VIA V-Link high or normal?

  hugh-265156 00:54 27 Feb 2005
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Hello folks I hope you can help me a wee bit here. I purchased a new motherboard a few weeks back Asrock K7VT4A+ click here and an AMD Sempron 2600+ processor (well new for me anyway) and I'm not 100% sure about the bios settings as this is my first AMD processor and VIA chipset mobo.

I don't have a problem as such, the computer is running great and I am a happy bunny but I would appreciate your advice if you can throw any light on the subject of 'V-link' for me thanks.

I have googled 'VIA V-Link' and understand that in simple terms it's the data connection speed between the north bridge and south bridge.

I have two settings in my bios 'normal' and 'high'. I am led to believe that setting this to 'high' in my bios increases the data transfer rate between the north and south bridge from the 'normal' 266Mhz to
533Mhz.

should I set this to High instead of normal please or should i leave it as is? What difference does this make in the real world if any?

Just interested.

Thank you.

  Giggle n' Bits 01:46 27 Feb 2005

setting to high may risk damage to CPU.

  hugh-265156 19:33 27 Feb 2005

bump!

  hugh-265156 23:51 27 Feb 2005

bumpity bump!

  hugh-265156 15:59 01 Mar 2005

:-)

  hugh-265156 23:42 01 Mar 2005

hope you dont mind one last bump? ta

  dagwoood 11:08 02 Mar 2005

Hi huggyg71.

My old m/b had v-link functionality and to be honest I didn't notice any sort of performance increase when I enabled it. I didn't have any stability issues with it enabled, but it probably isn't enabled by default in case it could cause stability issues on some systems.

HTH, dagwoood.

  hugh-265156 17:55 02 Mar 2005

ta.

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