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Topic Title: Athlon MP in a single CPU board?
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Created On: 01/27/2004 09:20 AM
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 01/27/2004 09:20 AM
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awe2003
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I posted this same question on the Athlon/Athlon XP forum. Maybe one of you know the answer to this.

I have a couple Athlon MP 1200's and I was wondering if they could be used on a motherboard that supports ordinary Athlons. All I ever see is talk about using the XP in place of the MP. What about the other way around?

 01/27/2004 11:32 AM
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Please do not double-post or post the same question in multiple threads/forums.
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As for your question, ALL Athlon MP's are model 6(Palomino) or higher, so they are Athlon XP-class processors.
Basically, an Athlon MP is just an Athlon XP which has gone through additional testing/validation for running stably in a dual-CPU configuration.

Your Athlon MP's will run just fine on any motherboard that supports an Athlon XP(model 6).

You can find the Datasheet for your CPUs here' ">http://www.amd.com/us-en/asset...nd_tech_docs/24685.pdf

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