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Hey guys

I have a borked t5200 laptop, 1.6ghz merom and I have a p4 prescott 3ghz

question is, is it worth swapping out or keeping the prescott?


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post #2 of 5
A Prescott? Desktop Prescott?

The Merom will certainly kick the Prescott hard in terms of multitasking. It also consumes around 1/6th of the power.

If you could overclock the Merom to 2GHz, it would kick in the nuts the Prescott in everything.
   
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Trust me, you don't want a Presshot in a laptop, particularly the 3GHz version! If your laptop is too slow for you now, a cheapy Celeron dual core will almost definably out perform your current one.
 
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Thread Starter 
lol I should have said it will be in a desktop, only problem is though is the merom does'nt have a heat spreader
     
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post #5 of 5
Pretty sure the two chips aren't interchangeable. S478 is the desktop socket (Prescott), and Socket P is the mobile socket. Socket P also has 478 pins but the processors are not interchangeable.
 
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