Brand-name microprocessor produced by the Intel corporation from 1993 to 2007

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ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe 478 Socket

Can anyone tell me if there is an Intel Pentium 4 478 socket with the NX bit, if so, can anyone let me know? Thank You.
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Is my CPU temperature increase speed normal?

I have a Pentium D 2.8GHz CPU and I am concerned about its temperature. I would leave it off and wait a good day or so (have a nap). I would then turn it on I go straight into BIOS and straight into ...
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Do I need a Alternative Heatsink?

I have Intel Pentium G2020, it is not overclocked (i guess) but still should I bother getting this heatsink for my processor just so that my processor stays at room temperature while I am doing some ...
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Do I have to worry about HDD clicking sound?

After my desktop died I bought a used PC for temporary use. It says Intel(R) Pentium(D) 3.00GHz with 150G. I also added my desktop's HDD of 500G. Whenever I open a program there is about 5 seconds ...
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Windows 10 vs XP on old machines

I just got 5 old Pentium 4 3ghz pcs, and one of them I would like to use as a normal desktop to see what games I can run on it (League of Legends, GTA SA online). Will Win 10 do better in the terms of ...
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Why is it said that 'The longer the pipeline, higher the processor clock rate' [duplicate]

I have been recently going through the hyper threading technology of Pentium 4. The number of pipeline stages is high in P4 and is said that it will increase the speed of clock rate. How is that ...
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Do I really not need thermal paste for my Pentium processor fan?

I bought an Intel Pentium processor (G2120) fan. I could not find any aluminium part under it, and the shopkeeper said that this would be the new model from Intel and I would not need any thermal ...
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I foolishly detached the fiddly “push pin” cooler from a client's old PC. Here are some possible plans of action. What would you do, and why?

A client of mine brought me an outdated home PC. The specs: It's a compact tower PC, sixteen inches tall. It includes a Pentium Dual-Core E2200 and 1 GB of RAM. An independent computer store built it ...
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I have a 512 Mb RAM Pentium 4 processor 80 GB hard disk [closed]

I got an old RAM of 512 Mb from my friend. What are the precautions to be taken while changing the RAM? What are the minimum checking's to be done? Can i change it directly?
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Enable hardware virtualization in windows 7

I'd like to enable the Hardware Virtualization functionnality in my Computer, so download the Securable Tool. When i launched the program i got this result My computer's configurations : I ask: ...
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Strange sound from motherboard

I have a MSI 7222 ver 1.1 motherboard, a Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz/1M/800/04A processor and 2x1 GB of DDR2 RAM. When I boot the computer, the motherboard makes a "siren sound" (like low pitch and higher ...
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How to run virtual machine when my processor does not support virtualization?

I am using Windows XP 32-bit and have an Intel Pentium M 725 processor. I used a software tool from Intel to check whether virtualization is allowed: Supporting advaced Intel processor technologies ...
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Windows 7: which version for which Pentium?

I have to install Windows 7 on two machines, but I'm not sure if I must pick Windows 7 version 32 bits or 64 bits for each of them. Here's what appears in my computer > properties: Pentium(R) 4 CPU ...
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What could be wrong with my integrated graphic card?

Today when i removed my AGP card to clean it's fan and tried to start my PC with using integrated card, before PC could boot the picture froze and became distorted. After that I hit the restart button ...
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CPU noise when under load

So, this question has been bugging me a lot, I used to have a few lovely little toys (well, not so much toys as a pentium pro and a really old Intel 80386DX microprocessor) What I noticed is that when ...
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How do I deal with an excessively loud Heatsink fan [closed]

I have a ~3GHZ pentium 4 cpu that uses a heatsink fan that sounds like a jet engine Here is the fans model information: C33218-002 CPU Description: found here thanks
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Damn Small Linux with XAMPP Linux to create a webserver on a P4 machine or Mele A2000

A couple of days I'am busy to figure out to create a powerful light weight server that can be used as webserver to serve some simple sites that using PHP and mod-rewrite. The P4-box (actually a ...
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Computer boots only to motherboard splash screen

I have a file server running Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit, with an Intel 915PBL motherboard and a Pentium 4 620 processor, with 2 GB of memory. Yesterday, it started booting just to the Intel Pentium ...
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Installing Windows 7 on Dell Optiplex 745

I have 2x Dell Optiplex 745 machines, each with a slightly different spec. 1st machine Core 2 Duo @ 1.86 GHz 2 GB RAM 250GB HDD 2nd machine Pentium D @ 3.0 GHz 1 GB RAM 250GB HDD I have ...
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Increasing RAM to 1GB from 512MB help improve system speed with the same processor

I have an old PC with 512MB Ram(DDR2), Intel Pentium 4 Processor 3GHz, running Windows XP. (See my System Info). The PC is acting slow and laggy from last few weeks, maybe because of new programs I ...
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Pentium 4 3.4 GHz cooling

