I will be moving to an X38 chipset and a 45nm quad core soon from my E6600 and P965 chipset. Will I need to re-install Vista Ultimate x64?
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
As the title says, I wanna change my motherboard processor, and insert an SSD aswell while keeping the old harddrive.
Was wondering if I need to perfom a new reinstall on windows or if I can just transfer windows itself to the SSD and then just keep going. I was also wondering if my windows install will messup if I insert my new motherboard due to new BIOS.
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.
You should also keep in mind, an OEM license for Windows is not be transferable to a new motherboard. The motherboard is the one component that constitutes a new machine. OEM installs are bound to the motherboard they are activated on.
Sorry, double post check my other thread please until I find out how to delete my posts!
Hi I have an OEM version of Win Pro x DVD I Win License - Motherboard 7 Changing Processor OEM & purchased from Newegg in I installed it Win 7 OEM License - Changing Motherboard & Processor on my Intel DX SO i - which I subsequently upgraded the processor to i - I plan to upgrade my motherboard and processor again to an Intel DX SO i - x I'm also going to replace my Seagate Barracuda GB SATA hdds presently in Intel RST RAID which are out of warranty -year with two new -year warranty Seagate Constellation TB SATA hdds configured in a Marvell RAID mirror I'll use the Barracuda Intel RST RAID volume as my back-up disk Will I have MS license issues when I do a clean install of my OEM Win onto the upgraded system I'm wondering if I'll have activation problems I've changed the motherboard before but with the same processor and model motherboard and there didn't seem to be an issue I've done this with an OEM copy of Win XP in the past and didn't have any issues I'm not installing the same OS product key on more than one system I'm just moving or reinstalling the OS to an upgraded hardware system Regards
If you change the motherboard to a different model or manufacturer technically the OEM version cannot be activated as it is tied to the motherboard. However, I know Microsoft has made some exceptions.
I'm facing the same thing right now. I suspect a problem with my motherboard. I have another to replace it but it is a different vendor and I'm afraid Microsoft will not activate it. I've considered an "anytime upgrade" from Home to Pro version but I don't know if that will change the OEM version into a full version. So, I'm stuck.
XP was different and the process was much more lenient.
I am thinking about helping my friend install a new motherboard and processor while keeping all of the other components he has. I read on another board that you can go the Device Manager and uninstall everything, swap the board and processor, and then when you boot install the correct drivers.
Is this possible? I don't know if his install of XP is OEM or not. If it is, I think a reformat would be necessary with a non-OEM XP disc.
mine worked fine when i changed the motherboard and cpu but eventually after backing up my data, i did do a clean installation just to get the kinks out. you dont have to but it is recommended so you can get the most out of your hardware. i did mine backwards for some strange reason, best way would be to backup now and then change the hardware and reinstall.
note my cpu stayed a amd
I currently have a P-II 266mhz processor. I recieved a P-III 500 mhz processor from a buddy. Can I use this on my Existing board with out frying my computer?
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i want to update my processor go from a dual core to a quad core is that possible?
I'm looking to change my processor from an AMD Athlon 64 3500+ to an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4600+ (Socket 939). I don't intend to change from the current cooling arrangement, but am not sure about the thermal compound. When changing the processor, will I need to get and apply new thermal compound?
Hi i want to change my 1.5 processor to my 3.4ghz pentium 4 processor.How can i do it is it as simple as just taking one out and putting the other one in place.Can anyone please explain what the processors look like so i can swap them and where they are located and how to move them.Also ive got an audigy sound card and what to put it into another computer so i dont have any disks or anything to install so how do i do it.And how do i put a dvd rw drive in to replace the old cd rw please explain all of the above thanks for your help.
hey everyone, im changing my processor but i need a bit of help!
currently my processor is a:-
CPU Speed : 2.66GHz
Bus Speed: 533MHz
L2 cache speed: 512kb
this is what i am planning to change to:
socket 478 (obviously )
cpu speed: 3.20GHz
Bus Speed: 800Mhz
L2 cache speed 1MB
however, this is what i am worried about.. ive read that To obtain the FSB of your Processor, a compatible motherboard that can support the Bus speed must be used and this is what it says in my mainboard manual:-
"supports socket 478 for P4/celeron processors with 400/533MHz"
"Core Frequency from 1.8GHZ to 2.8GHz and up"
for quote number 1.. does it mean i wont be able to get a bus speed of 800MHz as my motherboard can only support up to 533MHz ?
for quote number 2.. will i be able to get 3.2GHz from this new processor?
thanks in advance!
Hi. I have problems with my printing jobs. My topic is
I'm thinking about to change the print processor who actually is HPPRN05 and put in a WinPrint. Do I have to save any system information before? is there any danger to change the printer processor of a TCP/IP network printer connected with another one to the same HPJetDirect?. Thanks
Hi. I have problems with my printing jobs. My topic is
I'm thinking about to change the print processor who actually is HPPRN05 and put in a WinPrint. Do I have to save any system information before? is there any danger to change the printer processor of a TCP/IP network printer connected with another one to the same HPJetDirect?. Thanks
I have noticed that my processor, which is a 850 Mhz has been detected lately as a 700 Mhz. Why is this?
Is this the new value? What can I do?? Please help!!
(Info obtained by clicking on Start>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Information.)
I use MS Windows 2000.
Help please.. I would like to change my old Pentium 1 to a pentium 2 chip is this just a straight swap over job or do I have to mess around with the bios?????
You also have to replace the motherboard! The P1 and P2 are totally different chips, and they are not pin compatible. The P2 was usually a slot mounted affair, at least the ones I've used are.
Hello the unknowing one again I am still upgrading bit by bit my older PC The mobo is a Gigabyte IXE about or so years old I added in a new video card and now I m looking at the processor Gigabyte says the max processor is either an AMD Athlon G FSB or an AMD Duron G FSB http www giga-byte com Motherboard Support CPUSupportList CPUSupportList GA- IXE htm I know that Athlons are supposed to be better performing that the Durons However the only Athlon G I found was on pricewatch and was Local stores have the G Duron but dont carry the Athlon anyways probably gonna go with the G Duron My question is how difficult is it to change a processor I chip Changing a processor was told that its Changing a processor chip as simple as pop old chip out put new chip in but I m always very weary when someone says its simple Any input guides you can recommend Thanks again nbsp
I would check ww.Ebay.com for that processor, use this link Ebay 1.4Ghz Athlons . I got an Athlon 1.4Ghz 266Mhz FSB for $42 there about 6 months ago. You would have to be really lucky to find that processor online anywhere else for under $100. Installing a processor is very easy but you have to be careful with the pins on it and when you reinstall the heatsink on it. It literaly is Plug-n-Play. Make sure you use some kind of thermal paste like Artic Silver on top of the processor between it and the heatsink.
