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Asus A7V Multiplier Problem

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ken257

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 20, 2000
I have an Asus A7V and if I set the dip switches to a multiplier setting of more then 10.5 the machine will not even turn on it acts like it is unpluged. I am running a TBird 800 at 1.1 gig (105x10.5) the cpu will go higher but the mobo is holding it back. I tried droping in an unlocked 1.2 gig Bird to test and it is the same thing no multiplier over 10.5 will work, had to run it underclocked :( This has been consistant through several bios updates and I am out of ideas. Any suggestions?
 

Wega!

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 6, 2001
Location
Denmark!
Sounds like u got a bad board.... I think u shouold try to send it back to where u bought it, and let them send u a new one...
But before doing that, check ur L1 bridges again.
 

SickBoy

Inactive Moderator
Joined
Jan 13, 2001
Location
Minneapolis, MN
This does not surprise me at all. The A7V and the KK266 are legendary for their multiplier finickiness... I concur with above and suggest returning it or RMA'ing it. I'd look in to a Abit or MSI board based on the KT133A chipset. There were a lot of front page articles on this a couple of weeks back, check it out.

SickBoy