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Old 07-02-2004, 01:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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wat's the difference between a p4 northwood and a p4 willamette? i'm just wondering. i know they're both 478ers.
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Old 07-02-2004, 08:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the Willamette Pentium 4 is based on the .18 micron process and has 256k L2 cache. It is available in both 423pin and 478pin configurations. The Pentium 4 Northwood is based on the .13 micron process and comes with 512k L2 cache. It is only available in the 478pin configuration.
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holly ****, thanks....
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Old 07-03-2004, 07:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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NORTHWOOD P'4S ROCK!!!
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northwood>williamette
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Northwood>Prescott>Willamettte
Btw, I have a Willamette processor.
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Willamette is socket 423 http://www.geek.com/procspec/intel/p7consumer.htm
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Old 07-04-2004, 01:11 PM   #8 (permalink)
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williamette comes in a sockeyt 478 version as well.
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how do i determine which one i got? cuz i have no idea.
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Old 07-04-2004, 01:23 PM   #10 (permalink)
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oh, yeah, and how are they better? the willamette then all the others? wat Vnet said, i couldn't understand nuthin out of it... is it reliability, transfer speed? durability?
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