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What is the fastest processor i can put in my socket 478b board?

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March 27, 2010 4:35:26 AM

i know what will and wont fit...but i wanna know if the bios will support the prescott 3.0 or 3.4...the board says ibm usa 2001 p4....its from a ibm netvista 6823....its got a 1.8 ghz in it now...

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March 27, 2010 12:28:02 PM

If it has a 1.8, then you are going to be limited to 400 fsb; the max for that is the 2.2 p4; check starmicro; the 533 and 800 northwood and prescott cpus won't work.
March 27, 2010 1:19:47 PM

i thought the 1.8 had a 533mhz fsb, but yes,u can go to a max of 2.2, and thats not a notable improvement!