BX Chipset with a PII 266
Posted on 1998-07-08
I have a new Asus P2B PII motherboard with the BX chipset, for now I would like to stick my PII 266 processor on the board, the vendor selling me the board is telling me i need to upgrade my Sdram to PC100. My gut feeling said this wasn't right, the FSB for a PII 266 is going to be set to 66 so the same Sdram I have on my LX board should work fine. Curious i called another Vendor that I deal with and their tech told me that although PC100 Sdram would work it would not be as stable as my old ram in this configuration... so my question is: which one is right (10pts) and why(50 pts)?