> > 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.
Hang on a sec. I was wrong about the 2 being the same chip. A PII 233 is a
Klamath core and a Cel 300 is a Mendocino core. If you have a LX chip set
in the board then your OK. The 233 only used the FX
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.
What your on about is the Socket370, which is another way to connect the
chip to the board. This only came out on with C366 or so. You use the
slocket card to make the socket370 chip a Slot1 chip. (This is what I do.)
To sum up if you have a Lx chip or equal then the you'll be alright.
Celeron boards only came out with the socket370 anyway.
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