Old Intel P4 socket 478 CPU upgrade question !!!

nclottey

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Hello,

My mother board is Gigabyte GA-81848PM. I assume the M is for micro version of GA-81848P. My CPU socket is 478. I want to upgrade my CPU from a Pentium 4 3.2ghz. Is this possible?
 


The fastest Socket 478 CPU runs at 3.4 GHz, so I wouldn't bother.
 


On the P4's, i dont think it really worth it unless you get into the 4+ghz. Which will require massive cooling.

I've overclock my p4 before up into the 3.2-3.4 range from 2.8Ghz but i never notice a difference in performance (although i did see a major jump in temps on my Prescott.)