P.S. Dont get the Duron, even though its 1.3Ghz your 900Mhz Athlon still outperforms it in most things like games.:grinthumb Also, if a 266Mhz FSB one is cheaper to get you should be able to use that but it will just run at 200Mhz FSB on your motherboard, someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
I m looking for an ultraportable laptop for mostly simple tasks but I will also need it Solved: a processor Changing laptop out for more taxing software like photoshop and premiere pro I ve found this Asus UL A-X that will fulfill most Solved: Changing out a laptop processor of my requirements gb of ram under lbs long - hrs battery life but it has a meager Ghz processor The current processor in the machine is the su and I would like to replace that with something like the sl for the extra power I am wondering firstly if it would be physically possible to open the laptop and replace the processor because I have never worked on a laptop before Secondly I am wondering how drastic the effect would be on the hours of advertised battery life I would like it to run for at least hours Lastly would the machine be able to handle the extra heat given off In my search for a laptop this Asus with a faster processor is the best match I can come up with to meet my demanding requirements Of course I would ideally like to purchase a laptop without having to replace parts so any suggestions for a completely different laptop would be even more appreciated than an answer to my processor questions If this isn t possible I think I m going to compromise on the weight for the lb macbook pro quot because it otherwise meets my requirements despite my preference for the windows OS I m lost so thanks for any help you can provide nbsp
Laptops have limited upgradeability, and the processor is an area that generally shouldn't be upgraded. Laptops will only support a small set of processor upgrades. If you think you can buy a low-end laptop and pop in a high-end processor, you're seriously mistaken. The board won't handle it. The chassis won't handle it. "Opening" a laptop involves removing dozens of tiny screws of all different sizes and removing many small, fragile, pieces of plastic. Most people lose or damage at least one part when disassembling a laptop. And of course doing so completely voids the warranty, so if you break something, you're out the cost to replace or repair it.
Buy a laptop that actually meets your needs.
I wan to change my Labtops processor to intel i7 but im not sure whether or not my motherboard or if anything supports it
Thats my computer
I want to upgrade this to 2.8ghz please and thank you for your guys support
I am going to change my motherboard, processor and RAM. However, I will be using the same HDD. Is it necessary to re-install the OS after I have set up the rig? I am using the drivers that come with Windows 8, so driver compatibility ought not to be a problem.
Thanks in advance!
Short answer--New Motherboard=New License Key if you have an OEM OS version. Sorry
The reason is your license key is embedded in your BIOS, and the BIOS is embedded with the MOBO.
If you paid for a license key separately then you can use the OS with the new MOBO but you should do a clean install because all the drivers will be wrong and it probably won't even boot.
You could try to put the drive as-is into the new machine, boot off the Win8 installation media, and do a repair install. This will search for drivers that match the current hardware
1) Clone the drive first so that, in case of damage, you still have your data.
2) You will probably have to phone Microsoft to re-activate the copy of the OS. They've been decent about it with others.
3) If it works, immediately go to the Microsoft Update site and see what updates are needed for the drivers that you just installed
I have a Compaq Presario T P Socket here that I am having trouble putting a processor into It came originally with a -MHz that died I put a into it and I got an error on boot that I needed a BIOS update Processor Compaq 8000T Presario Changing in to support the new clocking and I had to press F to continue the boot After that everything worked fine The quot Press F to Continue quot message was annoying so I removed that processor and returned it I later installed a BIOS update and inserted a -MHz The F message is Changing Processor in Compaq Presario 8000T now gone but the is running at MHz Compaq is no help as I didn t get the processor from them The processors aren t available at a reasonable price they are rare and seem to all cost more than a and I just can t seem to bring myself to pay that premium for the chip I considered a -MHz processor but with the problems Changing Processor in Compaq Presario 8000T I ve had with the I m not sure I want to spend over a hundred dollars and find more problems A processor would solve the problem but I can t find them priced reasonably Does anyone here have any suggestions nbsp
Never mind. I found a 2200 at a reasonable price at Spartan Technologies for about $130.
Current system is a Pent. 2 350...I now have a better Mobo(Abit BF6) and CPU(P3 500) already with it's own case and tested.
I have 2 years+ worth of stuff on the HDD, that I do not wish to re-install and/or download.
What steps should I do 1st? Should I just put my HDD(Seagate 30G), and (AGP)GeForce 2 video card in 1st, let Wiondows(98) "find them" and go from there, or what?
Someone "told me" that I could just take every peripheral and connect them to the new(er) mobo and Windows would "find the new(er) mobo" and "take care of the rest".
What are my best choices...without reformatting?
I'm upgrading a computer that has a 450 megahertz AMD K6-2 w/ 3-d Now Processor. The motherboard is a Compaq 043Ch..I believe.
I was wondering if I would be able to get another processing chip to put on the motherboard to speed it up to a 700 or 1 Gighertz processor...Don't know if it is possible or if it is just cheaper/better to get another motherboard w/ processor.
Also how would I go about updating the BIOS...cuz the last time it was updated was in '99 and I have no clue on how to update them or how to use most of them.
Any help is appreciated...
No, the fastest Socket 7 CPU ever made was the K6-2 550Mhz if I'm not mistaken. You could upgrade to that but it would not be worth it.
There is no point to upgrading a bios if it is working ok, the only reason to do so is to fix a problem or to support new hardware or O/S.
Unfortunately, upgrading your system to say a new AMD or P4 would require a lot more than just a Motherboard and CPU. You would also need a new case, powersupply, and Ram and maybe even a new video and sound card if the old ones are intergrated as they usually are with Compaqs. Also you may need a new modem if the old one is ISA because most new mobo's do not have ISA any more.
ok, my computer is old, and has a 486 processor. I want to upgrade it. But, the upgrade thingy says that I probably will have to change around some jumpers, and whatnot. I don't have my manual, so I need to know what motherboard I have so's I can get help. How do I find out.
And also, is it possible to fit a pentium processor into the socket that now holds the 486? I mean, could I just buy a new processor and jam that it there, or would I need a whole new motherboard?
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
As far as upgrading goes The Pentium processors will use a different voltage and socket. You may be able get a faster 486mhz chip for that board. I would not recommend spending much money on it though as it might be time to build or buy a new one.
My brother was in this same position. Things he bought Evergreen Turbo chip. $100.00
64 megs of EDO ram $50.00 New CD player $45.00
It is easy to get caught up in the upgrade path as you hate to see a older computer not being used. But then it is easy to spend too much money trying to get a old system to run marginally better.
Remember the light at the end of the tunnel just might be a train
I have an old motherboard with 478 chipset, intel Celeron D320 2,4GHz and FSB: 533. My motherboard (2003 year) supports FSB 400/533/800 but now it rus at 533 with celeron.
1. Can I overclock my system to max FSB 800MHz if the rest of the system supports it?
My processor runs at 2620MHz and PC3200 RAM runs at effective 366MHz. Original system bus is 133MHz.
2. Can i buy socket 478 pentium processor wich FSB is 800MHz?
3. Wich of these is better:
P4 2,8GHz, FSB 800MHz, system bus 200MHz
P4 3,0GHz, FSB 533MHz, system bus 133MHz (Or something near that)
4. If processor is 3GHz and FSB 533 will memory bus still be 166MHz? My curren celeron is 2,4GHz with FSB 533MHz and memory bus is at 166MHz.
Sorry for bad english and probably posting to the wrong place.
Socket 478 CPUs are hard to find these days. You'd probably be better off just upgrading the system to a cheap Core 2 on socket 775. That would probably triple the performance.
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?
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 :
there is another way where you can contact Microsoft support and you will receive the activation, as it was mentioned by Gabe Aul.
so i fried my motherboard, got it fixed and he put a single core procssor in it. this isnt nearly fast enough, so i want to put my processor from my old computer in this one, which is a dual core. i talked to the guy at the computer shop, and he said that using a new motherboard with a used processor isnt good? like they are not compatible or something like that? i didnt think this is true at all and was wondering if it is true or not?
Find the model number of the new board and see if the old CPU will match the allowed CPU's for that model board
I recently bought a ecs motherboard X58-A2 and installed a Intel i7- 920 processor with 6GB of Crucial DDR3 PC-8500 ram. Installed windows 7 and it booted up fine, but it apears to be extremely slow, my dell duo core far surpasses this thing. Now I have been trying to update the BIOS and when I restart to install the update, it takes a good 15-20 minutes to install windows, and then it goes to a black screen with the mouse curser as the only thing on the screen. What is going on..... is this a bad processor, memory, HHD, or MOBO.Can some one please help.
