Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

Socket 478 with PCI Express slot?

Last response: in Motherboards
Share
April 11, 2006 4:05:48 PM

Do socket 478 motherboards exist with PCI Express slots? I have been unable to locate one even on Newegg.
Related resources
April 11, 2006 6:10:10 PM

Your sig hits home with me. I take it you don't know where to find one.
April 11, 2006 6:29:06 PM

The only one I can come up with is a micro-ATX MSI 915GM Speedster-FA4R. I need a full board.
April 11, 2006 6:51:32 PM

I believe that msi is for the mobile cpu.
how about the two in my sig.
there is more you can use the [search] button to find the 3rd asus board and another from albatron,
asus 3rd is p4rd1 zzf has em out of stock for the past 4 months , The question you have to ask yourself is it worth it, because those boards range are $150-300 on ebay.
April 11, 2006 6:57:03 PM

Why is it a neverending quest then?
April 11, 2006 6:59:35 PM

The Asus board in your sig has a list price of around $160. At that price, it is clearly more feasible to upgrade to a S939 AMD board and be done.
April 11, 2006 7:06:01 PM

Thanks for the link, but I just looked at the spec page from Asus after looking at IcBlUsCrn's sig. A reputable vendor selling this or a comparable board for around $100 (if it even exists) is what I'm after. It looks like it's just time to upgrade the whole system.
April 11, 2006 9:18:06 PM

Its a neverending quest cause you'll never find one. If you do on ebay its going for some high dollar,

for $100 maybe in a few years you'll find them.

Like i said about $160 if you are lucky i have/still looking for one at that price.
In the meantime i picked up a p4 d805 combo with asus p5ld2 from fry's for $139. on outpost combo was going for $159. Its only 2.66ghz stock but i oc'd to 3.43ghz with stock hsf, I am going throw on my bigwater se I am hoping for 3.9 ghz. I am just trying to figure out what ddr2 to run.

But unfortunatley i did not run any cpu benchmarks to comapre it to my skt 478 3.0ghz.
April 12, 2006 12:24:36 AM

It sucks you didn't run any benchies. I would be quite interested to see what the comparison looks like. Well, time to upgrade the whole system.
April 12, 2006 12:59:52 AM

well i still have my other system, just to lazy to put it back together and then need to buy cpu benchmarks, and i dont have intenet at home

This guy clickyhas same cpu/mobo and oc'd the crap out of it and loses to an oc'd fx60 by a little, It seems stable I am currently talking with him about running some games and checking stability. Alao trying to see what ram he used. Even if its not to stable I dont need to overclock to fx 60 levels.
there are 2 others on that site that have there d805 up in the 4ghz range
I will still get a socket 478/pcie board when i find one. because i have a few 478 cpu's i can play with.
!