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Qosmio G30: wanting to change the motherboard n processor

Q: Qosmio G30: wanting to change the motherboard n processor

Hi All

I have a Qosmio G30 and as usual ive had all the graphics problem motherboard problems and all but they are now fixed (though my HD DVD drive is not working!)
I am not sure what my current motherboard is but i think its Intel® 945PM Express chipset and i wanted to replace it with something better so that i can get a better processor.

Is this possible and if so what can i purchase to replace my current motherboard. Or could i just replace the processor to something better?

Also does ne1 else have a "CD Rom Error" on boot???? (HD DVD problem)

Thanks

Damn!

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i was thinking of getting this CPU
Newegg.com - AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600 Brisbane 2.9GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops
Is that a good CPU what Motherboards on new egg can support it
Also would it be hard to overclock this CPU to 3.5ghz? good idea or bad?
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Also random question

What happens if you buy a new CPU for your motherboard that came with a COMPANY built computer will i havft to do a clean install or something??? can i use the same motherboard for that situation
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If you put a motherboard and and CPU into a computer that you bought from like compaq do you need to do anything special to the hardrive or the OS do i need to buy another OS thanks

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What if I replace the motherboard with the exact same model BUT change processors? Will I have any issues?
Was in the process of updating the bios. Not sure what I did wrong but it's dead. Have to send it back to super micro. I ordered an identical motherboard. But was updating the bios so I could switch from a quad core westmere chip to a hex.
Everything I have read states the OS is married to the motherboard (Win7 64 OEM). So if I get away with no issues from the motherboard swap, will the processor swap give me issues.
My system is a dual boot ubuntu 64/Win7 setup. I don't want to reinstall if I can help it. Advice would be appreciated.

(thanks admins for correcting this. Didn't mean to hijack that other thread)

A:Replace motherboard with exact same model BUT change processor?

you should not have any problems with Win7 even if its an OEM version. MS can reset if you have to call don't worry, just call them and explain what happened they are not going to crawl through the phone line and tear your head off or anything.

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A:Spyware wanting to change my registry information, change display properties, popups!

Do not create a new thread for the same issue. Your other thread has been deleted. A 24 hour period must pass before a bump is allowed.

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It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Download the file - combofix.zip
Within it, double-click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts given
Depending on the severity of your infection, it may reboot your machine 1-2 times.
When it's done, it shall produce a report which you should post back here. Should it not open, it it located at C:\combofix.txt

Also post a new HJT log.

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A:Wanting to Upgrade my Processor, help deciding what to get

Just wondering If i can upgrade it to the "Intel® Core?2 Duo Mobile ProcessorT9500" (2.6G/6M/800FSB)Click to expand...

While desktops are more straightforward, laptops are a lot trickier.
I may be wrong, but it would be most difficult.
 

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A:Wanting to upgrade MB and processor, help anyone? Specs inside...

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A:Wanting to change graphic card

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Quote:
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A:Need new motherboard for my Qosmio X505

The CPU support depends on the chipset available on the motherboard.
Generally speaking if the chipset supports the i5 CPU, then the i7 should be supported too.

So you have to know the chipset details… you know…

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A:Qosmio G10 motherboard replacement

I?m wondering how you did you update the information in the DMI?
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I googled for the motherboard part number you have posted in your original thread and it looks like this motherboard has been released for Qosmio F15 series.
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A:I am looking for QOSMIO E10 parts like Motherboard - P000411340

Check eBay. there you can find many hardware parts for old notebook models.

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Hi

All parts can be ordered from local Toshiba ASP.
Get in contact with Toshiba service provider in your country and order such compatible part.

But note; it?s not cheap part! The motherboard replacement is always a costly procedure?

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A:Qosmio E10 need repair but I not agree exchange motherboard

Hello my friend

It is not easy to give any comment to this. As far as I know services have exact instructions from Toshiba how to handle with specific problems and if you have different opinion it must be clarified in service directly.

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Originally Posted by jtk


Brand New Motherboard and Power Supply for sale



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A:Qosmio F750 - How to change dedicated graphics memory to 2GB...

Hi

This is controlled automatically by graphic card driver.
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A:Qosmio PX30T-A-14r: How to change keyboard language type

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Many thank.

Abdulla Almahmied
Doha- Qatar

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Dear Sir

I have all in one pc model PX30t / Part No.6D140058Q

I need change front touch Digitizer Glass as it is broken

Will you how tell me how I can buy one and what s cost?

Many thank.

