Intel Pentium M 780 in a desktop PC

Posted on Thursday, June 23 2005 @ 20:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Asus CT-479 Adapter enables you to install a Pentium M processor in an ordinary desktop computer. X-bit Labs checked out the performance of the Pentium M 780 2.26GHz processor.
Fortunately, another opportunity for crossing the Pentium M series with desktop computers was found. Despite its close relation to the Pentium III, the Pentium M uses the Quad Pumped Bus, and the engineers from ASUS developed a special adapter that allows installing mobile CPUs of the Pentium M class into ordinary mainboards for Pentium 4 processors. We’re going to check this prodigious gadget in this review and see what performance the Pentium M can offer to you if used in a desktop PC. We will start with a short description of the Pentium M architecture.
The review can be found X-bit Labs

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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