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Old 07-01-2006, 10:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What Socket is conroe

that cpu socket is conroe gonna be

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lga775 with atleast the 975x chipset.

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Old 07-01-2006, 02:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Ridlyn
Atleast the 975x chipset.
No. That's simply the only chipset avaliable right now. There are lower-end chipsets from Intel, ATi, and Nvidia that are going to be released soon.

A motherboard with a 975X chipset would cost over $200.

A motherboard with a 946GZ chipset would cost under $100.

Bit of a difference there.
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if you already have a 775 socket mobo can you use conroe? im guessing that you would need to flash your bios though.

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That's what I've been reading.
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Yea I figured that you'd have to flash the bios but I'm not too sure about the choipset compatibility though.


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