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Upgrading Processor

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by REX HEIDEMAN, Jan 22, 2003.

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  1. REX HEIDEMAN

    REX HEIDEMAN Thread Starter

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    I HAVE A GATEWAY I JUST UPGRADED MY PROCESSOR FROM A 120MHZ TO A 166MHZ BUT MY COMPUTER IS STILL SHOWING MY PROCESSOR AS A 120 MHZ HOW CAN I CHANGE IT TO RUN THE 166 PROCESSOR? I ASKED GATEWAY THEY SENT ME A MESSAGE AND SAID IF I DIDNT BUY THE PROCESSOR FROM THEM THEY WOULDINT HELP THANKS REX
     
  2. brianF

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    The jumper settings would need to be changed.

    The 120 used 2 x 60 to get to 120
    The 166 would need to be set at a multiplier of 2.5 and a frontside bus of 66 mhz to obtain 166. You will need to find the jumper settings for your motherboard
     
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