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Which frequency of processor for QDI motherboard BrillianX-1S with BIOS 4.51 PG

Hello,
I need your help. We have QDI motherboard BrillianX-1S with BIOS 4.51 PG and processor Intel Celeron 433MHz (socket 370). We would like to change the processor for the most efficient one which is possible to use with this motherboard.
I have found that this motherboard manage to work only with PIII 600MHz (max.). Is it true? Or does it manage to work with more powerful processors like PIII 850MHz of PIII 1000MHz?
If yes, must it be only 100MHz (bus frequency) or can it be also 133MHz? Does it matter? I think that the MB supports only 66/100Mhz frequency.

Thank you for your help.
Marek Malus from Czech Republic

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  • marekmalus Aug 04, 2008

    Thank you for your answer but it wasn´t exactly what I needed.
    I need to know wheter PIII 600MHz is the top for this motherboard (I read it onhttp://www.qdigrp.com/qdisite/eng/produc... or whether this QDI motherboard (BrillianX-1S with BIOS 4.51 PG) will work also with PIII 850MHz or PIII 1000MHz.
    This is what I exactly need to know.
    Marek

  • marekmalus Aug 07, 2008

    I´m sorry but I tried a PIII 800Mhz processor several minutes ago and it didn´t work (I´m glad that didn´t have to pay for it). So I don´t think that this MB works with PIII processors.
    But thank you for your time.
    Marek

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Hey there.

If you are planning to upgrade the processor with the latest one then it is not possible without upgrading your motherboard.

Because as per all the bus and system configuration requirement with ur CPU you must give the recommended bus speed, bus lines, Address lines, Ram supportive slot, and RAM Frequency.

Your motherboard must suuport all those requirement if you are upgrading ur Processor.

You are right that ur motherboard can only work with PIII CPU.

Upgrade ur motherboard with atleast of 845,945G Chipset to support up to core2 Duo Processor in Intel. OR with A8V-VM and above in Asus Motherboard.

(Gimme your acknowledge by rating me)

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Romy

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

  • Romy  Decostza
    Romy Decostza Aug 07, 2008

    I Appologies for that, i misunderstood ur question.



    Actually ur answer is yes. Ur motherboard can support all PIII Processors that are available in the market.



    Some details related with ur motherboard supportive hardware are:



    Max Bus Speed 100 MHz

    Processor 0 ( 1 ) - Slot 1

    Compatible Processors Pentium II, Celeron, Pentium III (all available in the market)

    RAM 0 MB (installed) / 768 MB (max) - SDRAM - DIMM 168-PIN - 100 MHz

    Supported RAM Technology SDRAM




    Thanx



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    Romy

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