Re: qdi motherboard bois upgrade . :(

Re: qdi motherboard bois upgrade . :(


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Posted by Henry on November 20, 2001 at 17:53:57:

In Reply to: qdi motherboard bois upgrade . :( posted by Sean on November 20, 2001 at 15:22:45:

:
: I bought a jumperless socket 7 MoBo
: Unfortunatly it doesn`t have too many
: markings .. the book says ..
: VIA APOLLO MVP3 .. I got a QDI cd with
: it .. but thier web site doesn`t even
: show the board .. :( .. at start up it
: shows ..
: P5MVP3/A3
: VP3-586B-8661-2A.00 (2A5LEQ1A)
: award bios ver 4.51 PG

: I`m looking for a bios upgrade that will
: let me run my K6/2 533 ..
: I could not find a VIa chip set driver on
: the QDI site for Socket 7 :( ..

: any Ideas

: Thank for your time .. Sean


I think VIA 4in1 drivers will provide the chipset drivers you need. They should be posted on QDI's web site; if not there, try VIA's web site

The place to look for a BIOS update for your mainboard is your mainboard maker's web site; if none there, there is no FREE update. If you insist that you require a BIOS update, you can ger an (expensive) BIOS update from Unicore at:
http://www.unicore.com

Chances are that your AMD CPU will WORK OK, but BIOS may report the model and/or speed wrong - check actual PC speed with a speed check program, then decide if you need an update.

Good Luck,
Henry




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