First of all double check that everything is installed correctly, e.g. the heatsink in on properly, RAM modules are pressed in firmly, all the cables are plugged in and have a browse through the motherboard's manual because tbh I've never really heard of ECS.
You could also try booting with another hard drive if you have one, if that's from your old computer then maybe it's dying.
Out of interest did you fresh install a copy of Windows 7 and how did you go about updating the BIOS?
I have just bought one of these:
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP-143-IN (Intel Core 2 Quad Pro Q6600 "LGA775 Kentsfield" 2.40GHz (1066FSB))
Can anyone suggest a good motherboard (and PSU) to go with it. Preferably an Intel board.
Intel D975XBX2KR Motherboard - £145.69 -(Overclockers.co.uk) Great Motherboard, and very powerful.
Colors 600W PSU - £23.99 -(Amazon.co.uk) a brilliant cheap PSU that i love!!!
Recently ive been having trouble with my processor overheating. Today i left it running when i went to work and when i got back the computer had shut down. I have it seet so that if the cpu temp is 70c its shuts down.
When i switched it back on, nothing happened. No sounds, no beeps and nothing on the screen. I checked the little LED diagnostic thing on the mobo and it said that there was a problem with the processor, so i reseated it and still nothing happened. I then tried my old p4, but still nothing happened, so i put the old p4 into the old mobo and now that wont boot.
What has happened? Have the processors died, the motherbord died or both.
I would be greatful for any help as im pulling my hair out over this.
What should I do before I install a new motherboard and processor to an existing Windows Vista Business x64 OS?
I know I should probably uninstall all the drivers, but where do I find these?
I did this not too long ago. All you need to do is get rid of the drivers that correspond with hardware that you wont have anymore. For example, a new motherboard usually means a new onboard sound, so uninstall your sound drivers. They can probably be located in the Control Panel -> Programs window. If not there, go into the Hardware Manager and uninstall/disable whatever you need to. Anything thats motherboard specific should go, although there isnt all that much. There is no software that corresponds to processors. Once all that is done, you can swap the hardware and install the new drivers that came with the new motherboard.
Hope that helped
My husband Processor bad tell is Motherboard How or if to was messing with my computer and now it isn t working He was trying to put it into a new dell xps case It is How to tell if Motherboard or Processor is bad a dell xps with this motherboard http support dell com How to tell if Motherboard or Processor is bad support edocs systems dimxps en sm techov htm and a intel processor When I turn the power on it seems to be running but the power light is amber and none of the lights on the back abcd are on The fans run the hard drive is spinning he tested the video card in his computer and it works the monitor is fine there is a light lit on the motherboard It doesn t have a fan on the processor I have seen that a defective fan is a problem sometimes He put everything back into the old case and it still did the same thing Also tried different RAM My husband who builds his own computers believes that it is the motherboard or the processor Now he wants to buy a new processor first and go from there I would like to find out if there is any way to test these without buying them first I don t know a whole lot about these thing but I figure that there has to be some way to do this Thank you for any help nbsp
Just did a new system build...
It keeps freezing during the windows xp home install right past where you select the partition.
I thought it might be bad RAM, so I tried a stick from my neighbor's pc and had the same problem, tried a different video card, still no luck, even tried different IDE cable... you guessd it no luck.
I figure it must be the board or the chip, I just don't know what to replace... Any ideas?
I am currently looking for a new motherboard and obviously processor.
I don't know what to go for. The thing is that I want to keep it so the motherboard I buy, supports my existing RAM which is : PC2100 266MHZ 2100 DDR RAM MEMORY 266 512 DIMM.
Hopefully someone will recommend me a few.
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 ) !
I all a buddy I know got a new processor and motherboard from a computer store This salesman was saying that this is the top of the line processor and motherboard and new processor motherboard and you can t get any thing better than this he paid over for this processor and motherboard He took it home and assemble it works fine Problem is new processor and motherboard he called me over I look at the paper work on this processor and motherboard and looks like he got robbed for is money Look at the paper work blow it does not look like the top of the line processor and motherboard How old would you say this processor and motherboard is I know not top of the line but how old and how much did he got rubbed Intel Celeron processor GHz system bus -KBL Advanced transfer cache micron process techology MHz FSB up only MoBostar Motherboard ASROCK Motherboard for intel pentium celeron DDR micro ATX FSB MHz USB ports M integrated prosavarage d graphic ATA A GP x Lan str modem audio x DDR SDRAM slots amp x PC SDRAM slots clock generator MHz - MHz memory slots for DDR-Dimm and Dimm PC PC Max GB slots for SDR Dimm and Dimm PC PC Max GB IDE and IDE ATA ultra DMA mode can connect up to IDE devices Audio channels AC Adio Lan speed u Ethernet supports wake-on-lan nbsp
Hi so I did something rely stupid last week you see I vacuumed out my computer so when I plugged it in and turned it on everything powers on correctly but the screen dose not come on or wake up so I assumed it was my graphics card so I popped another Motherboard or Processor? New video card in an ATI Card and it worked so the just to make sure it was the video card I popped the old one back in and it was dead so I replaced it with my working one and now it dose not work so I assumed that somehow fried my working video card New Motherboard or Processor? and that was New Motherboard or Processor? not the end of the world because I wanted a new card anyways so I bought a MB GeForce GT and popped it in and it dose not work so it looks like my other video cards are fine and I eliminated the video card being the problem so then to troubleshoot things further I removed the Hard Drive and the Optical New Motherboard or Processor? Drive from the computer so when I tried powering it on I still had the same problem so then I tried taking out the ram and that did not work so then I tried putting it back in one stick at a time with no success and the last thing I tried was going over all the wiring and making sure it was all seated properly again no success So anyway I have eliminated the Video Card Hard Drive Optical Drive Ram and Wiring so that leaves the Processor and Motherboard so I am wandering witch one it is and just to let you know I have tried another monitor with no success And all the fans start spinning when I power it up and it makes all the little beeps it would normally make BUT IF I HAVE A KEYBOARD OR MOUSE PLUGGED INTO IN THE LIGHTS ON THEM DO NOT COME ON I would think if the motherboard was bad the monitor would still get a signal but I have been wrong before And the thing that creeps me out the most is how after I vacuumed it out I was able to get it running once with the ATI card and the the next time I tried it did not work Here is my setup Asus P W DH Deluxe GB x GB DDR GB HD Philips Optical Drive Q Intel Core Quad Processor Basically I want to know weather a new Motherboard will be a guarantied fix Thanks nbsp
I have a compaq presario, CQ56 115DX Notebook, by HP.
Problem started last week and resurfaced again this monday.
could not get my notebook out sleep mode, the caps lock was blinking once, indicating a cpu problem.
took it in to a tech, who changed the cpu. System was running until 2 days, ago, when again, could not get it out of
sleep. Press the power button, turns the laptop off completely, press again, back to sleep, with caps lock blinking once, indicating cpu issues. Took it back to tech, who now thinks it could be the motherboard.
If that was the case, then HP diagnostics would have the caps lock blinking 5 times, right?
Hello GLENDAGIRL. Welcome to the forum.
Not necessarily. If the problem were in the motherboard's CPU socket that could be mistaken for a CPU error.
CPUs are hardy components. It's hard to kill them and they don't usually go bad. The fact that the CPU was switched and the problem persists would pretty much eliminate it as a suspect.
Have you or the tech checked and reseated the RAM? It is generally a good idea to check everything for loose connections.
Hi, a quick question if I may.
I'm thinking of up grading my motherboard and processor, currently running a Gigabyte G33M-S2 and intel core2 E6750 @ 2.66GHz. 4GB ram Vista home premium SP2.
