It's socket compatible, so you will be able to plug it into the same sort of place, but you won't be able to make it work. It seems that the CPU has turned out to be somewhat incompatible with existing 915 and 925 socket 775 motherboards.More information at The Inquirer
New motherboard needed for dual-core Pentium 4?
Posted on Sunday, Mar 13 2005 @ 23:14 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
It is said that Intel's new dual-core Pentiums won't be compatible with current motherboards.