What is the best CPU my board can run?

  rivergirl 02:37 18 Feb 08
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I have:
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 080012 10/25/2005

and I want to know what this can handle, as far as CPU's. I can't figure out how to find this information.

Does anyone know?

Thanks!!

  MCE2K5 03:05 18 Feb 08

Download and run 'Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit (Version 7.2v)' click here

On the right hand side under 'Main Circuit Board b' will be your board model will be named i.e. Mine is Board: ConRoe945G-DVI,

Then Copy & Paste your board under this message.

  rivergirl 03:59 18 Feb 08

I did...that's what I pasted in the first note.

It's:

Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 080012 10/25/2005

This is all it says under Main Circuit Board.

  beeuuem 04:16 18 Feb 08

To see the maximum CPU the board can take the make and model of the board is needed.
Try downloading and running the free version of SIW from click here
Look under 'motherboard' and it should give all the details. With that information your query can be answered accurately.
Good luck.

  rivergirl 13:59 18 Feb 08

That program only showed "to be filed by O.E.M. on EVERYTHING about the motherboard..." So, I dug out the box. It's ECS ELITEGROUP RC410L/800-M It says "supports intel LGA775 processor" it also says P4 FSB 800 RC410L.

SO, I suppose in a WAY that answers my question. Except that I don't know if I'm limited to a single core processor. I have a Pentium D in it. 2.67. Surely I can do better than this...?

  Pamy 15:39 18 Feb 08

Description: The RC410L/800-M (V2.0) motherboard supports Intel Pentium 4 H/T processor with 800MHz FSB and up to 2GB DDR2 667MHz.

  rivergirl 15:41 18 Feb 08

What does H/T mean? Can I get a duo core?

Thanks!

  Pamy 15:52 18 Feb 08

I very much doubt it, do not know what H/t means (maybe Hiper Threading). Board only costs £35, look at these places on Google. click here=

  rivergirl 15:56 18 Feb 08

It cost more when I bought it... :-/

Of course, my processor was decent when I bought it. I keep having to upgrade software and I'm getting bogged down. I can't even find a pentium 4 online... :-( I'd rather not get a new board, because I don't want to have to back up my hard drive.

  brundle 16:24 18 Feb 08

That board isn't compatible with Core2Duo unfortunately, only dual core Pentium 4s.

  brundle 16:27 18 Feb 08

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