upgrading processor on AV40 Tags: Processors Motherboards Last response: December 29, 2007 10:08 PM in Motherboards Share theforeversong December 26, 2007 8:50:53 PM what type of processors; socket 478 can I throw in my shuttle av40 p4x266 motherboard? without creating a fire hazard, right now its got a p4 1.70ghz , Id like to get 800 fsb is this possible with this board? thanks for your time =D More about : upgrading processor av40 nzxtlexa December 29, 2007 7:08:15 PM not sure if you will get 800 fsb but maybe look into something higher up the pentium 4 range eg 2.6ghz o1die a c 434 V Motherboard December 29, 2007 10:08:15 PM No. You might be limited to 533; that's an old chipset, won't do 800. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp with Upgrading system ForumPerformance Advantage recommendations ForumOver the top extreme gaming pc Forum560 ti 1gb sli or 680 ForumHow much bandwidth is essential for GTX 680 2-way SLI? ForumCPU performance upgrade? ForumNeed Advice For Computer Upgrade Please ! ForumComputer upgrade advice needed. ForumGood starting Combo? ForumGaming desktop help $1700 budget ForumThe reason to buy p4! ForumSoundcard choice Forum400-500$ build for mom, she really needs it ForumCan you help me on bulding a new DirectX11 rig? ForumCompatibility questions from 1st time builder ForumPOWERLEAP!!! ForumASUS P8z77-V Question???? ForumSuggest me a mobo/processor please ForumNeed Advice for Upgrading my Socket 939 System ForumNew motherboard, incompatible processor More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !