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Need help with finding a new motherboard

Q: Need help with finding a new motherboard

I dont know a lot about the insides of the computer just the basics I bought myself a gtx graphics card and installed it in my very old gaming computer and it takes a while to start up for new a motherboard finding help with Need example I need to prime it like a lawn mower before it will load up on my monitor at first I thought it wasnt getting enough power so I bought a decent Need help with finding a new motherboard power supply but that didnt fix it so on a different post someone mentioned I Need help with finding a new motherboard may need a higher end motherboard anyways after all that being said I would like to buy a new motherboard but dont care much for upgrading my processor as of yet but I dont know what motherboards both my graphics card and processor will work in I have geforce gtx superclocked which I believe is this one gt http www newegg ca Product Product aspx Item N E and all I know about my processor is it is a intel i - which I believe is this one gt http ark intel com products the motherboard I have now is this one gt http www newegg ca Product Product aspx Item N E and as you can say even that is discontinued haha so with all this information I would greatly appreciate if someone could find me a motherboard compatible preferably from newegg ca or any other known computer sites within canada my personal budget for a motherboard is between - thanks nbsp

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A: Need help with finding a new motherboard

I dont know a lot about the insides of the computer, just the basics, I bought myself a gtx 660 graphics card and installed it in my very old gaming computer and it takes a while to start up (for example I need to prime it like a lawn mower before it will load up on my monitor) at first I thought it wasnt getting enough power so I bought a decent power supply, but that didnt fix it, so on a different post someone mentioned I may need a higher end motherboard.

anyways after all that being said I would like to buy a new motherboard but dont care much for upgrading my processor as of yet but I dont know what motherboards both my graphics card and processor will work in.

I have:
geforce gtx 660 superclocked which I believe is this one >

and all I know about my processor is it is a intel i3-550 which I believe is this one >

the motherboard I have now is this one >

and as you can say even that is discontinued haha, so with all this information I would greatly appreciate if someone could find me a motherboard compatible, preferably from or any other known computer sites within canada

my personal budget for a motherboard is between $70-180

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A:Really could use some help with finding the right ram for this motherboard

If what you have is 256MB PC2100, and that works you can just get the two 512 MB PC2100. Brand doesnt make a difference, in compatibility.

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A:Help finding motherboard!

Compaq buys OEM boards that generally are not sold to the general public, in this case a MSI Microstar MS-6577 (a search on their website says no such number).

If you have to have the exact same board, Compaq is your best bet. If it doesn't have to ve the exact same board, find abother that supports the other hardware. If not the same exact board, you will likely have to reinstall XP Pro though.
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A:Help finding a motherboard

Take the measurements of the current board and look for one with the same size.
The P4XMS from Elitegroup (or ECS) is of the MicroATX format.
Any other MicroATX mobo will fit.
Check that your current CPU and graphics card are suited for the new mobo.
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A:Help finding a motherboard

I think the features you'll struggle to find are the midboard USB 3.0 header and the second PCIe x16 slot. I've just been through the three Micro-ATX boards ASUS offer and they're the two missing features on all of them. I'll keep looking though.
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Thanx for the reply. It is hard to get that specific motherboard. I have tried eBay and someone did have that exact sameone but I was outbid at the last second. That sucked. But I do have a motherboard in mind. It's a ASRock P4i65G. it has a 478 socket which I need and it seems like the 478 sockets are hard to find.
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A:Help choosing/finding motherboard

I can't get your link to HP to work, but on a proprietary motherboard your best bet is to search for an identical replacement board.
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Yes, it will work. I wouldn't buy off Ebay though.
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According to this page (, that board is using an a Via MVP3 chipset. With that much info, it's gonna be hard to find the brand though.

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ok well my current pc ive got a 1 gig pc ddr 3200 wintec ram stick im looking for another one on the net but cant find it the only ones im finding is the ampo version and thats for amd mobos please help.

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ok well my current pc ive got a 1 gig pc ddr 3200 wintec ram stick im looking for another one on the net but cant find it the only ones im finding is the ampo version and thats for amd mobos please help.Click to expand...

WINTEC 256MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) System Memory Retail

* Model #: 35135588-P
* Item #: N82E16820161614

All I could find...hope it's right
How is the AMPO made only for AMD?
Are you running DDR2?

You may need to contact them directly
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If you own a computer no matter the model or brand, and the police or FBI come and arrest you and go and check out your computer and all of it's files, content, etc. Can they manage to find everything thats ever been on it? Even files, folders, audio, video, etc. that you have deleted, and had your computer restored, erased, etc. Can they still find out all that information no matter what you do to your computer?

A:Finding Out About Everything?

Originally Posted by napy666

If you own a computer no matter the model or brand, and the police or FBI come and arrest you and go and check out your computer and all of it's files, content, etc. Can they manage to find everything thats ever been on it? Even files, folders, audio, video, etc. that you have deleted, and had your computer restored, erased, etc. Can they still find out all that information no matter what you do to your computer?

No, not everything, any files and data that was overwritten will have only last data available.
There are some programs that can erase data by overwriting it several times.
Download [email protected] KillDisk - MajorGeeks will destroy any data on whole disk
Download Eraser - MajorGeeks will let you shred data files selectively.
Download DeleteOnClick - MajorGeeks
But before you securely erase files you may want to clean your tracks and internet and file history with something like this:
Download Privacy Eraser - MajorGeeks
On the other hand, security agencies and military consider only physical media destruction by shredding disks and melting it under special conditions so I guess there is a chance of retrieving some data from erased disks. It's not exactly like in movies but I guess you would have to be a really bad terrorist for anybody to go very far in trying to revive some data.
Of course, there is internet to consider, whatever got there, it stays there.
If you are selling computer, best way is to erase whole disk truly first and eventually install new OS without your credentials.
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I'm finding a tool then can monitor:
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For example:

(for Vista 64bit)
Thank you
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i just finished my build and i have no idea why i went for a motherboard with 2 slots for ram it can hold up to 16gb but luckly ebuyer sent me out an extra 4gb of kingston hyperx ram so i have 8gb all together but theres a problem theres 4 sticks !

obviously i wouldnt want to send it back so what do ya think either upgrade my motherboard and smash the extra 4 gb in there or keep to my original one i dont have money to blow atall im really struggling if its something that will really make a difference ill go with it if not then ill just keep to my original and when i come to buy a graphics card i will get a 2gb graphics card to help with gaming all i really do is gaming i dont really do anything else

thankyou for your time

A:Motherboard 4gb Max or change motherboard for 8gb ?

I'd go with 4 gigs until you had a major reason to believe it wasn't enough. If that ever happens, consider your next move. Most people do just fine with 4 gigs.

I considered 8 gigs on my 4 slot board but decided against it and don't regret it.
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I wanted to ask, as people often changed it for a different motherboard (chipset/make)

Any help would be great!

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There's usually no need to reinstall Win8 even with different MBs.
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Right, You may have seen my posts about a faulty motherboard not giving video, If not then it doesn't matter to much because this is the story:
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The New motherboard came, Still no Video, Dead motherboard
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Have you installed any other image viewing software?