3 years old now but with the new crop of games recently out and coming soon requiring quad core processors it seems like a upgrade to i5/i7 processor and surrounding bits would be a good move.
Question is can I install my currant OS "Vista" have the disc and key? or with it being OEM will I have to splash out the extra ?100ish for a new OS..
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.Louishttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/349709/new-motherboard-and-processor/
I have a Biostar TA990FXE motherboard, that doesn't like to overclock, and I have a FX-8150 CPU to go with it. I know that if a game isn't very threaded that my processor will look like crap, but should I get a new motherboard to allow me to overclock, or a new processor, maybe a Phenom II x4 965, maybe an x6? I've been having problems in games, specifically Arma 2, with bad lag and low GPU usage. I have a GTX 680 GPU, and my processor is under water cooling. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
As a result of :
my friend is now planning to buy a new mobo and processor. Call it lack of funds but he can afford to spend $150 for both mobo and processor. I'll try to chip-in $50 so we are looking for about $150 to $200. what would be the best options for us.
What kind of memory are you going to be re-using, DDR or DDR2?
Will i notice a difference in performance if i put my socket AM3 Phenom II x3 720 BE processor on a socket AM2+ Gigabyte motherboard?
what are you comparing it to? what do you have your x3 720 in now?
I need help!!!i am having problems getting my operating system to run!when i power it on, atimes,it gets stuck in the press f12 for boot menu or del for setup display..and when i click on f12 of del key, i just get a beeping sound from the motherboard..
sometimes, i get a stretched beeped sound when it powers on, or jumbled digits displayed in the monitor..in all, the OS does not come on..
i only just added a 2nd hard disk and left it hanging for days while trying to get it formatted and OS installed...
can any one tell me what is destroyed or faulty if any...
read : http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic60398.html
I need to replace a motherboard and a processor for my desktop computer. The computer is mostly used for internet use and emails. Maybe some game play.
This is what I had before:
Processor ( [939-pin] AMD® Athlon-64 X2 4200+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology )
Motherboard ( Gigabyte GA-K8NF9 nVidia nForce4 Chipset w/7.1 Sound, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0, IEEE-1394 PCI-E Motherboard )
Let me know what you guys recommend for a good motherboard and processor. Thanks!
Buy a new comp. You are wasting money re-placing that stuff.
My BEST advice.
First time poster so please bear with me if I m not explaining this well I ve recently purchased a new motherboard to replace a motherboard that I thought had gone bad The reason being when attempting to install programs such as World of Warcraft from disk or from downloaded install package it would always error out usually saying that certain files could not be loaded Even times I was able to somehow get through installing my exe files would quickly become corrupted and unusable Thinking it was my RAM I ran the memtest utility which gave me Stride errors I then or Motherboard Processor replaced the RAM and got no more errors installing issues continued Checked the Hard drive reformatting and putting on a fresh XP install which was hell Got it installed and had no problems installing when connecting the hard drive in my spare computer s motherboard Now that I ve replaced the motherboard everytime XP does manage to boot up fine which is getting less and less it says there is new Hardware to install PCI Device Motherboard or Processor Ethernet controller USB I ve run the driver installation that came with the motherboard many times and still get the Motherboard or Processor same thing everytime I load up Windows At this point I m at a loss for what to test next or if it is just my CPU If it helps I did take the processor out and power on the system It came on just fine but of course turned off when it got to the point of booting from the PC Long story short switched motherboards switched RAM reformated and tested hard drive in another PC Still can t install properly Any suggestions nbsp
Corrupted files usually point to a corrupted\failing HDD.
However, there's one thing that wasn't clear from your post: Did you replace the motherboard and then do a clean install of XP or was it the other way around? If you did it before replacing the motherboard, then you'll have to do it again, because while Windows can handle hardware changes like new RAM, a new video card and even a new CPU, a new motherboard is too much for it to handle and the Hardware Abstraction Layer becomes messed up, usually ending in BSODs or other problems.
My computer is unable to start when I press on the power button. When I press on the power button, everything doesn't run except for the processor fan and the power supply fan which only run for 1 second then it stops. It seems like there is no power connected to the system.
Even I have tried a new power supply, it does the same thing. When I look at the motherboard, a green light is on. This is confusing me because if there is no power connection, the green light on the motherboard can't be on. But if there is connection, then why system doesn't run.
I am suspecting either the processor or the motherboad has gone. But I am not sure at all. Your helps is highly appreciate. Thanks you so much.
Gateway 500SE Desktop PC
Window XP Pro
I am looking to buy a new motherboard and processor. I've been doing some pricing on the internet at different sites, but the problem is I am having trouble figuring out how good the equipment is because I don't know what all the numbers and abbreviations mean. Could someone give me some help on this as well as what I should be looking for when buying the motherboard and processor?
It looks like I m being bottle necked in the end after being told this will not Motherboard + New Processor? happen is quite frustrating Current specs GPU XFX DD Radeon HD CPU AMD Phenom II x New Motherboard + Processor? ghz RAM x GB DDR Corsair Dominator OS Win bit MB Gigabyte GA-MA T-UD P REV I can t overclock this due to me not sorting the heat problem out at the moment but I still think I ll get bottle necked I m pretty annoyed with this because I was told that I wouldn t be bottlenecked I want to know what a suitable Motherboard and Processor will be to get the most out of my graphics card but the price not to be too high I will also be getting another x or I could change to a x instead If I get a new motherboard and processor will I still be able to use the same windows system because that will also be really annoying as I recently paid for it thanks nbsp
What kind of HDD do you have?
How do i tell what kind of processor i can use on my motherboard? Am i right in saysing that you can only use certain processors on the certain motherboards? If so where could i find a program or site that will tell me what processors my motherboard could support?
The manufacturer's site will tell you. Sometimes they also have a BIOS update that expands the types of processors that are supported, too.
These will give you detailed information on your machine:
System Information for Windows (SIW)
Mitec System Information
let me start off by saying that this is an issue brought on Right after i messed with overclocking settings in my bios i set my HT multiplier from auto to x it ran at which i noticed is below the usual specs i set my HT multiplier from x to motherboard Did and processor die? my x this made it Did my processor and motherboard die? run at default specs i made a foolish leap and changed it to x i had no real understanding of what i was doing just trying to maximize Did my processor and motherboard die? THIS IS WHERE PROBLEMS HAPPEND the computer Did my processor and motherboard die? rebooted after the last saved settings but there was no boot screen everything stayed black for several minutes no keyboard lights would come on if pressed here are the main specs motherboard MSI K A CF-F V processor AMD Phenom Agena GHz ram G SKILL GB x GB -Pin DDR power supply w ive done alot of trouble shooting so far so before you think of any ideas let me tell you exactly what ive tried -left the battery out and the jumper posts on CLEAR overnight with power cables unplugged -done the same process and powered the computer on for a few minutes -pulled ram out and powered on there were no beeps nothing changed -pulled processor out and powered on no beeds nothing changed -tried putting my brothers AM dual core into my motherboard nothing changed -tried putting my quad AM quad core into his motherboard didnt boot no beeps -ran my powersupply in different machines everything worked fine as a conclusion when i run my computer like i usually would my monitors dont pick up any signal immediately after i press the power button all my keyboard lights flash once and never come on again all fans run all hard drives power on my dvdr burner drive runs lights on the PC come on did my processor destroy my motherboard and in the process kill itself it seems pretty blunt to me but im just checking to see if there is something i may not know or have overlooked nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/did-my-processor-and-motherboard-die.867508/
Hi all I have built about computers for friends and family I have just built one that has all the correct leads going to the correct places however - when I have put Vista or Processor? Motherboard on this system I bought everything from the shop today case motherboard h drive i mean everything MSI motherboard gb H Drive AMD dual core processor problem is - it loads up correctly I can use Vista for about Motherboard or Processor? mins it crashes like loads of mini pics of the last screen it happens most when i go to use the internet I have wiped the pc again and it doesnt crash I have used my memory that is the same as the new stuff and it works with both sets of memory I have changed all the leads gone back to basics and it still does it I have even changed the thermal compound on the processor and it still crashes the temp before it crashes it Degrees so i am thinking its the processor or the motherboard Please can someone advise me how to test these or can anyone tell me the problem Thanks Rick nbsp
Try installing a linux distro from a free download and test with linux to see if its just a windows driver issue ,or infact a hardware issue,as for Vista bin it and try Win7.
