Solved

Will AMD sempron work on Asus A7V333 Athlon/AthlonXP/Duron mainboard?

Posted on 2004-09-15
10
1,974 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
It's just that. Will a "AMD Sempron 2800+ Boxed ScktA" work on my Asus A7V333 mainboard? Specs found on Asus site:

Processor Socket A for AMD®: ..... Athlon XP/ Athlon/ Duron 600MHz ~ 2GHz+


Just an easy one, I got this mainboard lying around somewhere, want to make a router / fileserver... Doesn't have to be that 2800+ processor, can also be a slower one - but I guess that depends on the BIOS.

Thanks!

Glenn
0
Comment
Question by:Gaud-wo
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
10 Comments
 
LVL 69

Accepted Solution

by:
Callandor earned 50 total points
ID: 12068126
http://usa.asus.com/products/mb/socketa/a7v333/overview.htm

It should work, since the board supports AthlonXP processors and the Sempron is just a Duron successor.
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Gaud-wo
ID: 12070362
Tnx!

I've just read up on it, seems Sempron is made to be compatible with as much of existing hardware as possible...
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Gaud-wo
ID: 12109610
http://www.asus.com.tw/support/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx

I don't see support for any Duron processor over there? Does this mean that the processor isn't supporterd?
0
Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Gaud-wo
ID: 12109619
Sorry, for any 'Sepron' processor, not Duron.

I thought the Sempron was an AthlonXP successor / replacement?
0
 

Expert Comment

by:silver_2fly
ID: 12149545
BARF, sepmron.  Yea it will work, it has to be backwards compatable otherwise AMD would be stupid.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:gromziberg
ID: 12572923
Have you tried it out yet? I have the same motherboard and the same issue. I'm low on cash so i'm worried. :)
0
 

Expert Comment

by:gromziberg
ID: 12573038
But the FSB 266mhz means the processor would be underclocked. So you wouldn't get our moneys worth. But it should work. Athlon XP 2600+ (model 8) is the best way to go.
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Gaud-wo
ID: 12601634
I bought an XP processor, Sempron will never be detected completely right by the released BIOS versions.

Was working as a charm, but a few days a go the end-user got a "system failed cpu test" voice POST message, just brought it in for RMA.

Wonder what cased it...

Anyhow, if you can get your hands on a Athlon XP, I suggest you get that for the A7V333.

Cheers!
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Gaud-wo
ID: 12601652
Hm, sorry about it Callandor, but you must agree - I incorrectly gave you credit for the answer to this question.
People that look this up, may get confused...

Should I post this in the community support section?
0
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Callandor
ID: 12603799
Yes, if it's not right, have the answer changed.  I won't be around, so you'll have to take up the slack.
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Or at least that’s the word according to a new blog from Tech Target on AWS’s new Managed Services (MS) offering. According to the blog, AWS is launching their AWS MS program to expedite the adoption of cloud by Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companie…
Arrow Electronics was searching for a KVM  (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) switch that could display on one single monitor the current status of all units being tested on the rack.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question