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Old 04-21-2005, 09:51 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Shumway
Those are both the same socket,They will slip right in,But like i said your motherboard has to support the higher chip.

I looked up your motherboard and the highest it's rated for is a p2-450.
450 is the speed rating in mhz. Didnt they make p3-450 though?

I have a p3-500 that looks like the one in that picture, or had

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Old 04-21-2005, 10:04 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I've been on a similar mission to yours before. Upgraded my bro's Pentium II 233Mhz to an Intel Celeron 466Mhz CPU, both 66Mhz bus...

I suggest you check out this Intel Motherboard Specification webpage: Intel RC440BX Motherboard Information . You'll find what processors it can support in the Compatibility section.

This old PIII processor has a Slot 1 connector. Same applies for the PII.

You can get these slotket converters that convert a Slot 1 interface to a PPGA or FC-PGA interface, allowing you to use Celeron processors. You can get ones to convert Slot 1 for Pentium III processors.


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PIIIIs are awsome

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