The idea being that I would remove the old pentium, and replace it with the core 2 duo, but of course there will probably be compatibility issues, so I have spent the last hour googling trying to find this exact model of the N1996 processor, and work out what it does and does not support processor wise. I honestly don't care if it gets broken, as it is valueless. So, now you can stop searching for N1996 any more, for you won't get any other information about this on our sites. So we did Googling, yes, we finally got what they were looking for. As for the P4 you currently have, since it is running slow, I'd be willing to wager your thermal paste has dried up over the years and now the chip is overheating. They are looking for the motherboards' model names.Next
The supplier is responsible for holding a Compliance Folder that contains compliant test reports and a Declaration of Conformity. They were some of the most power hungry chips ever made. Well, we guess that the text printed on the boards to cause this misunderstanding. But it will support Pentium D's which are dual core. At first we were also wondering why. Couldn't find an authoritative link for this one, so just copied and pasted what I found posted on several Google hits I found on this subject.Next
. Well, that is not the model number. It signifies that the product may be legally sold in Australia. Now we have to explain what this printed text means. B is what we called marketing name, which is always printed on the box cover.Next
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