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New (wrong?) BIOS question

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LawyerLynn

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Nov 30, 2002
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Arkansas
I have a SOYO KT333 Dragon Ultra Platinum mobo based on the VIA KT333 Chipset. It really bugs me that the 1/5 divider is not available so I can use the 166 fsb setting safely. I was wondering though, could I flash the BIOS with the KT400 BIOS safely and thereby gain the 1/5 divider that is available on the Via KT400 based Dragon Ultra Platinum 400 mobo?
 

repo man11

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Dec 28, 2001
I have experimented with BIOS for different boards/same chipset before. It is very hit or miss, and I wouldn't try it unless I had a spare BIOS chip to swap in, or knew I could hotswap flash back to the correct one.
I would only try it with a BIOS for the same chipset.
I think it would be a lot of work and risk, and will most likely have disappointing results.