AthlonXP is soc A. Right?

  Pbassred 21:54 16 May 2003
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I know its a dumb question. I bought a flower cooler on recomendation from this site. The quiet PC only list one type - sutable for AthlonXP. So I get it home and its listed on the box, but the only BOARDs that are listed are the Socket 370 and 462.

Is this a printing error? an I holding the right part?

  Gman 21:57 16 May 2003

AMD Athlon's use socket A. The sockets you mention are for Pentium's.

  Pbassred 22:02 16 May 2003

My quandry exactly. It quotes intel and AMD chips but only on Pentium mobos.
so it must be a printing error

socket 462 is socketA so you're Ok

  Beas-Knees 23:39 16 May 2003

Sockets 462 and 370 refer to the amount of pins they have on them.

  keith-236785 23:52 16 May 2003

socket A and socket 370 can BOTH use the same cooler fans, they are the same size processor, Socket A just has more pins. hope this clears it up

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