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A Walk About SLS (6-8-2005)

It’s the usual SLS Walk About, brought to you by VR-Zone!

It’s the weekend again, and here, VR-Zone brings you the latest finds around
Sim Lim Square.

Over at DAT Computers, we found the ASUS CT-479 Socket Converter. With this device, Users can plug in a
Pentium M / Celeron M (mPGA-479) CPU onto selected regular desktop
mPGA-478 socket motherboards by Asus. Overclockers would love this product as Pentium M chips are powerful and has low heat output. Normal users or
even upgraders who already have a supporting ASUS board might want to consider an upgrade, as this adaptor only costs $ 80, which is a very good deal!

The packaging for this ASUS CT-479.

The socket converter itself.

The back of the converter. The user would plug these pins onto their

An additional 4 pin floppy power connector is required for the operation of
this converter.

Also included, a heatsink fan that is specially made for this converter card.

Due to the size restriction on the converter board, the power connector is
placed very close to the socket. Thus, ASUS had included this special fan, that
would allow the power connector to be fitted, together with a decent heatsink.

Some of the support processors that would work with this product.

The back of the CT-479 package.

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