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Solid Motherboard for Intel i5 CPU?

Q: Solid Motherboard for Intel i5 CPU?

I'm not sure if this goes here or not. So I'm sorry if I'm posting in the wrong section.

Hello everyone,
I'm about to finally upgrade this old computer of mine (Pentium D, Gigabyte S-series motherboard) and was wondering what would be a good, solid, and reliable motherboard to accompany my new Intel i5 CPU? I'm somewhat limited on cash at the moment and after the CPU purchase I'll only have around 150~250 dollars for the motherboard and RAM. I may be able to bump it to 300 but I can't say at the moment. I've been looking through Newegg and Tigerdirect for the past few days but I honestly can't figure out what I should go for or be looking for (I'm a bit of a newbie to all this).

These are the parts I already have:
PSU: OCZ GameXStream 700watt
Graphics Card: e-GeForce 8800 GTS
HDD: Maxtor 6V300F0

I'll be switching out the GPU for a better one when I can so I'm not really interested in SLI/Crossfire. Same goes for the HDD.


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A: Solid Motherboard for Intel i5 CPU?

Give us until this week and we'll be posting our P55 motherboard round-up on TechSpot. That should give you a complete outlook at the different price points

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Folks, I've decided, after much research, to get the 2.5" Intel X25-M Solid State Drive for my Thinkpad T60p. There was a lot of negative feedback about them, but there were several benchmark tests, independent reviews, and end user comments to convince me, so the decision is made.

Since it's so new (Intel started shipping the MLC version only this month, with the SLC to follow suit later this year), so I need help FINDING a source where I can find one.

I've emailed Intel about it, but I don't think Intel ships them to end consumers. I haven't been able to find it anywhere, so maybe any of you guys can help me?? I'll run it for a month and write a detailed report about it, which may help some of you who are on the fence about getting an SSD for yourselves.

Thanks everyone! I'm looking forward to dropping my $600 for the 80GB one A-S-A-P!

A:I'll be your guinea pig...where do I buy the Intel X25-M Solid State Drive...??

Come on...NOBODY??? lol...

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Intel's SSD Toolbox 1.2 has been released. Fixes the following:

Fixes problems with unusable system restore points, added progress bars for diagnostics and Optimizer functions as well as improvements to look and feel.
Intel? Solid State Drive Toolbox

Might also see here for firmware update tool:
Intel brings back TRIM support on X25-M G2 SSDs

A:Intel Solid State Drive Toolbox 1.2

Thanks nice find. I'll grab this and install at home and see what happens.

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Intel issues solid-state drive fix.

Intel released a fix for its solid-state drives Monday, addressing an issue first reported back in February.

"We are releasing an end-user firmware update for our X-25M and X-18M SSD drives today," Intel said Monday.

-- Tom

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This release of the Intel SSD Toolbox includes a firmware release which contains the following:

- Intel? SSD 530 Series firmware update to DC12 which addresses an occasional drive hang after resume from Link Power Management slumber state.

Other tool related items are:
- Added new descriptions for SMART attributes C2, C5, EA, and F9
- Corrected calculations for E1, F1, and F2 SMART attributes.
- Corrected the display of word 79 in the drive details screen.


A Guy

A:Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox v3.1.8

Good spot, thank you.


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Intel announced today a new Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox version 3.1 that is Windows 8-compatible. Offered in 11 languages, the Intel SSD Toolbox helps users keep their Intel SSD in prime condition. Other new features include RAID 0 Trim support with RST 11.x drivers, Plug and Play Support and proactive user notifications. Download the updated toolbox at: Intel(R) Redirect

This release adds support for Microsoft Windows* 8 and Server 2012, Trim on RAID 0 with RST 11.0 or greater, Plug-n-Play support for dynamically detecting drive removal and insertion events, proactive tool update notification for Windows 7 and Windows 8 systems and fixes Intel SSD Optimizer error on partitions configured with an allocation size of 32KB or 64KB.


A Guy

A:Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox v3.1.0

Thanks for that.

I was going to install it, but digging into that link you provided shows that some users are getting drive health warnings with this toolbox that were not shown with the earlier toolbox. So it may be a bit buggy and I'm going to wait a while on it, particularly since I don't think I need any of the new features.

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I have a Dell 630i and noticed the led on the motherboard next to the battery is no longer green. Its a solid amber looking color. I've tried googling it and havent yet found a solid answer, any ideas what it means?

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Problem solved! Mods: Please removed thread...My apologies.

