my cpu help plz

By ppsssooo
Jun 1, 2005
  1. i am dum at least thats what i think bcuz i am making a pc but i just noticed something i have a 3.0ghz prescot cpu i just checked my mother board it says its a HT1683 Northbridge and HT1563 Southbridge Chipset so does that mean i cant use my cpu that would realy suck
  2. ppsssooo

    ppsssooo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    this all the data i have on my board

    • One Socket 478 supports the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor with Hyper Threading Technology ready, support 800/533/400MHz FSB


    • Two DDR 184-pin 2.5V DIMM Sockets (DDR266/333/400)

    • Maximum: 2GB


    • HT1683 Northbridge and HT1563 Southbridge Chipset

    • Supports six USB 2.0 ports

    • Supports four 32-bits PCI slots of arbitration and decoding for all integrated functions and LPC bus.

    • Audio – C-Media CMI9738 AC’97 Codec(4 Channel)

    • 8x AGP Support

    • LAN – Realtek 10/100BaseT LAN onboard

    System BIOS

    • AMI 2Mb Firmware Hub

    • Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI

    • Support ACPI revision 1.0 specification


    Optional 56K V.90 CNR Modem

    Expansion Slots

    • 4 PCI slots, 1 AGP slot (8x), 1 CNR slot

    I/O Interface

    Back Panel I/O Ports

    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors

    • Four USB2.0 Ports and a LAN connector

    • One EPP/ECP mode parallel port

    • One 16550 high-speed serial I/O port

    • Audio ports (Mic, Audio-in, Audio-out)

    Onboard ports, headers and others

    •Two IDE connectors supports four IDE devices (Ultra DMA 66/100/133)

    • One FDD connector supports 360K~2.88M Byte, 3 Mode FDDs or LS120

    • P4 ATX Power Supply Connector (4-Pin 12V power connector require)

    • USB Card Reader Connector (share one USB port from back panel)

    • IrDA header

    • Internal PC speaker header

    • CD ROM/DVD Audio Input header

    • 2 Extra USB2.0 onboard header

    • HDD LED, Reset Switch, Suspend LED, Power Switch headers

    • CPU and System Fan headers

    Special Features

    • Supports Wake on LAN, Wake on Modem, Wake on Alarm, Interrupt Wake-Up from Keyboard/Mouse,

    Form Factor & Layers

    • ATX (305mm*195mm
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    You left out the ONE piece of information that we need!
    What is the make and exact model of that motherboard?

    A Prescott normally should fit on a Socket 478 board, so I guess you're OK.
  4. ppsssooo

    ppsssooo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    its a PC CHIPS M916 PENTIUM 4 800FSB LAN DDR 400 and down below is a picture
  5. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    You're ready to go...
  6. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    If the Prescott is in LGA775 format, it's a no-go.
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