CPUs, Chipsets and Mobos > Why the cpu Pin change? (Pin Grid Array) http://www.3dspotlight.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=785&highlight=pinsoriginally quoted by uncleel
* Release of P4 in a temporary socket, 423 pga (423 vs 478)
Ah, but that sweetheart deal; all the Gateways & DeLLs w/ the P4 & *ntel mobo's.originally quoted by uncleel
Intels problems are well documented.
* Recall of i820 Camino Chipset
* Recall of initial cC0 1.13Ghz Processor
* Backing of RAMBUS
* Keeping Celeron at 66Mhz FSB until "it was too late"
* Release of P4 in a temporary socket (423 pga) 423 vs 478
* Fact that P4 is decimated by even P3 in a Mhz for Mhz battle
There was some talk of the new celeron being a 423 pin special.Originally posted by boeingfixer
423 if I am correct too. Thats a dying horse as we speak. And there are talks of doing away with 478 too I believe.