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Intel Pentium 4 3Ghz fit into an RC410-M2 Mobo?

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August 25, 2010 9:44:55 PM

Hey Guys, I'm trying to help my brother upgrade his CPU and I'm having a little bit of trouble. The motherboard we're trying to fit the CPU in is a RC410-M2. It takes a pentium 4 Processor, so I thought we could upgrade the CPU to an:
Intel Pentium 4 3GHz 800MHz 1MB Socket 478 CPU

Seen Here
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000Y5AGHI/ref=oss_pro...

Which is what I ordered him from Amazon. However, It seems like it's not fitting quite properly, Did I miss something?

The problem is the motherboard socket has pins and so does the CPU.. Is that a problem? I thought that as long as the socket was the same the CPU should fit. Thanks in advance.

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August 25, 2010 9:48:31 PM
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Hello easy772;

The CPU you ordered is a socket 478 (478 pins) and your motherboard is socket 775 (775 pins).
They're not compatible.
August 25, 2010 9:51:35 PM

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August 25, 2010 9:51:35 PM

Okay thanks
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August 25, 2010 9:51:57 PM

ECS RC410M2-F ... OK maybe we're talking about 2 different motherboards.
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August 25, 2010 9:57:32 PM

I think this is your motherboard and its a socket 775 model.


These are the CPUs that should work in that board: CPU-Upgrade
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