Asus mainboards with thoroughbred support
While a simple BIOS update was enough in ninety-nine percent of cases when switching from the Athlon C (Thunderbird core) to the Athlon XP (Palomino), the new Athlon XP with (Thoroughbred core) the mainboards makes things more difficult. The board has to provide the core voltage of 1.6-1.7V required by the Thoroughbred.
Asus has been working on an extensive compatibility list for some time, which has been updated today.
Potential buyers should pay particular attention to the board revision, because a model that is too old can no longer be T-Bred compatible with a BIOS update trim.
Asus has brought the compatibility list up to date again. Changes compared to the previous version are marked with a '*'.