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oldtimertech

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[size=5]My motherboard manual states that the maximum FSB rating for a CPU that it will support is 266 mhz. If I put a higher rated FSB on the motherboard, will that work? I feel certain that it won't, but just want to know for sure. What will happen?
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One of two things can happen. The MB may not take your setting at all. You type it in and it automatically switches to the highest the MB bios can use. The second thing that can happen is the Mb takes your higher setting and trys booting, gets confused on the setting and just stops doing anything( now your motherboard is effectively DEAD) unless you have a bios revert program built into the bios that will revert it back to what it can handle.

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[size=5]Thank you for clearing that up for me. I'll stick to what my mb can handle!
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