Upgrade - can I run 333 fsb cpu with pc2100 ram

  georgemac 17:49 01 Sep 04
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I currently have an asus a7v333 rev2 mobo, with a 266 fsb xp2000 & pc2100 ram

I have taken delivery of an xp3000 - 333 fsb, and am currently waiting on pc3200 DDR & a new h/sink & fan. I think the memory may not arrive until after I go away next week, and am wondering could I ift the cpu at the weekend and run it with the pc2100 ram.

I realise I would probably have to run the cpu at 266 FSB until I get the ram - will this give me any problems.

  georgemac 11:31 02 Sep 04

bump?

  TomJerry 12:03 02 Sep 04

Many bios allow different frequency setting for CPU and memory. Dig into your bios setup screen and look around to see if it is possible.

  TomJerry 12:07 02 Sep 04

I cannot find a7v333 in ASUS's web site.

  TomJerry 12:09 02 Sep 04

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  TomJerry 12:17 02 Sep 04

Checked the manual, found out you can set "CPU/Memory Frequency Ratio", this means that you can run CPU and memory at different frequency.

  georgemac 12:55 02 Sep 04

thanks for that info, hopefully if the new cooler arrives by the weekend I will go ahead and fit the new cpu. Will then just be waiting for the new PC3200 RAM.

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