Upgrade of cpu - core voltage help

  Marty1 13:33 30 Jan 03
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I have a faster cpu which i would like to fit to my BX motherboard. However the core voltage is 2.0v whereas the original is 2.8v. Silly question maybe, but does this mean I can't use it?

  woodchip 13:36 30 Jan 03

No not if you cannot reduce the volts you need to check the motherboard jumper settings, and CMOS for volt settings

  AMD_MAN23 13:39 30 Jan 03

Also tell us what cpu you had and what cpu you have now, as there were pretty big changes to the older Pentium motherboards.

c.b.

  Marty1 13:49 30 Jan 03

I run a Pentium II 300 and the replacement is a Pentium II 400, both Slot 1s. I know its not much but I am using it as a learning curve as well.

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