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Hi,

I would like to know what kind of procs I can upgrade to. I downloaded that 'WCPUID' program to find out what board I'm running, these are the results:

"[ WCPUID Version 3.0d (c) 1996-2001 By H.Oda! ]
$$--- Chipset Information

Host Bridg : 8086 7190 03 00000000 Intel 440BX/ZX/DX
ISA Bridg : 8086 7110 02 00000000 Intel 82371AB/EB/MB (PIIX4)
IDE Controller : 8086 7111 01 00000000 Intel 82371AB/EB/MB (PIIX4)
VGA Device : 10DE 0150 A3 10471102 NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS/Pro

AGP Revision : 1.0 / Enabled
(Status) (Command)
Data Rate : 1x 2x / 2x
Side Band Addr.: Supported / Disabled
Aperture Size : 64 MB
---------------------------------------------------------------
A0:[02] A1:[00] A2:[10] A3:[00] A4:[03] A5:[02] A6:[00] A7:[1F]
A8:[02] A9:[01] AA:[00] AB:[00] AC:[00] AD:[00] AE:[00] AF:[00]
B0:[80] B1:[00] B2:[00] B3:[00] B4:[30] B5:[00] B6:[00] B7:[00]
B8:[00] B9:[E0] BA:[CB] BB:[04] BC:[20] BD:[10] BE:[00] BF:[00]

##--- Date 12/25/2001, Time 16:54:28"

Here is some more info on my (pos) system: IBM aptiva 2171-54U(model#)

Any help on what intel procs I can upgrade to would be great. oh yea, I believe its a 'slot 1 (SC242 Connecter)'

Thnx
 

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This is real nice of ibm

Aptiva - Official processor upgrade statement
Applicable countries/regions
Worldwide
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IBM does not provide technical support for any processor other than the one shipped with your system. The user is responsible for any third-party processors installed by the user. The warranty does not cover the repair or exchange of a Machine resulting from failure or damage caused by a product for which IBM is not responsible. The warranty does not cover the repair or exchange of a Machine resulting from failure or damage caused by modification of processor speed settings.

that's what I got when I tried to look up info on your model number

Processor support will be determined by motherboard and bios.
Do you know the motherboard make and model number
 

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Well, judging from what that program told me, I think its a '440bx/ZX/DX' chipset, as for the 'make' of the mobo I am uncertain. I've been surfin through the IBM site and this one guy said he was able to install a p3-800, but the ibm tech support just dollied out that cut and paste answer that you just posted. I am currently running a p3-450 mhz which came with the system. If I am wrong on the model #, could some one tell me how to go abouts looking for my exact model number for my motherboard. any help would be greatly appreciated. thnx

Sam



p.s. ok, my brother just told me, what I think is the model # of my board, tell me if this makes any sense;

-Intel 82443BX

if that doesn't help maybe some one can tell me how to find it
 
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