I have an old Northwood compatible Shuttle XPC that I upgraded from a 2.6 GHz Pentium 4 (Northwood) to a 3.4 GHz Pentium 4 (Northwood). Now, I'm wondering if it is cooling it well enough. I've seen it ...
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Pentium 4 shows as 2 processors?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on a system having a Pentium 4 processor. When I open system monitor and go to the resources tabs, and see the CPU usage history, it shows the graph in two different colors, ...
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Install Windows XP on old IDE hard disk

I wanted to know if there was a way to install Windows XP on a old Pentium 4 (Intel motherboard) system which does not boot via USB and CD/DVD drive? Is it possible to connect the hard disk to my ...
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Swap slower pentium 4 with faster pentium 4

Is it possible to do a straight swap of a 2.8 Ghz Pentium 4 with a 3.4 Ghz Pentium 4 on an Intel motherboard? Do each of these chips have the same socket, or are they different? How do I find out ...
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Incredibly SLOW installation - ASUS P5Q SE PLUS & Windows 7 64-bit

The last time I installed Windows 7 was the 32-bit version on my 2005 ABIT AS8 board with a Pentium 4 670 3.8GHz CPU. This took around 30mins and worked fine but for some unknown reason, my current ...
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Is this processor burned?

I've recently exchange the processors in two PCChips boards. Both boards are LGA775. Board A is P17G(Pentium 4 HyperThreading 3GHz) and board B is P49G(Pentium Dual Core 3GHz). I use board A to watch ...
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Can I use the cooling for my Pentium 4 with my new i5 CPU? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use LGA775 heatsink on LGA1156 CPU? I recently bought a new i5 2500k CPU, but with my current setup I run the risk of cooling issues. I have an improved heatsink and ...
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Power consumption of Pentium 4 laptop vs Atom nettop? [closed]

I'm using a Pentium 4 laptop (an IBM T42) as a home server, mainly to ssh to my home network from outside. Most of the time the machine is idle. If I got a new "Nettop", with an Atom D525, for example,...
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Celeron 2.7 (northwood) won't work in mobo with P4 1.8 (williamette)

I tried upgrading my Sony VAIO PCV-RX660 with a Celeron 2.7ghz CPU. It won't even boot. It turns on and a dummy (hdd/cpu) light comes on, but no booting or anything. If I put the P4 back in, ...
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How do I troubleshoot high CPU usage?

My CPU usage is very high by default. As soon as I starts a program it touches the maximum. After some time it becomes normal. I have a doubt that my disk is infected. So I tried to install ...
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How to overclock Intel Pentium III 450 MhZ?

I hope this will help: Number of cores 1 (max 1) Number of threads 1 (max 1) Name Intel Pentium III Codename Katmai Specification Package (platform ID) Slot 1 SECC2 (...
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Removing HD from PC and putting in another PC

HD here means hard disk. I am a complete beginner at messing around inside computers. But I have a computer with a hard disk with Windows XP installed on it. It uses an Intel Celeron Single-Core ...
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Laptop Auto Shutdown After Power Off

I got a used laptop from someone which works like a charm when on power but as soon as I remove the power cord and let it use battery power, it goes shutdown even though the battery shows there is 95% ...
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When did the Pentium II come out?

Wikipedia says it came out in 1997, but this site says it came out in 1995.
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How to find out register sizes of Intel Processors

I'm wondering about the register sizes of the three following intel processers. i7-2920XM i5-2540M G6960 I've been to Intel's specs and also have gone through the datasheet. But I couldn't seem ...
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Do processors really have golden pins?

Is it true that processors usually have golden pins? Do Pentium 4s have them?
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Performance difference between Pentium M and Core 2 Duo? [closed]

This may be an "apple to oranges" question, but what is the approximate gain in performance of a Core 2 Duo processor over a Pentium M at similar clock speed?
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Sandy Bridge vs Nehalem: comparable to Pentium M vs Pentium 4?

I still remember the huge difference in usability when switching from a Pentium 4 notebook (heavy, hot, low battery life) to Pentium M (light, cool and long battery life). I am wondering if the ...
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How to know if there are stability/ compatibility issues with enabling intel(R) speedstep

There is this power-saving app called granola. And it requires enabling Intel(R) speedStep on the bios(CPU Configuration). How would I know if there are issues with enabling this feature with my ...
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My system show extremely hot processor temperature

I've build a small miniITX system with Pentium 4 processor. It works fine but there's extremely hot temperature is shown by the CPU sensor, around 120 C. Of course this is causing the fan run ...
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Intel Pentium D & Intel Core 2 Duo

Are the Intel Pentium D and Intel Core 2 Duo processors the same?
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Is my processor Intel Pentium D a dual core?

My processors is an Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz. Does the D mean that my processor is a Dual Core?
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Computer stopped working (ASUS P5GD1-VM)

My computer stopped working the other day. I came down and it was kind of chirping away. Then, when I restarted it, it only did the same thing. I unplugged everything not needed and it did nothing ...
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Processor with higher FSB than motherboard can support

I have an ECS P4VXASD2+ (V5.0) motherboard, which supports a 533 MHz FSB. I want to put in a Pentium 4 3.2 GHz processor (Socket 478) with an FSB of 800 MHz. Would this be possible? Would the FSB of ...