Originally posted by: Superdude688
I am seriously doubting this will work lol.
Of course it won't, but the guy's got 15 CPUs he can't return, and is willing to try to make it work.
There are several significant hurdles here.
1. At least 240 wires need to be soldered from the card edge connectors to the socket, although many of the pins just go to ground, so that might help reduce the complexity.
2. The functionality and voltages required by the socket A board, which has a different chipset than the slot A boards, must be duplicated by the slot A CPU. This will require careful checking of tech docs, if that info is even available.
3. Will all of those extra connecting wires have crosstalk issues? Extra resistance that affects timings?
4. How will the slot A CPU be mounted in this system?
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