>or is it a matter of a bios update? ...like an A, B, & C model?
Could be either or both.
>the 200 Mhz bus processor is always more money than the 266MHz bus processor
Could be they are getting ready to discontinue them?
Now, I don't want to be the bearer of bad news, but you have bought a motherboard made by a manufacturer which I hold in extremely low regard. Please search with PC Chips to the left and spare me having to repeat what I have written before about their products. Checkout http://duxcw.com/digest/guides/buymb/intro.htm. Larry