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Old 01-12-03, 05:33 PM Thread Starter   #1
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Asus A7A266 CPU voltage options


Can anyone tell me what cpu voltage options are on this board? I read an old review stating that it supported vcores from 1.75 to 1.85, am I correct to assume that that actual vcore options are 0.1v above the cpu default?

Also, does the latest bios support multiplier changes from the bios?

The reason why I am asking is because a friend of mine has this board, and I was thinking of putting a 1700+ Tbred in there for him. I'm pretty sure it's not an A7A266-E (what's the difference anyway) but I haven't been able to take a look at the board myself yet to verify this.

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Old 01-12-03, 05:44 PM   #2
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Your first queston is a little vague so I'll try to answer the best I can: it would be either 0.025v (1.775v) - 0.1V (1.85v).

You may want to see whether that board accepts T-Breds since I know recent board needed a bios update to recognize T-Breds - My 8KHA+ for instance.

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Old 01-12-03, 05:50 PM   #3
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I have that board and i'm pretty sure it won't support a tbred
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Old 01-12-03, 05:51 PM Thread Starter   #4
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What I mean is what voltage range would I have on that board with a Tbred 1700+? In the review I read the range available was 1.75v to 1.85v, but that was with a Thunderbird CPU. I am assuming that for a Tbred 1700+ the range would be from 1.5v to 1.6v since the default is 1.5v on that chip.

I found a cpu compatability chart on the Asus site and it said that the board supported up to a 2600+ with the latest bios.

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What I mean is what voltage range would I have on that board with a Tbred 1700+? In the review I read the range available was 1.75v to 1.85v, but that was with a Thunderbird CPU. I am assuming that for a Tbred 1700+ the range would be from 1.5v to 1.6v since the default is 1.5v on that chip.

I found a cpu compatability chart on the Asus site and it said that the board supported up to a 2600+ with the latest bios.
Hmmm, you maybe risking it however. The KX7 Rev 1 for instance was reported to support 2200+ T-Breds and above but Rev 1 wasn't able to so Rev 1.1 had to support it.

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Hmm, I guess I'll post a message asking if anyone has actually got a Thoroughbred working on that board.

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