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FPS Steve

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Well.
I Bought an Ex-business computer a while ago, and the processor was way better than i expected (2.8 GHZ, Intel, Single Core) so i decided that i wont upgrade it any time soon, but what i really did need to upgrade was my Mobo, because it doesn't have a PCI-E Slot.... So when a friend offered me his old Mobo with a PCI-E slot, i was ecstatic. So after ripping apart my computer to get out my CPU and put it in the new motherboard i found out that....My CPU has Pins, and so does the motherboard slot! So i had to put everything back, and i was wondering

What kind of motherboard would i have to get so that my CPU will fit?
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Hello,
I will need more information on the CPU.
Is it a P-4?
Better yet, let me know about the motherboard that it is in right now, manufacture name and part #
What I am looking for is the socket type.
Some P-4s have 478 pins and use socket 478, other processors have more or less pins and use a different socket.
Thank you.
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You probably need a mobo with a 775 socket for the cpu. There are not many mobo that have the proper socket and with a pci-e slot. It is trying to mix 2 generation that are not consecutive.

I have no idea where you would look in Australia. I looked on ebay and found a few but have not checked them out much.

Edited by vally, 28 January 2008 - 06:55 AM.

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CPU Properties:
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4
CPU Alias Northwood, A80532
CPU Stepping D1
Engineering Sample No
CPUID CPU Name Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 2.80GHz
CPUID Revision 00000F29h

CPU Speed:
CPU Clock 2792.86 MHz (original: 2800 MHz)
CPU Multiplier 21.0x
CPU FSB 132.99 MHz (original: 133 MHz)
Memory Bus 166.24 MHz

CPU Cache:
L1 Trace Cache 12K Instructions
L1 Data Cache 8 KB
L2 Cache 512 KB (On-Die, ECC, ATC, Full-Speed)

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID <DMI>
Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard HP d530 SFF(DL766P)

Chipset Properties:
Motherboard Chipset Intel Springdale-G i865G
Memory Timings 2.5-3-3-7 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS)
PAT Enabled




That's what i got from "Everest"
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that cpu (northwood core) is a 478 pin...good overclocker too...you need a mobo that uses a 478 socket
what do you have that needs to be in a PCIe slot...

Edited by happyrck, 28 January 2008 - 08:23 AM.

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that cpu (northwood core) is a 478 pin...good overclocker too...you need a mobo that uses a 478 socket
what do you have that needs to be in a PCIe slot...


I need to add a Video Card, and it annoys me that my motherboard sucks.
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This is one of the three socket 478 MOBOs on Newegg and it offers a PCI-E slot: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813138079.

Seeing as the selection was so limited on a popular American site you may have a bit of trouble finding this your country.

Edit: Also this uses DDR2 and if I had to guess I would say that your current system uses DDR RAM.

Edited by Titan8990, 29 January 2008 - 05:05 AM.

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go here for a list of AGP 8X video cards...these are not PCI-e cards..
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