Compatible processors for PC266

  granville1 15:30 09 May 05

I have a pc chips266 motherboard with a socket-462 OR Socket A as i've heard it called. I brought Rome Total War a little while ago, but couldn't play it. I have Since realised that i need to up date my processor.
Do you know if the Sempron 2400 1.6Ghz Socket A 256KB 333Mhz is compatible with my pc.
It says it's a socket A, but does that mean it's ok.
Please forgive my ignorance but it's ages since i built my pc and i've kind of lost touch a bit.
Please help is you can, as my gaming is just not happening at the moment.


  DieSse 16:47 09 May 05

Can you tell us the exact model of motherboard please - the manual should tell you.

  TomJerry 16:57 09 May 05

266 may mean FSB 266MHz, but the CPU you mentioned use FSB 333MHz

exact motherboard model number would help people identify it for you

  TomJerry 17:05 09 May 05

it is not easy to find any fast Socket A cpu run at 266 FSB, so it may be better to upgrade motherboard as well,

maybe you try ebay for a second hand cpu

  Joe R 17:08 09 May 05


As TomJerry, it would probably better to upgrade the mobo as well.

You will find a wide variety here at good prices.

click here

  granville1 14:57 10 May 05

Thanks . I drew the same conclusion yesterday. It's time to upgrade.



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