Hi every one im newbie here i got a question for you guys if you could help me please
Ok i got a gigabyte GA-M51GM-S2G here is the link:http://www.gigabyte.bz/Products/Motherboard/Products_Overview.aspx?ProductID=2281 ... Could you take a look at it and tell me if my board will support this processor please: AMD ATHLON 64 7750 X2 PROCESSOR, BLACK EDITION, AM2, could you get back to me soon as possible thanks for everithing.
My system sometimes does not boot up. I power it up but, nothing happens. What could it be? The power just shuts off.
It could be a power problem or a lot of other things. Can you give us more detail on what happens. I would think the first thing to do would be to check the power cord and make sure it is plugged in good. Then I would see if any of the lights are lighting up.
I have a Study Guide with questions in Microsoft Works Word Processor and I wanted to fill in the answers in a different font and color. But every time I click the question I want to answer, it automatically changes to the font and color of the question. So I have to type the answers and then highlight it and change the font and color manually. I have a ton of questions to answer and it is getting to be really time consuming to have to go back and change them all manually. Is there a way to set the font and color to be locked and never change even if I click a word or line that has a different font and color?
Just like Word, each area can have its own font and other settings.
You are going to have to put up with this, as the author did not set up the study guide to be used in this manner.
Could anyone show me the steps of changing cpu processor in Acer Aspire 5750-6493?
Hello,I recently acquired a z600 with a quad core Intel Xeon E550 and I would like to know if it is possible/desirable to put my old z400 two quad core Intel Xeon W3550.I checked and both use socket b type soo I'd assume I should have a problem but as hardware is outside of my knowledge base I wanted to ask =)Thank you in advance
Hi, The z600 series of workstations support Intel Xeon Processor X5570 QC 2.93 GHz, 95W, 8M cache, 6.40GT/s QPI, DDR3 1333 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor X5560 QC 2.80 GHz, 95W, 8M cache, 6.40GT/s QPI, DDR3 1333 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor X5550 QC 2.66 GHz, 95W, 8M cache, 6.40GT/s QPI, DDR3 1333 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5540 QC 2.53 GHz, 80W, 8M cache, 5.86GT/s QPI, DDR3 1066 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5530 QC 2.40 GHz, 80W, 8M cache, 5.86GT/s QPI, DDR3 1066 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5520 QC 2.26 GHz, 80W, 8M cache, 5.86GT/s QPI, DDR3 1066 MHz, HT, TurboIntel Xeon Processor E5506 QC 2.13 GHz, 80W, 4M cache, 4.80GT/s QPI, DDR3 800 MHzIntel Xeon Processor E5504 QC 2.00 GHz, 80W, 4M cache, 4.80GT/s QPI, DDR3 800 MHzLooks like they support CPU's with 80W to 95W. The Intel Xeon W3550 has TDP 130W . http://ark.intel.com/products/39720/Intel-Xeon-Processor-W3550-8M-Cache-3_06-GHz-4_80-GTs-Intel-QPI I don't think this is going to work. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/Changing-my-z600-processor-to-my-z400-processors-CPU-upgrade/td-p/5854559
Just recently bought and installed a new processor AMD Athlon X2 64 6000+ AM2 and flashed bios because my motherboard had difficulties to recognize the processor. After this im getting bluescreen with IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL constantly after comp has been running for a while. So go to the store and buy a new motherboard or? I have also tried to flash several versions of bios but that only made things worse.
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ AM2
ABIT KN9 ULTRA
Corsair DDR2 800mhz
ATI RADEON 4850
Vista Business 32bit
Dumb question but did you set your BIOS to Default and clear CMOS after switching the CPU? I asked this because I went from an E6300 to an E7200 and didn't noticed anything wrong until a couple of weeks later and someone suggested I do that.http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/205323-processor-motherboard-issues.html
Guys i recently put a post up of what my current motherboard and processor is, and frankly sorry for the english but its shit, lol, i have around ?180 to buy a decent gaming combo, and i aint that familiar with computing sites etc, was wondering if anybody would help me with a decent combo just mainly used for gaming?. Also i have had a look on newegg.com but this is going to sound real stupid but buying parts from america, will they work with my stuff that ive bought in the uk!?. lol i was looking at this, is this any good?! Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!
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 ?http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/275679-motherboard-processor-combo.html
I am going to buy a new mobo, processor and RAM.
My current ones are the following:
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-73PVM-S2H
Processor: Core 2 Duo E5300 @2.6Ghz
RAM: DDR2 800Mhz.
I will be upgrading to the following:
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-870A-USB3 AM3+
Processor: AMD FX-4 4100 Quad Core @ 3.6GHz
RAM: DDR3 1600MHz.
I will be keeping the same hard drive, case, PSU and GPU. Is there anything i should take into consideration when replacing the mobo, processor and RAM such as drivers having to uninstalled etc.?
thanks for your time
I am wondering. What should I look for new drivers for. So far I have only found that I should look for my graphics card, My sound card, My PCI card. That is it. Do I look for driver up dates for my processor. If so where is the one for mine exactly. I tried to find it on the AMD site. But I could not find it any where. It is a AMD Athlon(tm) X4 630 Processor. Could someone please give me the exact link if so. Also what else should I be looking for driver updates for. I have gone into my device drivers and tried doing them all in there by Google them. But I can not quite figure it out completely.
As an easy step you could try to update them in Device management (in Properties of the device). There is one for your board, but not for the CPU.http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/130848-driver-my-processor-motherboard.html
I had chosen i3-2020 3.30 GHZ Processor, But i am not sure in Motherboard.
Kindly suggest , which brand i can choose intel or ASUS ?
my budget 12000/- set of processor and motherboard.
Kindly note mother should need HDMI out. if you suggest ASUS the grapich should be ATI RADEON
PLEASE SUGGEST BRAND AND MODEL NO.
THANKS in advance,
I built my core i3 box on an Intel mobo, and my buddy at work used that same CPU that you are discussing and he did the Intel board as well. I like Intel boards as they tend to be rock solid in terms of stability.http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/237112-brand-motherboard-best-i3-processor.html
Will this processor work with this motherboard?
