[mythtv-users] What's better? 2.4 GHz P4 mobo or Dual 1.1 GHz PIII mobo?

F Peeters (MythTV) francesco at fampeeters.com
Wed Dec 27 17:59:47 UTC 2006

On Wed, December 27, 2006 00:23, Stroller wrote:
> On 26 Dec 2006, at 18:52, Brian Wood wrote:
>> ...
>> I think the socket 478 boards will be available for quite a while, at
>> least on the used/surplus market.
> Unless I'm mistaking 478 for some other P4 socket designation then I
> had a great deal of difficulty finding them new 6 months ago. My
> local supplier - who does carry a number of major brands and who
> surely deals direct with the UK importers - was unable to order any
> as of that time and declared them "EOL - that's end-of-life, mate".
> If anyone in the UK (or maybe Europe) needs a full-sized ATX 478
> motherboard I think I have one lying around here somewhere - I
> sourced it secondhand before realising that my customer's case was
> the smaller square sub-ATX form-factor, and eventually giving up. I
> seem to be seeing a lot of dead motherboards of this type in PCs in
> which the PSU has failed, so CPUs may be relatively easy to come by.
> Stroller.

ASRock has the P4i65G, which is relatively easy to get atm...

F Peeters
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