December 27th, 2000, 11:26 AM
Pentium pro in socket 370?
the pentium pro uses the same bus as the pentium II. in fact, when the PII first came out intel was slapping it into modified p pro boards because they didn't have a dedicated pII chipset yet. the p pro used a 370 pin socket back then, and the current pIII's and celerons use a 370 pin socket. so I was wondering, could you plug a pentium pro into a board like the asus cubx? I know that it'd be kind of stupid to want to do this because of cheap prices on even celerons that outperform the p pro, but I want to know if it could be done. thanx
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December 27th, 2000, 04:16 PM
No it cannot be done to my knowledge as the socket 8 that the P'Pros used is totally different in both pin outs and size to teh S370 of today.
Nice Idea though
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December 28th, 2000, 01:38 AM
I agree with Darren.
Both their pin outs and their architecture, is totally different!
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