Is a socket 478 mobo better than a socket 775???

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    they use different chipsets, sport different feature sets, and require different CPUs.

    The LGA775 supports the D915 chipset which is in every-way superior to the D865 chipset. S478/LGA775 is irrelevant, as both chips share the same "core" (prescott). The LGA775 platform supports the D915/925 chipsets, and that is what you want to use.
     
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    if those are your 2 choices, i'd go with the 775 socket. it'll be more compatible with future product as the 478 socket is much older based on the original P4 processor.

    personally, i just bought a new amd 64 3500+ based on the 939 socket. if you're a gamer, i'd go AMD.
     
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    I game, and I love my intel. And I've always been an amd fan, btw. But this new 925 chipset and high-bus-rate ddr2 with PCI-E is rocking my socks!
     
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    When the 775's first came out, they were being outperformed by the 478 but that was only because of speeds they were measuring. Once you get into the 3.6+ GHz range, the 775 shines. This is based strictly on benchmarking and there's no doubt I'd go with the 775 now.
     

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