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RE: Samsung CPU on a 164LX mainboard
From: Gero Kuhlmann (gerogkminix.han.de)
Date: Fri Dec 08 2006 - 10:53:44 CST
On Fri, 08 Dec 2006 17:05:27 +0100, Donsbach, Jeff wrote:
>>> I've recently seen a Samsung 21164P7-500 CPU on eBay. Would it be
>>> possible to run this CPU on my 164LX mainboard with the 466 MHz
>>> setting? The CPU should be a EV56 according to various web searches.
>>> Thanks in advance. Gero.
>> Should be OK.
>> Make sure you have a heatsink and a fan with the proper, non-standard
> wiring too..
The CPU has been pulled from a PWS 500a according to the seller,
and it has the original heatsink.
> You might also have to change some dip switch settings on the LX
> motherboard to get the higher clock speed. What those settings should
> be, I have no idea.
According to the DEC reference manual the board should be able
to run the CPU at 433, 533 and 600 MHz. The jumper settings are
published as well (sorry, I have mistaken the frequency).
Thanks very much for all help.
Gero Kuhlmann Groote Gracht 33
gerogkminix.han.de 26723 Emden
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