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Socket 370 motherboards still for sale?

Discussion in 'Hot Deals' started by LittleLizard, May 24, 2009.

  1. LittleLizard

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    Hey, people are still buying them!
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    Please use better thread titles in the future.
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    I dont get it. :confused:
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    Old ass. Socket 370 lol...
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    via uses that socket for its cpu's
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    CrAsHnBuRnXp

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    Oh. :laugh:

    I only glanced at it. :p
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    It is rather amazing to see these for sale. The Tualatin was a beauty killed by Netburst.

    Good luck finding anything that plugs into it LOL!!!
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    its called a Via C7
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    I have one of those, but it has an AGP slot, and its bigger, so I guess I dont have one of those then.
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    aah ok i was thinking the original socket lol. should of known that with it being a mATX silly me.. which were totally different LMAO.
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    Hey I'd be down for that! I wish the biggest overclocking craze was still the Celeron 366@550 on Abit BM6 boards, with that old giant cooler that was the first of its class, hell I can't remember the name. Ahh those were the days.
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    I liked the 233 as it would clock too 448.. Had a abit BX for a while it was a good board..
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    Yeah, oh man, 440BX, THAT was the magic chipset back then! Hah so many memories, check it out:

    http://www.targetpc.com/hardware/articles/combo_year/index2.shtml

    They have a pic of the 'massive' GlobalWin CPM32 that everyone used :laugh:

    Edit: Here they have the FDP32 and FEP32: http://unlimitedhardware.com/product_reviews_articles/ppga.htm

    One of those is the one I had, not sure which.
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    wow, I thought it's already in tech library.
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    Maximum Memory Supported 1GB wah
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    I almost went with a VIA chipset for that feature (I came to my sense later on). I had an P3-650E @ 866Mhz with a single PC133 512MB stick because Intel thought they could get away with limiting memory support to 512MB :mad: The 440BX could support up to 1GB! The 440GX, 2GB!!

    So what I did was go with AMD and a pair of AthlonMP's and skipped the entire 1st and 2nd P4 generations. Don't make a user feel limited, they will choose another solution :)
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    what are you talking, I still have 3 p3 rigs at home.

    plus tualatin wasn't totally killed, parts of its architecture are still in use in current cpus.
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    i just put my 2 p3 system's on the curb a couple week's ago :laugh:
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    Atom outclasses s370 in performance and power consumption. But until Atom came out, for a NAS or low-demand server a s370 was significantly superior to p4 for that type of work. Cheaper, lower power, silent. It's a knock on phenomenon. Lower power means cheaper to run means cheaper PSU plus passive cooling means quieter means benefits all round.

    However, now that Atom is launched and an all-in-one mainboard can be had for around $60 for the Atom 330, it really is time to kill off s370. You can bet NO MORE ARE BEING MANUFACTURED, but these are old stock sitting on shelves.
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    I think no one is more with this technology in your home
    huashuasuhhuasuh
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Socket 370 for teh win!

    And word on the 440BX chipset. It was really awesome. My ABIT BE6 (it had 4 PATA ports :p) overclocked like a monster. I ran my P3 400 Mhz at 650 Mhz so I could play BF1942. :rockout:
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    I did not know that the wheel could p3 already BF1942:cool:

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