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Dual Athlon XP = Dual Athlon MP ?

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February 8, 2002 2:39:06 PM

Someone told me that ASUS A7M266-D supports dual Athlon XP on it, just like Athlon MP does. Is it the true? Could anyone has tried such configuration before and workable?

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February 8, 2002 10:11:52 PM

Its not.
February 9, 2002 6:47:45 AM

Some members on this forum claim that you can run dual Athlon XP perfectly.

My case has so many fans that it hovers above the ground :eek:  .
February 9, 2002 2:36:11 PM

All AMD MP & MPX boards currently in circulation have been shown to support (read run perfectly) dual Athlon XPs. I have not read one single supportable statement to suggest otherwise.

Neither AMD, nor the mobo manufacturer will warranty or support such a configuration. Functionally the CPUs are identical, however AMD neither test, nor warranty MP functionality in non-MP chips.

It is possible in the future that a BIOS release _could_ correct this - but so far not.

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