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I STILL HAVE A SOCKET 478 NORTHWOOD 3.OGHZ CPU AND ETC LISTED BELOW IS IT WORTH SWITCHING TO THE PENTIUM D CORE 3.0 CPU SETUP OR KEEP THIS SETUP??? I USE MY SYSTEM FOR GAMES AND IF I SWITCH OVER TO SOCKET 775 EVERYTHING I PPUT IN THIS SYSTEM IS WORTHLESS unless i sell my system uMMMMMMMMM
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Originally Posted by Ty Auchter

Please don't post in all caps... Everything is moving over to 775 so it's up to you really. If you want to switch then do it sooner than later and sell what you have now.

correction everything HAS moved to skt 775. 478 is dead
 

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Originally Posted by Taeric

I think that statement is a bit harsh. Although it wouldn't necessarily be a good investment to purchase new S478 gear, existing S478 systems can certainly still hold their own. The question of whether upgrading is a good idea boils down to an evaluation of need or desire to have something faster versus available budget. Unless your current system isn't cutting it anymore or you just have to have the newest and greatest, it's often best to squeeze every bit power out of your existing gear. Eventually, applications will stress your rig to the point that it can no longer keep up. That's the best time for an upgrade unless you want to stay closer to the cutting edge.

i just got rid of my 478 system. Skt 478 is dead. There are no awesome boards like that you would find with 775, they dont make any more chips for it, EMT64, duel core and all the good jazz is 775. When i said it was dead i meant dead like socket a
 
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