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02-01-2002, 05:38 PM
A friend just gave me a nice Dell motherboard.

It is a P2 motherboard.

It can hold 512 MB of RAM, has 1 AGP slot, 4 PCI slots, and 2 ISA slots. I like it. It has a Slot 1 processor though. Anybody know much abotu Slot 1? I have only had experience with Socket processors....

Where can I find a P2 Slot 1 processor for it? Ebay the best place?

02-01-2002, 05:50 PM
try pricewatch.com. i'm not sure if they still carry stuff that old, though. the shipping price should be more than the price of the cpu. (i saw something on ebay, 6 mo ago, 10 90mhz pentiums for around $20.)

02-01-2002, 08:18 PM
Be careful David. Dell are renowned for their motherboards! They normally only support Dell branded memory and that tends to be expensive. It may also need a non-standard form factor case.

02-01-2002, 09:30 PM
>>It may also need a non-standard form factor case.

Or you can mount it to the side of a standard cardboard box. :D