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360 socket to slot converter upgrade

Q: 360 socket to slot converter upgrade

Hello quick question, I am trying to upgrade my old tiny from a pentium 2 400 mhz slot, to a 1.3 G celeron using a 370 socket to slot converter, but when i power up the screen does not come on, Will it even work if so what am i doing wrong. P.s. I have changed the bus switching to 4x on the motherboard.

thanks bubba.

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A: 360 socket to slot converter upgrade

My experience has been that it never works. Ive tried to use one of thos converter boards on a number of occasions and its never worked.

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will a socket converter work on an Intel D850GB mother board, the board is 423 celeron is a 2.2 400, 128 cach

A:socket 423 to 478 converter

i have never used one,but that is what they are made for
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2. Which seems to be the one that will be used most in the future? I don't want to get a board now, and not be able to upgrade the processor in the future.

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A friend gave me a PIII 800 chip for a socket 370 m/b. My m/b supports only slot 1 chips (PII 350). Is there a card that would allow me to use the PIII in a slot 1?


A:Slot 1 to Socket 370

Yes, there are converters out there...but no they are not usually recommended.

I havent played with them and the below review seemed fairly positive.

run a search for "convert slot 1 to socket 370" on google without the quotes.

You will find tons of links.
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I have a 423motherboard that is Intel D850GB, I have a celeron 2.2G cpu, 400, 128 cach, will it work on the converter? any suggestions? or is there only certain ones that work?

A:any info on 423 to 478 socket converter?

Please don't double post. If you reply to your original post, it will bump back to the top.
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Is there such converter?
if so ...will it affect performance...let say i convert my Amd k6/2 350 to be on a slot 1 mother board will it affect the performance ?

A:Socket 7 to slot1 converter

I've only seen converters for the new PPG format Celeron - nothing for socket 7 CPUs.

Considering how cheap Celerons are you might as well get one if you are getting a slot 1 board and converter anyway.
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My old machine is dying & i cant afford a new one (im a poor student) so im upgrading/replacing the failing h/w. Im looking for an adapter that will let me run a slot 1 CPU on a socket 370 motherboard. Do these things exist? I can find plenty the other way round, but that it.


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It is a 370SP REV 1.0, that is all the info on the card other than a small A121 in the bottom right hand corner.

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here is a link to the asrock of which i speak

A:Looking for a Motherboard that will support 939 socket, DDR ram, and has an AGP slot

I found one. All I can say is good choice of motherboards, ASRock America is in essense ASUS.

Sorry about the high price.
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A:Socket 478 to AM2 upgrade?

I think it'd be a better idea to grab this motherboard and throw in this CPU. You can use your existing RAM, and have an upgrade path to DDR2 and any Intel LGA775 CPU of your choice. The board also comes with both AGP and PCI-E slots, so you are covered every way. The PCI-E slot is limited to x4 though, so it's not an ideal gaming choice.
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A:Socket A upgrade

Hard time there mate, AFAIK Socket A is no longer manufactured. Time to move on
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A:Best Socket 939 CPU upgrade?

Well, for socket 939 you still have some options, though it depends on what you want to spend. Here are couple of options:

Single core:

Dual core:

You should be able to reuse your HSF from your 3500, just would need some new thermal paste.
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A:CPU Upgrade? What to get for this old crappy socket...

Socket 462 is as good as dead, mate. I have some good Socket A (462) processors (XP3200 AND XP2500) and a few gigs of DDR ram lying about but it is not worth trying to hunt up a good secondhand motherboard for them. New ones are not available here in Oz.

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Did you ever upgrade to this processor:


I was reviewing this thread here:

I have the exact same motherboard (07E8h), in a Compaq Presario 6027us, so I'm thinking if it worked for you it will work for me perhaps.

But my bus speed is 400mhz where as this processor is 533mhz, will that be compatible with my motherboard that you know of ?

I don't know whether the bus speed is limited by the motherboard or depends on the processor.

Thanks for any info!

A:Did you ever upgrade to that socket 478 3.06 processor?

Also, I found this neat little site from asus, it's a Power Supply Calculator.

wow, just looked at my power supply it's 220W MAX hahaha, wow this should be fun.

Even with my current setup, it says my computer was shipped for retail sale with a psu that is too low for what is contained.

I have:

p4 2.0ghz socket 478 400mhz

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I really hope I can add just this one PCI soundcard (layla 3g) for recording my synths and drum machine, and get away with it with the 220W power supply, since I've had no problems whatsoever, and this is just one more device that has a max pull of 10 Watts.
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A:Computer upgrade (socket AM3)

Firstly, if you want to get the 6870, it might pay to get a better CPU. the 6000+ will definitely bottleneck that card. I recommend the Phenom II x4 955 CPU.

Next, The memory should be upgraded to atleast 4GB of DDR2 800. Though that motherboard also supports up to 1600 DDR3, so i would recommend that.

Now, for the 6870, i would recommend getting a better PSU. Though it shouldnt be necessary, "Arctic" isnt a brand of PSU ive ever heard of and the quality might not be so great. I highly recommend a Corsair unit. The TX650W is an excellent choice for that video card.

