Which type of Socket did Intel's Pentium 4 employ before the 478?

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hdmk

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Ok, this might be a bit obvious, but what was it? I'm a bit new at this..:eek:
What was it?

Thanks.
 

boeingfixer

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Originally posted by hdmk
It's an answer for a question I've been asked - no big deal. Thanks, for the reply. :)
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.
 

uncleel

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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
Ah, but that sweetheart deal; all the Gateways & DeLLs w/ the P4 & *ntel mobo's.
 

T-Shirt

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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.
There was some talk of the new celeron being a 423 pin special.
Fortnatly, it's not true. I know they like to segment (fragment) the product line, but it makes more sense to make them all fit the 478 socket. Then if you're on a budget (who isn't!?) you buy a good MB/ram setup w/ a cele this year next year you buy an improved CPU.
seems to make more sense to allow a constant more ferquent upgrade path, then forcing you in to a total upgrade (and the chance to change platform) a few years apart.
 

boeingfixer

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Yes what you say is true and logical. But how many times has Intel NOT changed mid stream with a new configuration in slots, sockets, pins, and so forth. I am glad I jumped on the AMD wagon when it went thru my area !!
 
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