cpu swap

  synsyyty 11:04 24 Dec 2004

quick query

i have a gigabyte 7vaxp ultra with the latest bios im running xp pro and have a amd athlon xp2000+ cpu

i have got hold of a 3000+ can i just replace the processor with out formatting ?

ta peeps

merry xmas

  ACOLYTE 11:06 24 Dec 2004

Yes,but i would change the heatsink and fan as well,but thats just me.

  synsyyty 11:08 24 Dec 2004

cheers i have all new heatsink and fan etc will give it a blast and hope there isnt a blast lol

  bremner 11:08 24 Dec 2004

click here for the CPU support for this mobo

  synsyyty 11:10 24 Dec 2004

yes i have the right processor will the mobo recognise it the setting is set to auto from when i built it

  Gongoozler 11:14 24 Dec 2004

Just try it. At the worst it will think you still have a xp2000+ and so run slow.

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