dual processor ? or new board and processor


T

trevor

hi there,

been asked to upgrade a friends pc !

now its got albeit old quite a funky MB dual slot 1 and onboard scsi
at the mo its got a single pII 350 in
Now looking on ebay i can get 2 x P3 700mhz for peanuts
Or get a new athlon board and chip.
It only needs to run premier 6 well
what dya rekon ?

cheers
 
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Andy

trevor said:
hi there,

been asked to upgrade a friends pc !

now its got albeit old quite a funky MB dual slot 1 and onboard scsi
at the mo its got a single pII 350 in
Now looking on ebay i can get 2 x P3 700mhz for peanuts
Or get a new athlon board and chip.
It only needs to run premier 6 well
what dya rekon ?

cheers
Get a New athlon and Board. If the 2 PIIIs are not the same stepping it can
cause problem on a dual CPU set up.

Hope this helps

Andy
 
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Jonathan Eales

And you will probably need an extra voltage regulator to fire-up that second
CPU. These are difficult to find and usually proprietary.

Jonathan
 

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