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Switching C2D to Pentium 4

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I feel like switching to my old P4 530 (3.0Ghz), its LGA775, and my P965 mobo says it would support it

I plan on doing this just for testing purposes, and especially to see if it even works. I will be putting the stock Core 2 Duo heatsink on it, is that enough?

Also, is there anything I should know before I do this? Would this do something dumb to my OS or anything like that?

Edit: WOW brain fart, 530s are only 32 bit, I have a 64 bit OS, good thing I waited a bit before doing something dumb This threat can be officialy closed
Edited by OJX - 7/2/08 at 6:35pm
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why? it'll only be slower than all hell.
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You should be fine with the cooler. Just note that a majority of P4's run very hot regardless. It's fun to see how high you can clock those things though
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