Abdulla Almahmied
Doha- Qatar

[email protected]

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The answer...you really won't know until you try it.Technically...MS considers a change of motherboard alone as a change of systems. That would make the textbook answer depend on the type of license you have for Vista.If the license came with a system assembled by one of the OEMs...or is a MS System Builder/OEM license...technically, MS has the right to tell you that such license is not transferable.If it's a retail license where you bought/installed Vista on the system...you could move it with no problem.In reality...you won't know until you try. I know for a fact that many XP users in similar situations...have made the changes mentioned (and more) and had no problem with PA after the changes.Vista is a tad more recent than XP...and the rules being applied may be a bit different...hence my answer.Louis

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Try the new Asus line-up ! Check dual core AMD proc., and why keeping that RAM pack ? New mem. chips go @ 533MHz so an upgrade of that is also a good choise...(and for the price u don't have to have second thoughts ) !
 

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What kind of memory are you going to be re-using, DDR or DDR2?
 

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Corrupted files usually point to a corrupted\failing HDD.

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A:New motherboard and processor

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My BEST advice.
 

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Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I'm planning to upgrade my PC setup by getting a new processor and motherboard. I heard somewhere that W10 license is somehow linked to the computer setup it was initially installed on. Since installing a new motherboard and processor does require reinstall on the OS as well, what kind of trouble should I expect? How should I go about this? windows 10 comes with two types of activation > Digital entitlement ( when you have successfully upgraded from win 7 / 8 pro-there is no product key in this) >product key
difference between the two is , in digital entitlement, microsoft activation information is saved in your BIOS, and i case you change your motherboard you will lose your activation.
> product key, motherboard change wont effect it and should work fine.
so yours being linked to computer setup ( i consider it being Digital entitlement) you can connect your digital license with your Microsoft account because after the hardware upgrade you will lose your license , . here are the picture of what you see when you have successfully linked your account :
before :
after:
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A:motherboard/processor

To find your motherboard is a pain but this place will tell you how.
Home page. http://www.ping.be/bios/

Here is the page that tells you how. http://www.ping.be/bios/numbers.shtml

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These will give you detailed information on your machine:

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A:Qosmio G10-133 - Install Qosmio Player and using recovery disk

What you need is help from your service provider who has replaced mainboard. Long time ago I heard about this and what I know is that machine must be prepared for usage: that means service must update BIOS, check memory compatibility, RAID functions are not the same, Bios, EC/KBC and DMI must be updates and rewritten. The whle notebook must be prepared to work with new hardware components.

If I?m remembering well this new mainboard has different chipset and recovery image that you try to install has actually wrong drivers inside. With other words: after mainboard exchange system drivers and the Qosmio Player need an update.

You know the whole procedure is a little bit complicated but, as far as I know, Toshiba service provider must send you instructions for Qosmioplayer update and instructions for update tool.

At the moment I cannot help you. Please call service again and ask for help. If you will not get any help there let us know.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?59819-Qosmio-G10-133-Install-Qosmio-Player-and-using-recovery-disk
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However there does seem to be support for Core2 processros with BIOS updates. - Found 36 Compatible Processor(s) for Board "DQ965GF"
 

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A:New Motherboard/Processor Not Responding

When it comes to power supplies, it's not all the time about the power, but the make... for that set up I would be looking for a well known, reputable brand of power supply.

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A:Upgrading my processor and motherboard

These choices look good...
 

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A:Which Motherboard ,Processor ,Cabinet and Ram ?????

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A:Will this processor work with this motherboard?

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A:Fauly processor or Motherboard

Have stripped down to MB, processor, memory, and on board graphics.Click to expand...

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A:Help: New motherboard/processor problem

What is the make of your Asrock board?
 

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A:Changing motherboard and processor

Its always a good idea to fresh install when changing motherboards. A fresh install will minimize any issues that could arise from different hardware configurations. I've also heard that Windows setup detects an SSD and optimizes Windows for use with the SSD.

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A:Will this processor work with my motherboard?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Evilhugbear


Hi, I just wanted to know if the AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz will work with my GIGABYTE GA-M78SM-S2H motherboard (That is what the manual says). I saw in a review that it is AM2+ compatible and my mobo manual says it is AM2/AM2+, is this true?

And also if I will need a fan or the stock one will work fine.


First off let me say that a question of this kind can easily be solved by visiting Gigabytes website, they like most major mobo manufacturers have great online support. Here is the CPU Support list for your mobo: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/M...ProductID=2817

The answer is No, your mobo does not support that CPU, it will take the Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHz with BIOS revision 3.1.

Do you need a fan? Im unfamiliar with the AMD Phenoms and their stock fan, but I never stick with the stocker, as I'm an overclocker!

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A:HP, transitioning processor to new motherboard

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A:Max processor for 7VJL motherboard?

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A:PC crash with new motherboard/processor

Connections? What happens if you slightly wiggle the video card or RAM while the computer is on?

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A:is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

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What are you doing for a graphics card?

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I have built a lot of AMD & Gigabyte combos So, yes this is a decent combo price for the newer FX CPU & the UltraDurable MB. Do you have the correct memory to go with this ? What graphics card are you going to use with it ?