If you dont plan to get two 6870's, then that motherboard should be fine. Also, im not sure about how well that motherboard overclocks, so if your brother wishes to do some overclocking, i would make sure the board can OC first. If he wont be overclocking, that board should be fine. You cannot go triple channel with that motherboard as it only has two DDR3 and two DDR2 slots. So dual channel is your only option. All dual channel motherboards dont support triple channel anyway.




All those parts are excellent choices. I have 4GB of Kingston HyperX ram in my system and it is awesome ram.

But, if you do decide to upgrade your motherboard, then this one is very good.

That board is great, i havnt had a single issue with it. and it overclocks extremely nicely.
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A:What's a good Socket 939 Upgrade?

It depends on your budget.

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A:Which socket has the best upgrade path?

Socket 2011

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A:Motherboard upgrade socket 939 ???

PCIX video pretty quick refresh rates, but the PCI-Express 16X does a good job too.
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A:Upgrade of socket 939 question

Thanks for the reply, I do make it work hard, mainly converting avi files to play on dvd players. and that puts the machine out of action for a couple at a time.
Anyway I have purchased the 4200 as the others were out of my price range.
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A:CPU Upgrade for HP DC5750 Socket AM2

As I already noted, the other CPU's you mention are the wrong revision (G instead of F), wrong L2 cache, or wrong speed. The two parts I already spec'ed out; Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 6000+ is part # ADA6000IAA6CZ, ADA6000CZBOXAthlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 5600+ is part # ADA5600IAA6CZ, ADA5600CZBOX are parts that should work fine in your system. Frank
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I wouldn't wanna have to buy a new mobo to use a dual core..

Any help would be amazing : )

A:Upgrade to a dual core, socket 775

You wouldn't be able to run the latest Core2Duos.

The motherboard doesn't have enough power phases to deal with them.

For true confirmation, why not call Acer and see what's the most powerful CPU you can pop in there?
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A:Need a mobo upgrade for a Socket 478 Willamette 1.8

As I understand it, if you change the motherboard, you need to reinstall the OS anyway. If you're absolutely desperate not to do that then RAM and CPU upgrades are really the only way you can go, and even that'll be annoying, and probably cost more than investing in new hardware.
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if I just find one with the same pins missing?

I know there are P4's that are 478 pin, they have a fsb of 800 though, and my memory is only 667, but i have a feeling that the fsb is one of the factors you cant go past what your motherboard is rated for.


A:Besides socket type, what else limits cpu upgrade?

This is a very tricky thing to do, or accomplish. Even if you could find a compatible processor, I doubt if you would see much of an improvement in performance gain. Just max out the total system memory and be happy with that
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A:Upgrade processor with mPGA478 Socket

All "478" sockets are "mPGA", no issue there (it stands for micro Pin Grid Array)

However, for the 3.0E, your board has to be of a certain minimum revision: either

C27085-207 or later
C26680-206 or later

You'll find the rev number on a barcode sticker preceded by the letters "AA"

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The chart of CPU compatibilities is at

and you can get the latest BIOS (actually P34) from!
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A:Solved: Processor upgrade AMD x2 socket 939

I saw in your other thread that your motherboard supports the 4200 so it should work ok. When installing the heatsink and fan, too much thermal paste is as bad an not enough. A good tutorial can be found here:

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A:Graphics upgrade, only have PCI slot

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A:GPU upgrade or not? (AGP 8x slot, 300w PSU)

If all you play is WoW that system should be fine. And you even said it runs perfect for you. It doesn't look like you need an upgrade if you're just playing WoW...Unless you plan on playing new games.
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A:T440p CPU Upgrade - Socket Type Details

Do you have a way of testing the i7-4900MQ cpu in another system/motherboard? What happens when you insert the 4900MQ but remove the RAM?
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A:XC-704 Expansion Slot & Memory Upgrade

Ok, Sorry looking up the model at Kingston and a couple other sites didn't show your computer and seeing I hadn't seen any I was confused. Based on what I have found maybe a Model from other country.  With that said it looks like it comes with 2gig DDR3L Ram and is Upgradable to 8Gig Also looks like yours comes With 1 PCI Express x16 Slot. I am not sure with the PSU and with that slot if you would be able to upgrade to a different Graphics Card. GPU and size of case would put a huge limit on what could be able to fit...  James
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Current SPec
Motherboard: Asus M2V Socket AM2
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Would anyone like to offer any advice please?
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Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
Click to expand...

That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?

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A:CPU socket help

No,939 CPU's are not designed to run in AM2 940 motherboards.
Power supply depends an the hardware in the machine,but a 250 watt
is pretty low.
As far as I know,HP uses standard ATX power supplies depending on
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Looks like that tower is ATX but make sure it is bot a microatx power supply.
This should be the 65 watt processor you need.
You can probably find a better deal on ebay.
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A:Socket AM2 CPU's


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[Edited by eddie5659 on 07-22-2001 at 04:29 PM]


no there not the same
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