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Topic Title: Running a Thoroughbred and a Barton on same board?
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Created On: 02/11/2005 05:24 PM
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 02/11/2005 05:24 PM
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jball
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Hi All,

I'm hoping someone can provide some insight into my problem.

I was running an ASUS A7M266-D motherboard with a single Athlon MP 2400 (Thoroughbred). I recenlty purchased an Athlon MP 2600 (Barton) for the second processor. However, when I installed the processor and turned on the computer, the bios started emitting a constant beeping sound, as well as it says that the voltage that would be used could damage one of the processors.

Currently the vcore voltage is set to default by the jumpers. Would it make sense to vcore voltage to 1.6V (what the Barton requires), which would underclock the Thoroughbred (usually runs at 1.65V)?

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~Jonathan
 03/11/2005 02:04 AM
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I don't think it works that way. I'm pretty sure you need to have the same type of cpu.

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 03/11/2005 02:27 AM
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I would try using both cpus at the lower vcore setting and try that


also from what i heard on ehre that if you have les volts youg et more amps which is bad (may not be right but may also be right lol I don't know, just stating what could happen)

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