older mother board cant handle a higher CPU processor, you have to make sure you have ALL the jumper properly set for the CPU, also the memory on the motherboard should be for that motherboard. try not to OC the motherboard as it will fry it.

Also check the motherboard for any Blown capacitor. for the MB to scream bloody murder something is definately wrong.

you could check the website of asus and look under ARCHIVE or DISCONTINUED motherboard. to find drivers and manuals for the motherboard you have unless you have them

also make sure the motherboard can actully take a higher processor.

Thermal grease is always good its help alot, just dont over do the grease applications. as ive seen pasta made out of thermal grease cpu's

Good luck

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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.

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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'.
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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

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http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-Gigabyte/7VM333M-RZ.html
What I would suggest is that you buy a motherboard/cpu combo, then you could get a quad core with a recent motherboard for less than 150-200$. Of course you'd have to be willing to change your motherboard, but unfortunately, you're not gonna get a good processor with your current motherboard, and computer parts (like Ram, hard drives, video cards) are going to cost more and more for their rarety, while they are less performant.
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best processor
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Here is the list of compatible processors for your motherboard:

AMD Athlon 650, 700, 750, 800, 850, 900, 950, 1.0G, 1.1G, 1.2G, 1.3G, 1.33G, 1.4G (Thunderbird)
AMD Athlon MP 1.0G, 1.2G, 1500+, 1600+, 1800+, 1900+, 2000+, 2100+ (Palomino)
AMD Athlon MP 2000+, 2200+, 2400+, 2600+ (Thoroughbred)
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AMD Athlon XP 1600+, 1700+, 1800+, 1900+, 2000+, 2100+, 2200+, 2400+, 2600+, 2700+, 2800+ (Thoroughbred)
AMD Athlon XP 2500+, 2600+, 2800+, 3000+, 3200+ (Barton)
AMD Athlon XP 2000+, 2200+, 2400+ (Thorton)
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