I have a pcchips p53g motherboard. It currently has a Celeron 440 in it. On the CPU compatibility list, it shows it compatible with pentium/celeron/dual- and quad-core processors, but most of the ones listed are pretty ancient. I'm trying to decide if I should try throwing a newer quad-core in it (assuming the list is outdated), or just upgrade the entire motherboard. Anyone else dealt with pcchips and have any suggestions?
Thanks for the replies. I can get my hands on several different new LGA775 processors. I had my eye on a Pentium DC E6600, which benchmarks 3 or 4 times higher than what I have now. Maybe even a newer Celeron DC... I know it doesnt sound lile much, but this rig isnt used for gaming or anything extraordinary. Mostly internet usage, and some light audio recording or video editing once in a great while.
Here is a list of all the LGA775 processors on newegg
I would stay away from celeron's as they are much more cut back than regular pentiums.
the e6600 would be a nice pick up, but it seems a lot of the LGA775 processors are kind of expensive for how old they are. If you were looking quad core, you may as well upgrade