CPU Up-grade

  Maty 17:58 10 Jun 2004

My mother board is a MSI 845 Ultra-ARU.The CPU installed is a P4 1.8.
My question is can I install a P4 2.4G 533 FSB CPU in this mother board

  norman47 18:11 10 Jun 2004

According to this, click here
then the answer is no.

  Fruit Bat 18:15 10 Jun 2004

MSI 845 Ultra ARU

Supports Intel Pentium 4 processor in 478 pin package
Support 1.5GHz to 2.2GHz processors and up

Intel 845 chipset (593 FC-BGA)

Supports DDR SDRAM at 200/266MHz operation (DDR200/DDR266, PC1600/PC2100)
AGTL+ host bus with integrated termination supporting 32-bit host addressing
1.5V AGP interface with 4x data transfer and 4x fast writes
8-bit 66Mhz 4x hub interface to Intel ICH2
Intel ICH2 chipset (360 EBGA)
Upstream hub interface for access to the Intel MCH
2-channel Ultra ATA/100 Bus Master IDE controller
USB controller 1.1 (expanded capability for 4 ports)
I/O Apic
SMBus controller
FWH interface
LPC interface
AC'97 2.1 interface
PCI 2.2 interface
Integrated system management controller
Main Memory
Supports 4 memory banks using 3 184-pin DDR DIMMs
Supports up to 2GB PC2100/PC1600 DDR SDRAM
Supports 2.5V SDRAM

One APG4x slot (1.5V only)
Five PCI 2.2 32-bit bus master slots (3.3V/5V)
One CNR (communications and network riser)

On-Board IDE
4 IDE devices supported at UDMA66/100 via the ICH2
ATA133 RAID via Promise PDC20276

USB Interfaces
4 USB 2.0 ports on ATX backplane connector
2 USB 1.1 ports on D-Bracket ATX backplane connector
2 USB 1.1 ports provided by onboard headers

On-board peripherals
1 floppy port
2 serial ports
1 parallel port
1 IrDA header
1 D-bracket connector 1 game port

C-Media CMI8738 PCI 6-channel support 2/4/6 channel audio

Award Plug and Play BIOS supporting DMI

ATX form factor 30.5cm x 23cm
6 mount holes

From maual


  Rayuk 18:20 10 Jun 2004

According to MSI website you can upgrade to
P2.6 Northwood 400fsb
with bios A6398IMS.340

  Rayuk 18:21 10 Jun 2004

Think its best if I post the link
click here

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