BitWrangler wrote on 2021-11-14, 16:47:
That's not what's gonna limit slotket price though, more the differential between slot one and 370 BXes.
The limit is socket 370 board price, not really the differential. Many people will buy a slot 1 440BX board with a cheap PII 333-400 as there are plenty of those around and find out they can plug in a much better CPU if they get that damn slotket. At that point they have the choice of buying a new socket 370 board or a slotket. Slotkets have a much lower chance of failure than a new board. If the current board is stable and name brand, they may prefer a slotket over a new generic socket 370 board with VIA chipset. They will have to pay premium price for slotket as there are no good alternatives.
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