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I'm upgrading my desktop to the core i7, but I can't find a mobo that isn't completely filled with 1-star reviews saying things such as, "this company has always been great, but stay away from this one product." I can't find a mobo anywhere that doesn't have a significant chance of DOA or short life or other problems. On top of that, the only mobo I could find that is even slightly considerable is $200. That's pretty damn high for a motherboard.

The specs I need are:
LGA 1155 CPU slot
2+ PCI express slots, one has to be at least @16 mode and the other has to be at least @8
Intel P67 north bridge
DDR3 1333 memory support
ATX, micro-ATX, or mini-ITX form factor

If I have to, I can change the LGA requirement to a 1156 and deal with slower core speeds, and that would also remove the P67 requirement.

I'm beginning to wonder if the desktop motherboard business is a joke. My first and currently only custom build runs on a very faulty (but still very useable) mobo, and it was the one that had the least amount of 1-star bad-experience reviews. I'm seeing 5-star mobos that don't fit my requirements everywhere, and the mobos of many laptops I've run all worked like I could never imagine. Yet it seems that motherboards for quad-cores, be they Q9550s or i7s, never work right.

A:Solved: Can't find a solid motherboard

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Intel announced today a new Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox version 3.1 that is Windows 8-compatible. Offered in 11 languages, the Intel SSD Toolbox helps users keep their Intel SSD in prime condition. Other new features include RAID 0 Trim support with RST 11.x drivers, Plug and Play Support and proactive user notifications. Download the updated toolbox at: Intel(R) Redirect

This release adds support for Microsoft Windows* 8 and Server 2012, Trim on RAID 0 with RST 11.0 or greater, Plug-n-Play support for dynamically detecting drive removal and insertion events, proactive tool update notification for Windows 7 and Windows 8 systems and fixes Intel SSD Optimizer error on partitions configured with an allocation size of 32KB or 64KB.


A Guy

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Is this a good mobo for business set up with a cedar millP4. How about a good brand of memory for this board. It says it will take 533 or 667 ,

A:Foxconn 946GZ7MA-8KS2H LGA 775 Intel 946GZ Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Yes, an excellent, reliable board with conservative settings the take you to a operation few employees can screw up.
As for memory, standard brands: Crucial, Corsair, Infineon, or Kingston. If you are buying it yourself, www.zipzoomfly.com with free shipping. We have been in business for 21 years and have been luck enough to never have any of these four modules fail within the 3-year warranty period. All of these are guaranteed for life.

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Thanks for any help I really do appreciate it.. My motherboard when powered is showing the green led light but the CPU fan is not spinning and the monitor is not lighting either. No beep codes either so am I correct in assuming that there is a problem with either the motherboard or the CPU, can I get any help please?? Thanks again

A:Intel Motherboard D945 with an Intel 2.8ghz lighting but not posting..

Sounds like a motherboard or power supply. What's your motherboard's brand name and model number? Also, what is the power supply's brand name, wattage, and model number?


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I'm sorry for posting such a horrible mistake. I'll just break it down really easely and hope for someone to be kind enough to resque my stupid ***.

I just upgraded my OS from W7 to W10 doing a clean install and figured out I had to install a bunch of essential drivers all over again, so I though it would be a good idea to start out with my motherboard. My motherboard is a "P45 NEO-F", so I went over to it's support page (link) to download all of the latest drivers and utilities for that model. Then I saw the "BIOS" section, and thougt I should flash the BIOS first of all, for no reason. So I downloaded the "AMI BIOS 4.4", which was the latest one, extracted the files on to a USB-stick, booted the whole thing up, went to M-FLASH in BIOS, chose the "A7519IMS.440"-file on the stick, flashed the BIOS, rebooted and now I get a "bad checksum".

I didn't even take a backup of the old file from BIOS, because I couldn't even think of this not working. Bonus points for that!

So what do I do now, being the sorry sod that I am?

A:Solved: Failed to flash BIOS [MSI P45 Neo-F LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard]

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i have a computer here are the spec's
Win XP + SP2
Hdd 40GB
Intel barebone motherboard(brand: jetway)
and there is one cdrom player and one network adapter.
but the problem is when i install sound it doesnt work.
(i use the onboard sound device)
its doesnt give any error is simply doesnt give sound.
or the boxes are death but i will go on hunt if i can find something else in the house.
well if some has this problem 2 and solved it i would like to have some help
thanks in advance!

