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Old 08-09-2005, 06:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Pentium 4 530J motherboard chipset..... a bunch of crock or legit?

I'm looking into purchasing a Pentium 4 530J but they say it requires the intel 915 or 925 chipset on the motherboard.

The motherboard I want (ASUS P5P800) has the Intel ICH5 and Intel 865PE. So, will the processor not work correctly or at all?

Is the Intel chipset just a reccomendation? Must I have the 915/925? I really need to know as soon as possible.


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Old 08-09-2005, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No you can use any of the older chipsets provided that they have the right socket and the BIOS supports them. I have a P4 630 on an 865PE/ICH5 and it works fine.
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