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i was wondering, my Pentium 4 north wood is getting old and well runs hot. it is in a laptop (fun stuff) and is a F-pga 478 i was wondering if i could switch this out with a nice little Pentium-m or such. i need a cooler running system since i am always on it either playing games or running power sucking programs. I've got a dell XPS-M170 and love how the cpu (Pentium-m 2.13 i believe) just glides but i don't wanna take it out since that will void my warranty and i don't feel like doing that all of a sudden. i was hoping some one may be able to aid me in this question, what is the compatibility of taking a Pentium m and swapping it for my Pentium 4. the P4 has a 533 fsb (2.8 ghz) and 512k cache if this might help

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Phenom II X6 1090T Black Asus Crosshair IV Formula 3x EVGA Geforce GTX 480 in SLi Patriot Viper 2 (Sector 5) 8GB DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
WD Caviar Black WD Caviar Green Asus DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 23.6" LED LCD Logitech G15 1200 Watt Antec TruePower Quattro NZXT Phantom (white) 
Mouse
Microsoft Sidewinder 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4800+ asus m2r32-mvp 580x 2x HD 2900 GT in Xfire 4gb patriot ddr2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500GB hitachi Sony dvd-rw drive Arctic cooling Freezer-64 Win7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Vizio 1080p HDTV G15 2007 edition Antec earthwatts 750 NZXT hush (black) 
MouseMouse Pad
microsoft sidewinder 2000dpi game pad 21"x16" 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i3 330m Asus H55 Intel HD graphics 4GB DDR3-1066 
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500GB Sata II DVD-RW +/- Windows 7 Ultimate x64 15.6" 1366x768 
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Corsair 1200w Bitfenix Colossus 
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E8500 E0@4.11Ghz(stock volts) Biostar TPower Asus 660ti Direct CU II 4GB OCZ DDR2 PC2-8500 PLATINUM 
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OCZ vertex 4 Hitachi Ultrastar LG GSA-DVD±RW/DVD±R/PHILLIPS/DVDRW 6 120mm red led fans 
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Windows 7 LG 50" 1080p MS Wireless Laser KB 5000 SILVERSTONE OP850 
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Aerocool RS-9 Devil Red MS Wireless Laser 5000 PKR :) 
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4400x2@2.85Ghz ASUS A8N-E HIS 2900XT 512MB 3x1gb/G.Skill DDR500 
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180/250GB SamsungDVD/PhillipsDVDRW XP Pro/Vista Ultimate, dual boot ACER X223W 22" WIDESCREEN 
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Labtec Wireless BFG Tech 650w IQute 0508ula series Labtec optical 
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