Intel desktop board D915PBLL
Pentium D E5200
Thanks in advance for your help
Official table of supported processors for the Intel D915PBLL is here: http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d915pbl/sb/CS-026952.htm
Hi I am very new to this kind of thing and my pc skills are limited here goes i took my sons pc to a computer fair yesterday Need Reinstall New Xp? Motherboard To Processor And for new graphics card as it was playing up As it had old motherboard etc i was told upgrading with new motherboard and processor would be necessary as it was on its New Motherboard And Processor Need To Reinstall Xp? way out we did this and also had a new case with him using what bits he could from old pc and when he finally put them in he told me i d need to reinstall windows and then the driver disc for motherboard i have tried to do it this morning setting pc to boot from cd drive as primary and hdd as secondary When i restart it wont boot up from disc jus makes sounds as tho the drive is workingetc if i dont select anything it will reboot and the message says cannot load windows missing dll for kernel or something like that I have called the guy who did it but he wants me to pay him as he says that as he had to remove hdd from old case to new one i need to reformat the drive and to select first boot as cd and second as hdd i have done this but i get a blank screen with flashing cursor and cannot enter anything and xp cd still does not boot up is it me am i doing something wrong as i cannot get the xp disc to load automatically or has he done New Motherboard And Processor Need To Reinstall Xp? something wrong with installing new bits its my sons pc and he breaks up for xmas today and he will do my head in if i cant get it to work as hes an avid wow player hope i New Motherboard And Processor Need To Reinstall Xp? made sense if i missed any details let me know thanks in advance
The easiest test here would be to download a bootable CD of some sort on another PC - and then try it in the CD drive on this PC. That will tell you if it's the CD or the drive itself.Here's a link to a free memory tester that can be burnt to a CD and will boot from itself: http://www.memtest86.com/Then, here's a free tool to burn the ISO file to the CD: http://www.silentnight2004.com/microburner.htmlYou'll have to select the ISO CD/DVD option to burn the CD - otherwise it won't be bootable.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/75711/new-motherboard-and-processor-need-to-reinstall-xp/
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.
What is the make and model of the motherboard?http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/249021-motherboard-processor-defunct.html
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?
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.
Ok. I have a ABIT BX6r2 motherboard with a bus speed of 100mhz. I had a P2 266 and worked fine. I resently bought a P3 667mhz with a bus speed of 133. I thought that since my motherboard was slower that the processor would simply slow down to the speed of the motherboard. But i guess that i am wrong. My Computer is now running a 333, and on the bois it is set to 266 still. The computer will not run slower than 333 (thankfully). I have tryed seting the bios to "user define" and I but the multiplier factor to 6.5 (ps i have tryed other factors as well). And it will start up as 667, but when i restart it will always go back to 333. What do i do? Do i simply need a fast motherboard?
I would like to buy a faster processor but motherboard only supports a 1066 FSB. Intel's compatibly page only seems to list discontinued processor models. The E7500 seems to be fastest processor currently available with a 1066 FSB. How does it compare with older Q6700?
Please let me know if there are any other compatible processors I should consider.
Core Duo E6600 (2.4)
I think 65nm technology is as far as you can go with the 965 chipset, but I'm not certain.
This I do know, the E7500 is 45nm, and essentially a brand new release. Only boards bought within the last 6 months are likely compatible with it without a BIOS update.
http://processormatch.intel.com/CompDB/SearchResult.aspx?Boardname=dp965lt I saw the same compatibility page for your board that you did, and it looks like you're out of luck. The newest CPUs that will work are the E21XX Pentium Dual Cores, and they're not as good as what you have.
Other board manufacturers may have offered BIOS updates for CPU compatibility with this chipset beyond that of Intel, but that's sort of a moot point.
It's just a thought, but those Conroe C2Ds are notoriously good for overclocking, You might reverse your thinking and replace the board, not the CPU. I'm pretty sure that most P45 chipset boards are backwards compatible with your CPU. If your were to buy a Gigabyte or other non Intel board, the BIOS wouldn't be locked, and you could overclock the E6600.
Then, even if you blew it up, you could always run a 45nm CPU in the later board.
I'm the voice of absolutely no experience, but I think that 3.0 GHz should be easily doable with your processor. (Or so I've heard)
This is the CPU support list for a Gigabyte GA-EP45C-UD3R ; http://www.gigabyte.us/Support/Motherboard/CPUSupport_Model.aspx?ProductID=2954&ver=#anchor_os You CPU is listed. This board is a very popular model. Other Gigabyte P45 boards should support the same CPUs. The P45 is essentially the successor to the P965 chipset, hence the reason why I'm suggesting it, Your DDR2 would plug right in. Newegg has this in stock; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...4 1070509908 107172615&name=Intel P43/P45/P55, for 90 bucks. (Some P45 boards take DDR3, you gotta watch).
Hey there, I've recently gotten more and more into gaming, and as it gets more serious the demands for less lag has gotten to be more!
So here's the eMachine. I got it from a friend and he put a huge video card, a new power supply, and lots of RAM into it.
Anyway here's the link: http://www.e4me.com/products/products.html?prod=T3642
and here's the CPU I want to put inside of it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103210
I know the sockets match and everything, but I read something about how my motherboard has to support Dual-Core Processors
(Btw here is my current processor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103868 )
Bump, I'd really like some insight here =/
I thought it was time to sort out my old computer and start getting it updated Went out and bought a new motherboard and processor from Maplins AMD QUAD CORE Phenom X Motherboard Bundle GB DDR MHz Memory After getting it processor, now is motherboard and all. nothing working New at home it occoured to New motherboard and processor, now nothing is working at all. me there was only IDE port and SATA I have devices that are IDE New motherboard and processor, now nothing is working at all. so decided to get an adaptor from Maplins http www maplin co uk Module aspx ModuleNo With HDD I purchased of them Now here is the thing I can New motherboard and processor, now nothing is working at all. get the IDE devices to show up on the BIOS but not the SATA devices Remember I can not even get to load windows at this stage because the HDD with windows on it is now on SATA I have looked in the BIOS and SATA is enabled I have an external HDD which is SATA and fitted that and it found it so I know it is set for SATA At this point I am about ready to throw it all out the window Spent over and nothing wants to work If anyone can help me please I have nothing left to break apart from that computer nbsp
Greetings Didn t know which category to post this in Couldn t find the answer in my search I would like to install a new motherboard processor to upgrade my P-II system I have a number of programs on the hard drive that I don t want to lose during the upgrade downloaded no CD s Is there a way to save all my settings email addresses internet favorites desktop setting while replacing the motherboard bundle What I would like to do is uninstall the old motherboard processor install the new bundle have windows detect the new hardware install the new drivers and be back to the quot same system quot as before except a faster processor better video and sound I found a post that talked about deleting the quot Enum key quot under HKEY LOCAL MACHINE Will this work or does anyone have any suggestions The same post also mentions that the quot VMM quot file will not be rebuilt Is this a concern Thanks nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-processor-replacement.218197/
I just bought a dual processor mother board but when i went to plug the power in to it both power plugs into the motherboard from the power supply are 4 prongs short. Is there an adapter for this or what should I do?
What have you upgraded to CPU and motherboard wise?? You should get at least a 500W PSU for a dualie.
I am going to replace my present MB with a new Gigabyte GA-7ZXE. It has the same chipset as my present board..I will use my memory and drives whicch are compatable with the new board. Will I have to reformat and reload Win98se or will I be able to just "plug in" everything and go?
PS; this is not the signatue of machine in question.
I am currently working on upgrading my computer and have been doing a bit of research on motherboards and processors
I have learned that motherboards can only support some processors even if unsupported ones have the same socket
So I have found a new processor that might be compatible with my motherboard but I want you lot to tell me if you think It will work or not
Here's the specs that you may need to know
My motherboard: (PTGD1-LA (Puffer) Motherboard Specifications, PTGD1-LA (Puffer) HP Pavilion t775.uk Desktop PC | HP? Support
My Current Processor: (Intel Pentium 4 530) ARK | Intel? Pentium? 4 Processor 530/530J supporting HT Technology (1M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
The New Processor: (Intel Pentium 4 662)
ARK | Intel? Pentium? 4 Processor 662 supporting HT Technology (2M Cache, 3.60 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
The current processor I use is 32 bit as the new processor is 64 bit. Will this still work on the motherboard
I don't believe that CPU will work, but let me do some checking for you...http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/18405-will-processor-work-my-motherboard.html
Hi I want to upgrade my cpu and my motherboard. I will go with the i5-3570k and maybe the GIGABYTE GA-Z77-D3H. I'm not planning to need SLI/Crossfire and I won't do any extreme overclocking. I have 1 ssd + 2 HD and I will probably add 1-2 hd in some times. I'm also going to buy a 660 ti and change my psu in a 2-3 months.
