Socket Help Please

By Dr_Seuss
Mar 17, 2005
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  1. i've changed almost everything about my PC not so much for performance more for good looks. all i have left to change is the processor heat sink and fan. unfortunatly i have no idea what the socket configuration of my motherboard is, could someone please help me out by telling me how to find out or telling me what it is.

    Processor :- 2.8GHz Pentium Celeron
    Motherboard :- NEC COMPUTERS INTERNATIONAL
    Motherboard Model :- GA-8SIMLNF

    all help is greatly appreciated
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff Newcomer, in training Posts: 8,165

    Yours is a socket-478 P4

    Go to www.lavalys.com and D/L and install the free Everest Home Edition.
    Tells you all about your PC.
  3. Dr_Seuss

    Dr_Seuss Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 90

    Now i've got that sorted does anyone have any ideas for a good looking CPU heatsink and fan for a socket 478, Celeron 2.8GHz?

    my PC is currently black and silver with a cool blue UV glow; so anything that would match this would be great
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