3 year warranty how?

Discussion in 'Processors' started by Anthony, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. Anthony

    Anthony Guest

    Okay I just got a sempron 2200 retail in the mail put it in a system I am
    making for an old friend and it didnt work to make sure it wasnt the
    motherboard I put in an older xp chip and it works fine so what do I do to
    get a new sempron?
     
    Anthony, Feb 19, 2005
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  2. Anthony

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    Anthony wrote:
    > Okay I just got a sempron 2200 retail in the mail put it in a system

    I am
    > making for an old friend and it didnt work to make sure it wasnt the
    > motherboard I put in an older xp chip and it works fine so what do I

    do to
    > get a new sempron?


    You might need to update the bios for the motherboard to recognize the
    sempron. Note that the semprons (except tfor the top end socket 754
    versions) are basically rebadged Athlon XPs. They do differ from the
    lower end XPs in that they are intended to use a 166/333 MHz clock. If
    your motherboard or memory can't handle this clock, you will have a
    problem there.

    Robert
     
    , Feb 19, 2005
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  3. Anthony

    Anthony Guest

    Well the motherboard came already ready for sempron has a huge SEMPRON
    sticker under the socket A or 462 or whatever its called now.



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    >
    > Anthony wrote:
    >> Okay I just got a sempron 2200 retail in the mail put it in a system

    > I am
    >> making for an old friend and it didnt work to make sure it wasnt the
    >> motherboard I put in an older xp chip and it works fine so what do I

    > do to
    >> get a new sempron?

    >
    > You might need to update the bios for the motherboard to recognize the
    > sempron. Note that the semprons (except tfor the top end socket 754
    > versions) are basically rebadged Athlon XPs. They do differ from the
    > lower end XPs in that they are intended to use a 166/333 MHz clock. If
    > your motherboard or memory can't handle this clock, you will have a
    > problem there.
    >
    > Robert
    >
     
    Anthony, Feb 19, 2005
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