Conflicting advice.. I think I'll take the plunge and replace the
motherboard as well.. At least Linux doesn't complain about "minor"
changes like that ;)
"John P. Looney" wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 09:36:44AM +0000, Donncha O Caoimh mentioned:
> > My desktop machine is a lowly 300MHz Celeron without cache.. I used to
> > have a PII233 which seemed faster but that was sacrificied for the use
> > of a server. From what I remember the PII 233 was faster than my current
> > chip.
> > I now have a PII233 and motherboard spare and I was wondering if I can
> > just slot the 233 into my motherboard without replacing the motherboard
> > as well?
>> You can't put a PII233 into a celeron motherboard, but you could but a
> coppermine chip, and get a widget to plug it into. Damned if I remember
> who was selling them though. That said, I'm fairly sure that the
> motherboard would only drive it at a 66Mhz bus. Motherboards & chips are
> so cheap these days, that you are as well off replacing it, if it's not
> sufficent, rather tha breaking your heart trying some kludge.
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