Pentium 4 For Socket478, Continued
WCPU 3.0b was not able to recognize the processor as a Socket478-version.
However, MadOnion's 3DMark2001 reported the right socket.
Cooler manufacturers will be pleased to know that Socket478 requires differently sized coolers. The new retention mechanism is completely different to current Pentium 4 coolers and the shape of the cooler is slightly different as well. The new cooler needs to be shorter, but wider.
We cooled with an old P4-cooler after removing the new retention frame that you can see above.
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