$356.98 + $8.54 + $18.28 = total: $383.80
This is the less expensive that I have found. So if you think that I could do a better deal please share it with me. I'm from canada so I can't buy on US site.
Thanks and sorry for my poor english
These choices look good...
I have a
Foxconn 661FX7MJ Motherboard
1gb PC3200 memory
Saphire X1650 pro graphics
Intel socket 775 2.8 processor
PC was working fine yesterday but will not boot now. A blank screen.
Have stripped down to MB, processor, memory, and on board graphics.
Have disconnected the DVD and tried a working HDD.
Have checked memory in a spare computer by swapping the chips.
So it's not memory, HDD, graphics.
It can only me a failty processor or motherboard.
Any idea how I can test which one? I don't have a compatible PC available to try them in.
Have stripped down to MB, processor, memory, and on board graphics.Click to expand...
There is no way to tell if a bad mobo or processor is fault without swapping it out.
Have a meter to check PSU? Can you use spare system PSU to check?
If PSU proves good and mem is good along with graphics/internal or external,
then mobo/processor are suspect.
A shop will be able to bench test the mobo and processor.
Hey guys, im currently in the middle of looking for a decent motherboard and processor bundle ideally for gaming, with about ?230 to spend..Would anybody be able to help me..ive searched amazon.co.uk a few times and found a few things but i aint too sure which would be good for gaming..
*ADMI* AMD Trinity A10 5800K 3.8Ghz - ASRock FM2A75 PRO4 Motherboard - 16GB DDR3 Memory Bundle ***PRE-ASSEMBLED & TESTED by ADMI***: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
AMD Bulldozer FX-4170 Quad Core 4.2GHz - Asus M5A78L-M USB3 HDMI Motherboard - 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 Memory Bundle: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
Or if anybody else could post a link to a decent one for under ?230 id be muchly appreciated!
What are you doing for a graphics card?
I'm unfamiliar with the capabilities of the graphics of the A10-5800k, but I doubt that they're great for gaming.
Hey guys Ok so currently i have a quot MSI H M-E MS- quot Motherboard and a quot Intel CORE i socket LGA quot Processor Motherboard link MSI Global - The best gaming gears maker in the world Processor link ARK Intel amp Core Now i wanted to ask you guys if i should maybe upgrade to this one since i can t upgrade my RAM to GB on my current Motherboard seems Motherboard and question Processor as my Motherboard is to old and wont support a BIOS upgrade that i need to be Motherboard and Processor question able to run GB RAM Eventually i could run Gb RAM but only on MHz tried MHz and that wont run In my country a GB RAM MHz is very very hard to find The one i wanted to get This one would be for free because i am selling my old graphic card and it would be a exchange for it Motherboard link GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM - GA-MA VM-S rev Processor link AMD Athlon X Brisbane Dual-Core GHz Socket AM W ADO IAA DO Processor - Newegg com Thanks
That board and CPU you are looking at would be a major downgrade from what you currently have.
As far as the 1600 MHz RAM not working, just run it 1333 MHz as that is the max your CPU supports.
I am thinkin of buying http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/INTEL-D41...aptopMotherboards_CPUs_CA&hash=item35c160f826
and I need to know if it will support my processor which is a core 2 duo E6550 and my G card which is a NVIDIA GT220 (old I know but does its job for what I need) and DDR 2 ram cards.
The board seems to be a P4 board. - Intel® Desktop Board - DQ963GS
However there does seem to be support for Core2 processros with BIOS updates. - Found 36 Compatible Processor(s) for Board "DQ965GF"
I have an eight year old pc and when I watch certain videos online, the motion is not fluid at all. I was told that a new video card probably wouldn't help, but a new processor probably would and I should be able to get one fairly cheap.
Motherboard: MicroStar MS-6330
Processor: AMD Athlon Thunderbird Socket A (462) 951 MHz
I guess this would work?:
Do I have to buy a new fan and heat sink?
To remove the old one, I just remove the fan and pull it straight out?
Hello all I have an AMD Phenom II X Processor on an Asus board gt Gig Ram Windows Bit This thing is starting to act very creepy About a year ago it ate a RAM chip A little after that I replaced the power supply About nine months ago a hard drive died Processor Dorked? Is My Motherboard or Replaced that This week another RAM chip got eaten I also tested the drives with the Seagate Windows version One drive showed a problem on one pass A second drive the one that was replaced a year ago showed a problem on another pass Sometimes I run the drive tests show Is My Motherboard or Processor Dorked? up good but sometimes not The DOS version of Seagate didn't show any problems on any drives ever for some unknown reason Anyway I am wondering whether I should junk this whole system A piece here and a piece there and it really starts to add up Gregrocker said that my drive structure was weird and that I should reinstall everything I was about to do that when I ran all the tests I just described and started wondering whether maybe I should junk the whole system So how to know when it is time to put it out of its misery How do you know when the thing has finally given up the ghost Thanks in advance Michael
Posted the partitions.http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/334979-my-motherboard-processor-dorked.html
I am going to buy a new motherboard, CPU and memory. I currently have an Asus A7N8X Deluxe board and have been pretty happy with it although it is very touchy about memory. I am leaning toward another Asus board or Gigabyte. I am also open to suggestions on other boards. I am not a hardware expert. I want a stable, fast board. I also would like a duo core or quad core processor. I would like recommendations on the type of board to get and the type of processor. I currently have an AMD but thinking of switching to intel. This is not a gaming computer. I use it for photo and video work, internet and Office, graphic applications.
I don't want to spend more than 400 total on the board, memory and cpu. I want quality and dependability. Thank you.
Hello My system information again Processor Processor Intel Celeron D MHz CPU Clock MHz x Mhz QDR Level Cache kB k uOp data instr Level Cache kB Motherboard System Name ECS T -M Motherboard Vendor Intel Corporation Board Model ECS Is my this?Help! or processor motherboard causing T -M BIOS Version AMI BIOS for Intel Chipset Name SiS Chipset Vendor Is my motherboard or processor causing this?Help! Silicon Integrated Systems SiS Chpset CPU to PCI Bridge Southbridge Vendor Silicon Integrated Systems SiS Southbridge PCI to ISA Bridge DMI SMBIOS Version Memory Memory Size kB MB System Memory MB Memory Module MB Memory Module MB Storage Floppy Is my motherboard or processor causing this?Help! Drive Floppy MB quot HDD Model ST AS HDD Size MB GB CD DVD Model Compaq DVD-ROM DVD- CD-DVD Speed x Video Monitor Vendor BenQ Monitor Model BenQ T BNQ Video Chip Vendor ATI Technologies Inc Video Chip RV RADEON HD Video Memory Size MB Sound Sound Chip Vendor Silicon Integrated Systems SiS Sound Chip SiS Audio Codec Operating System Operating System MS Windows Ultimate Windows Folder C Windows Modem Modem Vendor Conexant Systems Modem Model HSF k HSFi Churchill Data Fax Modem Network Interface Description Dial-up Connection Adapter Vendor Silicon Integrated Systems SiS Adapter Name SiS Etherner Adapter Ports LPT Ports LPT h COM Ports COM F h Do you have any ideas why it takes so long on quot Resuming Windows quot Screen from turning it on from Hibernation in Windows It only happens when i put a MB Graphics card But it was quickly when the original MB SiS graphics card was inserted Any help would be appreciated Thanks
Do you have the latest ATi Catalyst drivers?http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/101845-my-motherboard-processor-causing-help.html
I am looking to upgrade my Current motherboard (ECS-RC410M) and Processor (Pentium 4 5xx) in order to make my computer faster but mainly to be able to use high performance graphic cards. Can you guys help me get parts to make this possible for under $400? also replace my current PSU hipro 300w with a OC-Z Fatality 550w psu. I was looking to put in the HIS HD RADEON 6770 but someone told me that my current computer would bottleneck the card.
also i would like to keep using my seagate baracuda 7200.8 300 gb hd , and hp pavillion a1324n case, and two optical drive (one dvd, and cd).
