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Pentium 4 mobile - worth turning to a desktop?

dai_katana

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Hi,

I have an old laptop with a 3.06 ghz pentium 4 cpu (socket 478) and the adapter socket needs to be replaced according to the guy at the repair center. The expected cost of doing this is around $40 according to him and I also wanted a RAM upgrade which is estimated around $60 per 1gb ram module. my question is this- would I be better off a) repairing the laptop b) turning it into a pc using a mobile motherboard that can support this or c) forget the dead investment and throw it away

if b, please tell me where I can get a mobile motherboard that supports that cpu please.

thanks in advance
 

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