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Abit TX5 & AMD K6 II 400/450Mhz Chip

Will my Abit TX5 Motherboard run an AMD K6 II 400/450 Mhz
Processor, as the board I believe is running at 66Mhz and the
Processor at 100Mhz. If so, Where can I get hold of a Bios Flash to update the original Award Bios as at the moment will only recognise AMD K6/200. I have been told It will...and Won`t..........Someone please HELP ME!!!!

Thanks

Ady.
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jhanceCommented:
No, the TX5 only runs the bus to 83MHz.  That will only product a 4.5 x 83 = 375Mhz clock speed on the AMD chip.

TX5 specs:

http://www.abit-usa.com/english/product/index.htm
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169gr16Author Commented:
o.k......right. Thanks for Clarifying that...BUT

some guy in england told me on the phone (I am in the Channel Islands)it would as he has done it before. Something about up-ing the voltage???

Also in a discussion group there was some comments that it would go to 400Mhz and above only at a slightly reduced processing power.

Is there an AMD K6 II 375? and is it still available?

What bios upgrade do I need if there is?

Thanks.

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jhanceCommented:
Did you read the information on the web page?  I suppose your unnamed source in England knows more than the people who designed and built the thing.

There is not a K6 375 but a K6 400 will run nicely at 375.

The web page also has a link to the BIOS updates for this board.
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169gr16Author Commented:
is the k6 400 just a `k6` or is it `k6 II`?

Can you still buy them??
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jhanceCommented:
My favorite vendor http://www.tccomputers.com/ seems to have K6II and K6III at 400MHz.
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