Talk:Socket 478

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Hey guys, it says that the transfer rate is 400MT/s bit uses a clock rate of 100MHz. That can't be right, isnt 100MHz effectively 200MT/s? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 18:03, June 22, 2006

The bus is quad-pumped, not double-pumped. It transfers at 4 times the clock frequency. For every cycle of the clock, it executes 4 transfers. 4*100 is 400 MT/s. Aluvus 23:08, 22 June 2006 (UTC)

I removed the line about defining LGA, it isn't relavent to Socket 478.-- 21:19, 3 June 2006 (UTC)

Core Duo[edit]

I removed Core Duo from the list of processors in the infobox. While Core Duo uses a 478-pin socket, that socket is not Socket 478. Socket 478 is also known as FCPGA4; Core Duo's socket is FCPGA6. jgp 07:30, 9 June 2006 (UTC)

you should really have put a note in the article about that then, not just removed it. it just makes everything more confusing.

pentium M and celeron M are also listed to support s478 on intel's website. - m —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)

Socket 478/479 Core Duo and M[edit]

Sorry, this isn't exactly what the Intel site says. The intel site says that the Pentium / Celeron M processors have 478 pins. Socket 479 CPUs have exactly 478 pins just like socket 478 CPUs but the pins are in different locations so they won't plug into the wrong sockets--as they would not work.—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 19:10, August 29, 2006

But there is converter ASUS CT-479 to install 479-CPU's in S478, so S478 is compatible with Pentium M & Celeron M -- 21:16, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

The Asus converter is only marketed for use with Asus motherboards (and Asus only definitively states it is compatible with 6 total boards). It also contains a substantial amount of active circuitry, and the voodoo it uses is Asus's secret (at a guess: voltage regulators and signaling level adapters). While it is possible to use a Pentium M/Celeron M in some Socket 478 motherboards by way of this adapter, that is a long stretch from saying those processors are "compatible" with Socket 478. — Aluvus t/c 05:46, 5 March 2007 (UTC)
Aren't pentium 4 mobile, and some celeron mobile cpus compatible with socket478? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:07, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

deletion of useless content[edit]

Somebody put useless content in. Quote: Oh, and Windows ME SUCKS!!! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Varanus Sapiens (talkcontribs) 00:31, November 3, 2006

Welcome to Wikipedia. There was more vandalism than that, I have reverted it. — Aluvus t/c 15:27, 3 November 2006 (UTC)


As per Intel page, I assume the full name for this socket is mPGA478B - that is also stamped on the actual socket (talk) 22:35, 26 July 2009 (UTC)


Perhaps this is covered by the actual CPU types compatible with this socket, but I would personally find it useful if a date range for production of this socket was given, or at least a start date of introduction. As this socket is a decade old I expect dates to be more useful in a historical context (talk) 15:00, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Seconded (talk) 19:10, 22 February 2017 (UTC)