A few questions about cpus and ram.

  LG710 19:49 26 Apr 2004
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Hi, I just wanted to ask a few questions regarding these. What is the fsb on a cpu? L2 Cache? What is the memory speed? Why when the memory and the cpu have the same speed e.g. 333mhz on both they run better? I found a motherboard which has socket A and supports max 333mhz fsb, and an amd athlon xp 3200 which has 400mhz fsb, will they be compatible. If this is too many questions could you refer me to some websites? Thanks in advance.

  tony1160 19:51 26 Apr 2004

if your looking at the athlon xp3200 with 400 fsb then it has no chance of working ,what board are you thinking of getting

  tony1160 19:51 26 Apr 2004

if your looking at the athlon xp3200 with 400 fsb then it has no chance of working ,what board are you thinking of getting

  LG710 20:01 26 Apr 2004

well this was a motherboard kit on watford electronics site and it had an amd 3200 on a board with max 333hz fsb. Any websites to tell me about these things? Thanks.

  woodchip 20:09 26 Apr 2004

If it's a motherboard kit from Watford I don't think you can go wrong. It will all work together if not they would not sell it

  LG710 20:12 26 Apr 2004

thats what i know, and dont understand tony1160's reply. Still not sure about all this jargon related to the processor and memory. Would like info please.

  woodchip 20:22 26 Apr 2004

Too complex an answer for all you ask. It will work together, You would be better getting the tested one only a few pounds more

  tony1160 21:23 26 Apr 2004

give me a link please for the items you've seen or model name of board

  woodchip 22:31 26 Apr 2004

On Watford site, they only work if it is from one of there E-Mails don't ask Why. I E-Mailed them about it but it's still the same. This is the link or should be click here

if it's not. Then type in search "Motherboard Kit" it's on the third page half way down a Barton 3200 CPU, and the next down is a tested version of the same Kit

  woodchip 22:31 26 Apr 2004

Yes it works

  LG710 22:44 26 Apr 2004

ok guys. thanks fo the help. I didnt actually want to know if the kit worked or not. That was kinda an example. I wanted to know what the fsb and memory speeds etc are (The Definition). If you would care to read my first post again.

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