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So my Dell 5100 stopped working after 4 solid years of service. I took it apart, as all good computer nerds do when it stops working, and discovered that it has a P4 CPU in it. Does anybody know what socket this CPU is, or how I can find out?
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It is probably a 478 or 479... most likely a 478. CPUz to find the core... but that doesn't really sound like an option for you.

Edit: You could remove the processor, and count the pins, too.
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look at the allignment of those pins, see how theres 2 missing? Mine looked exactly like that when i took it out,so if your does, it is most likely 478.
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i'm prety sure that is what it looks like, can't check at the moment it is at my house, I am a college. But if my memory serves me correct that is very similar.
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