XP 1700+ w/ Asus A7V133 Rev 1.04
I installed my new XP 1700 CPU onto an Asus A7V133, the same motherboard that ran my old 1GHz Tbird.
Sources on the Internet, including TomsHardware, state that the XP CPUs will only work on revision 1.05 of the A7V133. Well, if that's the case, then my revision 1.04 board is something special http://discussions.hardwarecentral.com/biggrin.gif
As I thought, the revision does not matter, as long as you have the 1.07 BIOS recently release by Asus.
My current temps are (With Arctic Silver II): 42C at normal load (IE, ICQ, Sandra, ZoneAlarm) with voltage set at 1.73.
I am planning on lowering the voltage to 1.7 at least, which should help keep the temperatures even cooler.
CPU Burn-in results with Sandra x20: 45C
Those are decent temps I guess. I'll try lowering the voltage first, but for now I'm off to play some games! http://discussions.hardwarecentral.com/biggrin.gif
So for those of you with rev1.04 of this board, yes, you can safely expand into the XP line of CPUs.
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