Subject: Re: AlphaStation 600 questions
To: Francis. Javier Mesa <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/13/2003 22:31:29
On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 06:41:43PM -0700, Francis. Javier Mesa wrote:
> Hi! I just saw that previous post on the AS600, and since I have a similar
> system I wanted to ask this:
> Is there any way of upgrading the 266MHz CPU on this system. We have a few
> 21164s lying around and I would like to know if a leftorver 466/500 CPU
> could be dropped in the system? I understand that getting the current CPU
> out of its socket may be a pain in the nect, but I have done worse
> operations already :). I just wanted to know if a faster 21164 would be
> recognized by an AS600/266...

From what I have read online it is possible to upgrade an AS600 5/266 to a
333mhz or a 500mhz. Whether you need a certain 21164 or whether any old
333/500 will do, I do not know. If you find out, please let me know, I'd be
interested in upgrading mine as well (if I get it working again)


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