Upgrade question

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sun Sep 29 14:15:35 PDT 2002


On Sun, 29 Sep 2002 20:25:17 +0000 (UTC)
heartboy at nycap.rr.com (Joe Morris) wrote:

> 
> Hey guys, I'm thinking about upgrading my PIII to and Athlon XP in the
> near future.  I've got a few questions before taking the plunge. Since
> all of my binaries were compiled with -O2 -march=pentium3 -mmmx -msse
> -mfpmath=sse, would my programs run fine on the AMD, or would I have
> to recompile all of my programs?  Also, I know some people have
> complained about VIA chipsets. What is a good chipset for an Athlon?
> Is SiS okay? How about a stable mobo? Anything else I should know
> about upgrading? Thanks!

The ASUS A7M is a sterling board, but getting hard-to-find nowadays.

the latest SiS boards might be worth a look.

A friend of mine is going to try (windows on) an ASUS A7V8x and I can
report back if you like...
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