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Via 686b chip?

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flashfx

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Apr 23, 2001
I have a Asus A7V133 motherboard and I bought a Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live Value card and after about 5 minutes the computer would freeze.reboot.freeze.reboot.freeze you get the idea I am wondering if my mb has the 686b chip that is giving people so many problems. And if I don't have it could it just be a bad card or could it be the motherboard?
 
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yeah you are probably correct see if you mobo company has a new bios to solve the problem. Iwill fixed the problem with their latest bios. I don't know if it it the 686b chip causes the problems with the SB might be the IDE problem with the chip too. Were you transfering large files?
 

Goldwing

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The A7V133 does have the 686b chip. See page 12 & 13 item #16. What bios rev are you using? The latest is 1004.

It might also help if you switched slots for the SB card.