Upgrading your CPU is definitely a must.
Is the $400 only for the motherboard, CPU, and power supply?
AMD Athlon 1.4Ghz on XP
512MB DDR RAM
ATI Radeon 9800pro
I'm looking to install an AMD Athlon 3000XP with an ABIT KV7. I have absolutely no idea about what this will do to my system, but I know how to physically repalce the hardware. The question is, will I lose windows XP? My comp came with ME and I upgraded to XP so I only have the upgrade CD. Also, should I just replace the motherboard first, and then the processor, or both at the same time?
The real reason I am performing this upgrade is that I need a faster processor, and I heard that you need a new motherboard to repalce a processor.
Basically I am just looking for advice on what to do, Im sure you guys will be able to accomodate me!
Thanks in advance.
Ok, so my motherboard has both 45CM and 45GM on it. (foxconn) (old i know.)
So my question is, will a Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz (Retail 775) (http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...uo+E8400+3.0GHz+(Retail+775)+?productId=30243) run on it?
also, got these off some bar codes on my mobo: uyqb72402334pc45cma and 02010bg00004-g (might be able to help me find something on it?)
Thanks for any help in advance (i havent made any sense have i... )
edit: + if you do find anything on my mobo, any ideas on any BIOS updates? foxconn confuses me ):
Bear with me here this might be a kind ve long drawn out explanation of my experience but it might be useful or interesting to some people I had a computer I felt could use a few upgrades AMD ghz proc and my brother had a PC he was discarding with a slightly better processor AMD athlon ghz as well as a nicer graphics card I also managed to get a sweet new flat screen monitor out of this deal anyway what I wasn t aware of is that for some reason his computer would only run with ONE stick of ram Ofcourse my current PC mobo didn t have only ram motherboard? allows of 1 stick Processor regardless of any qualms about filling its four slots with RAM Anyhow while trying to get his to run correctly we tried different combinations of ram in all the four slots and it was tedious and unrewarding In addition to that it was booting strange We figured it Processor only allows 1 stick of ram regardless of motherboard? was a motherboard problem So we ended up transferring the graphics card and eventually the better processor to MY computer s motherboard The graphics card worked fine A couple days passed and we decided to put in the processor The processor went in and we thought we d somehow managed to screw something up because the PC would not boot The Mobo gave us error codes C C C We re-examined to see if there was any physical destruction we might ve caused when removing the old processor and putting in the new one but we found none and then re-applied the processor We got the same thing then my brother remembered that taking out some of the chips of ram got his computer to run We tried doing that and Processor only allows 1 stick of ram regardless of motherboard? suddenly the computer would boot So it seems as though the processor itself is the thing that conflicts with the multiple sticks of memory It had little or nothing to do with my motherboard or my brother s old motherboard Is this a common thing with this particular kind of Processor Did this processor just somehow fail in that regard Does this happen with other ones Or does what I m Processor only allows 1 stick of ram regardless of motherboard? saying sound like completely alien BS I m really not great with hardware and my brother did most of the work but he was quite mystified I just wanna know if others have had similar problems We re planning on putting the old ghz processor back in when we get some more thermal paste gigs of RAM hurts By the way my mobo is an EVGA and my brothers is an SLI nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/processor-only-allows-1-stick-of-ram-regardless-of-motherboard.103384/
So i got this pc today from a guy at work. I was going to replace his power supply for him but first he took it to best buy to have them check and see what the deal was and if he still had a warranty. Well warranty was up and it is the board that is fried..So he wanted me to check on finding him a replacement. Well today he decided to just not mess with it so he gave it to me.
Here is the problem. I'm pretty experienced with replacing hardware but i have never messed with a MB and i'm not sure what to look for. It's an ET1831-05
ntel® Celeron® Processor 450
(2.20GHz, 512KB cache, 800MHz FSB)
any help is greatly appreciated
So, you thought it was the PSU and now your told it is the motherboard, are you sure? Who made the diagnosis. What are the symptons, does it power up, any fans running, any beep codes, etc.
Does anyone know what the maximum supported processor I can get for the Chaintech 7VJL Apogee motherboard is?
If not does anyone know where I can find out?
It doesn't tell me on the Chaintech website or in the user manual, and none of the BIOS updates give a clue as to what new processors may be supported if you apply them.
I read one review which in the specs said the max processor was an XP 2000+, but I also saw on a forum someone was using an XP 2800+.
Where could I find out what the max supported processor is because the Chaintech website is useless!
From what I can tell, any Socket A CPU is supported. You just need the right FSB setting
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.
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.
First post here - looks like a very interesting forum.
I've recently upgraded (at home) to an ASUS P5P800 motherboard along with a P4 3.0Ghz processor. Managed to fit it all together OK. I have noticed, though that the processor fan does become very noisy after the PC has been on for a few hours. It actually sounded as though the washing machine had moved into the study! I've checked that the fan is properly fixed etc and all seems to be OK. I appreciate that as the processor heats up the fan will increase in speed to compensate, but I don't think it should be that loud!
Any thoughts would be gratefully appreciated.
what brand of fan do you have? some fans are just louder than others. try searching about how much dB's (decibels) your fan gives and if it is more than 30 it's loud. i hope this helps you.
I have a Pentium III processor rated at 1.1 gig and a motherboard that supports up to 800 megahertz for the P III . Are they compatable? Rick
hi...im getting a motherboard off ebay..
what types of processor that is good for that...
can a Sempron 2300+ Socket 462 256KB L2 cache compatible on this??
i have an intel pe dfi infinity motherboard with a ghz processor celeron d and mb memory but at the side of the memory modules there is this little l e d called the dimm standby power l e d and under it says that if the dimm standby power led is lighted you must power off the system then turn off the power supplys switch or unplug the power cord prior to installing any memory modules the thing is i have done this and the light is still on so what could be the motherboard/processor/ram new problems problem with this my ram new motherboard/processor/ram problems is mb ddr mhz also when i turn the computer on it starts up but then says cpu settings have bieng changed please re enter the cpu settings in the cmos but i cant find that in cmos and then it goes on to this other screen if i just press f to continue the screen is about raid and i got a floppy disk saying silicon raid on it but i understand this is only for sata drives but mine are ide it then comes up with this screen saying varifying dmi pool data but a little before that it says about drives not found and then a screen comes up saying sorry for the inconvinience blaa blaa blaa and it says start windows normaly or in last good configuration or safemode but i press one and the computer just turns off or restarts and then eventualy comes up with the same screen and it starts all over again i dont know how i am going to get this mobo and ram and well computer to work but i am hoping all you at tsg will be able to help me nbsp
I am building my first computer. I know what hard drive, DVD drive, CD/RW drive, case, memory,and floppy I want to use.
My question is:
Is the Intel Desktop Board D865GBF compatible with the Intel Pentium 4 Processor 2.4A GHz 533MHz? What all do I need to check for compatibility?