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A:Upgrading motherboard and processor

Upgrading your CPU is definitely a must.
Is the $400 only for the motherboard, CPU, and power supply?
 

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A:Motherboard/Processor upgrade help

Well at the least you are looking at a new CPU. Chances are you will need a new motherboard as well, but maybe not. Other things you may need to upgrade is the RAM and powersupply - but again maybe not.

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Also note that in most cases you will need to format and reinstall Windows when upgrading the motherboard due to the change of the motherboard chipset - its also just a good idea to do.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-processor-upgrade-help.281427/
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Hi, I want to update my system. Im hoping to get a new motherboard, processor, and ram. im hoping for the ram to be 2048mb and the processor to be around 2.4ghz. also if the videocard could be agp on the motherboard that would be great, because i have an atx x800 xt and just got it a while back and it was very expensive, but if i need to replace that i could just sell it on ebay. i posted some screen shots at the bottem (from cpuz) so you can see evry detail about my pc. thanks so much -Nick
 

A:Want to replace my motherboard, processor, and ram need help.

you have another post stating that you want to get another socket-754 processor for you existing motherboard.

now this post states that you want to get a new mobo too?

honestly I would not suggest getting another processor for a socket-754 system because it will still be bottlenecked by the slower hypertransport bus and single channel ram.

if you still want to use your AGP card and still have the ability to uprade to PCI-E in the future, consider this mobo I used it myself until a month ago and it worked great. and it has gotten very good reviews. it also lets you upgrade to AM2 when it eventually is worth it to do so (i.e. K8L)
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/want-to-replace-my-motherboard-processor-and-ram-need-help.53685/
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I think I know the answer to this, but I'll throw it out there anyway for an expert.... (& maybe a laugh)

I have a working 2008R2 SP1 running on an older Intel dual core proc and an Intel MB w/onboard video & SATA controller. I want to upgrade and will be changing to an AMD 6 core & ASUS Mb, also w/onboard SATA & video.

Any new tricks or techniques that would allow me to take my SATA boot drive and move it to the new Proc & MB and get it to boot & run?

I know I am changing just about every important component there is, but by chance is there any method out there that would allow me to avoid re-installation?

I know, I know, just a simple little change.

A:Motherboard & Processor Switch

You may be able to use the "sysprep" utility to genericize the installation before moving it to the new motherboard.

It's intended for deploying Windows on diverse hardware, but it might work for you.

It'd be wise to prepare as if you needed to do a clean installation, though. Just in case.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/147531-motherboard-processor-switch.html
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Recently my computer started to stop in the middle of what I was doing and the screen would turn completely black and I would get no response to my keyboard or mouse. I've tried many steps ie - removing ram, reseting cmos, disconnecting and reconnecting all power and components, using the onboard video card and my PCI-E card and still no luck. I'm trying to figure out if I need to buy a new processor or a new motherboard or possibly both? Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks in advance.
 

A:Question about motherboard/processor

Any ideas anyone?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/question-about-motherboard-processor.179942/
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Do you have to update or change the Motherboard to update the processor?

I have a Pentium 4 processor 548, 3.33GHz, 1MB L2 cache, 533MHz front side bus. Can one "Plug and Play" so to speak with an updated processor to the same Motherboard?
 

A:Motherboard/Processor update

Your CPU socket is PPGA478, P4 is the highest CPU this socket will support.

Even with LGA775 CPU socket, unless you had a motherboard that would support quad core, there would be little reason to upgrade over a complete system replacement.

In answer to your question to "Plug and Play", yes and no. Yes CPU's are basically plug and play, and No the motherboard must support the CPU first.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/motherboard-processor-update.192561/
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Hi me again. i did something similar to this but thats not why im here. CAN A SOCKET 775 PROCESSOR work on a SOCKET 478 MOBO.

I cant find no answers to this question on google.

i need a dual core processor like this Celeron E3200 Dual-Core 2.4GHz. BUT its 775. WILL IT WORK ON MY 478 cheers. OR is there any 478 dual cores out there?

A:LGA775 processor on a 478 MOtherboard

Simple answer... NO. Even if the number of contacts on the processors were the same (they aren't), it wouldn't work because the pins are on the processor for the skt 478 m/b whereas for the 775 processor the pins are in the socket.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/284409-lga775-processor-478-motherboard.html
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Hi,

Just got a consult from my aunt regarding her Emachines desktop.

Did a bit of troubleshooting to find a beeping noise on the machine.

From my understanding, it is not going through POST so it's either the motherboard, processor, RAM or the GPU that's not functioning.

Removed everything starting with the RAM = beeping
Removed processor = no beep
Put processor back in = beeping
GPU is on-board.

Beeping is a continuous one second 1-1-1-1-1.....

Is this processor defective?

Thanks in advance.

A:Motherboard or Processor defunct?

What is the make and model of the motherboard?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/249021-motherboard-processor-defunct.html