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Changing motherboard and processor

Q: Changing motherboard and processor

Hello

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.

Thanks

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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.

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.

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A:Win 7 OEM License - Changing Motherboard & Processor

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.


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A:When changing motherboard and processor, is XP re-install always required?

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
 

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AND
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A:Changing a processor chip

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.

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A:changing my processor chip?????

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A:Solved: Changing out a laptop processor

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A:Keeping old OS while changing mobo and processor

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.

EDIT:
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A:Changing Processor in Compaq Presario 8000T

Never mind. I found a 2200 at a reasonable price at Spartan Technologies for about $130.
 

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A:Motherboard to go with this processor?

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A:New motherboard and processor

Buy a new comp. You are wasting money re-placing that stuff.

My BEST advice.
 

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A:Motherboard or processor, which is it??

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.

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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/

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A:ECS x58-a2 motherboard with i7-920 processor

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A:Motherboard and Processor

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:

PCWizard
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A:Motherboard or Processor

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.
 

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A:is it my processor or motherboard?

read : http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic60398.html
 

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A:Bad Motherboard or processor?

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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bad-motherboard-or-processor.81261/
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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.
 

A:P4 processor and motherboard

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.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/p4-processor-and-motherboard.125277/
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Thanks
 

A:Want to buy new processor and motherboard

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

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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.

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A:Can I Get A New Processor For A MotherBoard??

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.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-get-a-new-processor-for-a-motherboard.152182/
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A:What happens to my W10 when getting new processor and motherboard?

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:
there is another way where you can contact Microsoft support and you will receive the activation, as it was mentioned by Gabe Aul.

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A:Looking for Motherboard and Processor

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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A:New motherboard and used processor

Find the model number of the new board and see if the old CPU will match the allowed CPU's for that model board
 

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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..

Thanks Ian..

A:New motherboard and processor

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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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor Font keeps changing

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A:Motherboard/Processor replacement

Experience with this? Lots of it.

Chances the installed OS will boot off another board are very, very, very unlikely. And even if it does, you'll have sporadic run problems until you do a clean install of the OS on the new board.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-processor-replacement.769465/
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A:HP, transitioning processor to new motherboard

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A:LGA775 processor on a 478 MOtherboard

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A:Can I replace Processor on motherboard?

Sure its possible.

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What are you doing for a graphics card?

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A:Question about motherboard/processor

Any ideas anyone?
 

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First, I'll give you my specs. AMD Athlon 1.4Ghz, 60gig HD, Gf4ti 4600, SB Audgy 2, 768 MB RAM, and a MS-6330 Lite motherboard. As I think, and as you might think, my processor holds up the rest of my comp a bit. I want to upgrade that, and my motherboard, as a 1.4Ghz is the max it can handle. I want to do this mainly for gaming. The thing is I would love to do it by myself, but if its too complicated or if I risk messing up my computer, I'd take it somewhere. Any suggestions/comments would be appreciated. I'll give more specs if at all needed. Thanks.
 

A:Motherboard/Processor Question.

Installing a motherboard is a fairly straightforward process, but if its the first time you've done it, it can be problematic.

You have to install the case separators, the processor, fan, video and audio cards, and modem.

You also have to connect the power supply and the electrical connectors. But these are things that are explained in the setup manual. Its not as difficult as it seems. Also, modern motherboards come jumperless so that's one thing you don't have to worry about.

I advise you to learn how to do it, you'll save a ton of money over the long run and you'll get what you want..

I would get someone who know what he's doing to help me through the process.

The first time I did it, I spent 2 days, then after I figured it out it took me and hour...
 

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Hey Guys

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

A:Will this processor work with my motherboard

I don't believe that CPU will work, but let me do some checking for you...

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What is the best combination to buy I m wanting to build a P G system running Win XP I was thinking about the new chipset quot VIA Apollo P X quot which will allow the cheaper than Rambus DDR memory to Processor-motherboard-chipset fit onto pin processor My usage is mainly Internet but I also want to fully utilise the new Processor-motherboard-chipset system for music and video plus dvd etc etc With this being a large outlay I do not want to start upgrading again too soon so the best quality parts are essential I ve looked at a few websites but not being an expert I m a bit confused by it all quot Abit quot seem to do a few good boards Intels seem to be the D I didn t want to swamp this board with too much data but I can email a list of all parts I hope to use if it will help with the right answers I have a good budget to work with Thank you nbsp

A:Processor-motherboard-chipset

The "Best to buy" is so subjective. In all the reviews I've read, the i850 chipset based systems are still the performance leaders. They are also the most expensive.

In terms of performance, SiS645 chipset is the next best. The problem is it's new and I'm having trouble finding any boards that are available right now.

In terms of what MoBo brand to buy ... that's a can 'o worms. My personal favorite is Asus. You're right that Abit makes good boards, too. Most of the bigger board makers have good products, it's really just a matter of finding a board with all of the features that you want.

