AMD Duron 1.6GHz or 1.8GHz Sok A CPU & Type ?

  Giggle n' Bits 21:46 22 Apr 2004

Trying to find out if the current AMD Durons Sok A either 1.6GHz or 1.8GHz CPUs are the Model 8 Applebreed models. Erh looked at AMD but not found my answer.

I am trying to find out if its compatible with the Asus A7V8X-MX or A7V8X-MX SE Motherbaords.

The AMD Durons are at click here & click here

Also as notification of postings are not comming to my email address can you if possible send reply to my folder icon private welcome.

  Gongoozler 22:02 22 Apr 2004

Hi Yettie. I don't know about the Duron model names, but I've just upgraded my computer with this 1.6G Duron click here, this ASUS A7V8X-X click here, and this very quiet processor heatsink click here, and I'm very happy with the result.

  Quiller. 22:14 22 Apr 2004

I think you will find that both duron's are cut down versions of the 1900+ and the 2200+.

I do know on certain bios's that a duron 1600 registers as a unknown 1900+. Some are chips that did not pass the L2 cache test, at first, and now they are re badging the 1900+ and 2200+ as durons ( to sell quickly) as they move to the 64 bit cpu.

  Gongoozler 22:25 22 Apr 2004

I just had a quick look at the spec for the Model 7 click here, and the Model 8 click here, and it looks like the main difference is that the Model 7 has a 200M FSB, and the Model 8 has a 266M FSB. If that's the case, then mine from Ebuyer with a part number ADUDHD1600DLV1C is definitely a Model 8.

  Giggle n' Bits 22:28 22 Apr 2004

Thanks Gongoozler & waiting for B.B.

  Hax 22:30 22 Apr 2004


  Hax 22:30 22 Apr 2004


  Hax 22:35 22 Apr 2004

I give in!

Yep! Will agree with Gongoozler.

Have recently installed the same chip in a MSI board and it is 266Mhz Model 8.

Runs as sweet as a nut.

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