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New????? Asus A7A266 board

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kevern

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Jan 10, 2001
Anyone know where to get any reviews or
info on this a7a266 board? (AliMagic Chipset)
I have been waiting for
backorder on a A7m266 for a freakin month.
They sent all of the other parts for my system
including the 1.2 266 t-bird, 256 pc2100 ddr,
only to tell me Asus is " ReCalling the A7m266
boards! My vendor says he has had 2or3
people get the board from him and when they
plugged the 1.2 266 in and turned on power
it " Fried the processor "?
So they want me to substitute A7A266 or
wait another month for the A7m 266 when
Asus figures out the Problem.
Any thoughts?
 

YardPig

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Feb 20, 2001
AliMagic chipset?? ewww....I hope they fixed all the compatibility problems they had before.
I believe the amd chipset to be the one to go for. I was going to take the plunge, but I have not seen enough reviews to be someone else's beta tester.
My upgrade from an a7v to an a7v133 was all I needed for that extra punch.
Good luck, let us know how it goes.....that's going to be one mean machine!