Good luck!
 

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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.

thanks all
 

A:Need to know if this motherboard will support my processor, RAM and GPU

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"
 

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ok here's the thing... I am slowly upgrading my computer as I get the money. I was going to buy a new motherboard and a new processor, but at the moment I do not have the money to buy both so I am planning to go ahead and buy the new motherboard and wait on the processor. At the moment I have a pentium 4 2.4 ghz processor. I wanted to know if that processor is compatible with the asus a8n-sli socket 939 motherboard that I want to get.

Thanks for the help.
 

A:is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

if they are not compatible could you suggest a good motherboard that later on I could use with a higher end athlon processor and that works for the pentium 4?
 

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Hello all

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.

Regards
 

A:Motherboard Processor Fan is very loud.

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.
 

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Hi there,
I recently decided that it was time to upgrade my pc's processor, and thought I might aswell get a new motherboard at the same time. I have done custom work to my PC and am fairly competent in most areas of a pc, but I have no idea what is compatible or reasonable in a motherboard. If anyone could advise me that would be great.

I currently run a dual core Dell XPS 700 with 3gb ddr2 RAM and a 1gb nvidia geforce 9400 GT. The OS is windows 7 32bit professional. I was hoping to get a good speed quad core with ddr3 ram but again I dont know what is compatible with the items I have listed above. Also I dont want to spend a fortune.

Any help that could be provided would very much appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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A:Is my motherboard or processor causing this?Help!

Do you have the latest ATi Catalyst drivers?

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Hello all

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
 

A:Motherboard and processor for eMachines PC

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.
 

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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 nbsp

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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?
 

A:dual processor motherboard

What have you upgraded to CPU and motherboard wise?? You should get at least a 500W PSU for a dualie.
 

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Hey guys,

I'm thinking about installing a new motherboard and/or processor in my machine. What I've got in there now is an AOpen AX3S(Pro) and an Intel Pentium IIIE 800MHz. I was thinking about upping the pocessor to an AMD Sempron 2500+ or 2800+. I'm not positive on which motherboard this would fit in to, so if anybody could help me out on that I'd appreciate it. The motherboard has to have 4 or 5 PCI slots and an AGP slot for my NVIDIA video card.

Thanks a lot,
John
 

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Hey.

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

A:Processor/motherboard issues.

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.

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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.

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Im asking this question because i will be upgrading my computer but i dont know what processor it can handle at most.
My computer is Acer and the model is Aspire 5710G, so what processor can it handle at the highest?
And if i upgrade it to new processor, do i have to reformat my computer?
And also, what graphics card can it handle up to?
At the moment my processor is Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5500.
 

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My question is:
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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?

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I have a Hp xw8000 workstation that came preloaded with Windows xp Pro 32 bit OS and as far as I know a 32 bit processor is the most my motherboard can handle. Thus bring me to my question does anyone know if it is possible for me to get a 64 bit processor to run on the stock motherboard and if not is there a motherboard that would be a good substitute? The only exception is that there must be at least one AGP 4x slot and 6 RAM slots. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hi,

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!
 

A:Max processor for 7VJL motherboard?

From what I can tell, any Socket A CPU is supported. You just need the right FSB setting
 

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K8mc5ig motherboard can any help me with drivers for this board
not sure if ita asus or epox board

nvida chipset vga,sound,lan,usb, etc thanks in advance
 

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Hello,


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,

A:Which brand motherboard is best for i3 processor ?

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.

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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.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128543

$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
 

A:Upgrading my processor and motherboard

These choices look good...
 

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So about months ago I thought I was smart or PC new motherboard/processor crash with something and tried to overclock my processor through the BIOS Fried it of course Took it into CompUSA to see what kind PC crash with new motherboard/processor of damage I did and the processor motherboard were both fried and needed to be replaced So they did that Athlon MSI K board But then the system crashed or reset when I brought it home Reinstalled windows to no effect Took it back to Compusa twice where they could not get the system to crash reset no matter how hard they tried So they say I ve tried different monitors power cords rooms in the house without the surge protector reformatted the hard drive and started with a fresh copy of windows all to the same effect Ran Norton s virus check updated windows defender and spybot When it crashes the monitor goes black but the fans in the CPU are still running Turning the monitor on and off will only show a message no signal to monitor Moving the PC into the basement where it s much cooler where I have my old PC running just fine along with the wireless router seems to help but it still crashes I m thinking graphics card but maybe the RAM Maybe the power supply Or the new motherboard processor No idea really nbsp

A:PC crash with new motherboard/processor

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

I had problems with my Slot 1 P2 : it was the processor, RAM AND every cards... (Cheap mobos suck, but your MSI should be OK) Oh, and I was almost forgetting, the ATX connector too...
 

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