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Old 03-03-2006, 01:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering if anyone can help me out? I have a older Dell Optiplex GX110 with the Intel P3 930 MHz processor right now. I wanted to know if I could swap out the processor on this board with a Intel P4 1.7 GHZ “Coppermine” socket 478 processor? I am not to familiar with motherboards so figured maybe someone would have a little more experience with this than me. A local guy is selling it and for now I would like to upgrade a little til I can get a new PC. Any input would be appreciated.
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Old 03-03-2006, 02:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Won't fit,It's a different socket altogether,The p3 is socket 370 while the p4 is socket 478.
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Not gonna happen. Your mobo can only handle a p3 and certain celerons that use Socket 370
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Old 03-03-2006, 04:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks guys for the help, looks like just gonna have to scrap it and put that money towards the new pc.
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just out of curiousity, how much was that person selling that chip for?
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The guy is selling it for $40, was a local here in Denver Colorado on Craigslist http://denver.craigslist.org/sys/138656646.html.
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