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You're probably laughing, as I doubt you get anything other than a very mediocre motherboard.  I've read so many criticisms of Dell, their customer service, their poor parts quality, that I don't know if this machine is of the quality I would like.  
The only thing I could find by calling Dell is that the board is PROBABLY (though they are not sure, which seems really shoddy),  is probably an INTEL LYNX . Z87., but is branded "Dell"
Also, doing a Google search on XPS 8700 motherboard, Tom's Hardware says it is the following:

A:XPS 8700 - Who makes the motherboard? Is it quality with solid capacitors like an MSI or ASUS board?

Hi Muscibrain,
Dell motherboards are manufactured to their specifications with Intel chipsets.

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I have a T61 15.4" widescreen Machine Type 6457 with the infamous NVIDIA GPU issue.  I thought it had "died" a few years back and had been sitting in my basement until recently when I decided to work on it.  As expected there is the usual green/ yellow vertical lines on the LCD display.  That said, when I plugged in an external monitor using the VGA output, the output is correct.  So my question is: do I really have a bad GPU or is it the LCD display that died?

A:T61 failed Nvidia GPU motherboard to Intel GPU motherboard swap in 2018

There is no way to know without testing.  There are separate connections from the video controller for the LCD and for the external monitor.  With a GPU failure, either or both could be bad.  The only way to be certain is to try a different motherboard or panel.  If the entire width has lines, it is more likely to be the GPU.  One thing to try is to press lightly on the LCD bezel at the point where the lines start.  If the lines change, the panel is more likely to be the problem.  As I said, the only sure way is to swap something.

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I am looking for a new laptop. I currently have a X121e and recall it being extremely easy to configure on Lenovo's site. So I decided to look at the X270. However, having had great difficulty even starting to configure it (apparently, Lenovo does not favour Firefox any longer), I'm currently having trouble understanding the choices. The first is the choice between PCIe and SATA PointingDevice. Following some discussion, I gather this has nothing to do with any kind of pointing device, but affects my HDD/SSD choices. OK, so let's see what the PCIe choices give me. I get 5 'first hard drive' options. (Nothing I do gets me a 'second hard drive' option, so not sure about this. Or rather, I almost understand this now I've read the platform specification, the user manual, the hardware maintenance manual and various posts on Reddit. Lenovo do like to make buying a challenge!) Now, however, I've reached the end of my google-fu. Intel 256 GB Solid State Drive OPAL2.0 PCIe-NVMe256 GB Solid State Drive PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.0 - CapableIntel 512 GB Solid State Drive OPAL2.0 PCIe-NVMe512 GB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.01 TB Solid State Drive OPAL2.0 PCIe-NVMeI understand the difference beween 1/2 and 3/4 and 5 is obviously size. Fine. But what is the difference between 1 and 2, and between 3 and 4? 1 and 3 are Intel, whereas 2 and 4 are what? Not-Intel? Presumably, Then what's wrong with the Intel drives, that the unbranded versions are cheaper than the branded ones?... Read more

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I have a 2008 T61 that died in September 2013, after what I believe is the infamous Nvidia GPU failure. I replaced it shortly after with a T440p, which is my current primary PC, but I am considering procuring a used Intel GPU board and spending a few hours swapping out the failed motherboard to bring it back to life to have a second computer handy. I would like to use the existing heatsink/fan. Is there anything I need to consider? I did read the design is slightly different, but it should still work and supposedly should cool better than the Intel heatsink/fan. I've watched a few YouTube videos online and went through the hardware maintenance manual. I'm familiar with disassembly up to the RAM, hard drive, palm rest and keyboard, but haven't gone further than that before. Unfortunately it looks like the official Lenovo Service Training videos for the T61 have been removed. Those would have been helpful. So any tips/suggestions would be appreciated.

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Looking to upgrade GPU for 3D software needs (Not games). On the June 2017 compatibility matrix I only see the Nvidia Quadro K420 as applicable. That card does not have a high enough 3DPassMark for the software I am using. What options do I have to get a more powerful GPU for this machine? I only need 1 video out. Thanks! 

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I don't know a lot about intel motherboards. I need a cpu that will fit that is at least 2.6ghz. What do you recommend? It has to be an intel. I built a computer for a guy and his sign machine and it is not compatible with an amd chip. Help is needed fast.

A:I need help with an intel motherboard

you can buy motherboards from other manufacturers than intel that support the intel CPU. Intel has two sockets in mainstream right now.. the socket 478 and socket 775 so that is a determining factor since they are not interchangeable. Also the size of the board, ATX or mATX and the support of DDR or DDR2 RAM will influence your decision. As for supporting 2.6 Ghz or higher, most new boards nowadays can handle that. Just go to www.newegg.com or www.tigerdirect.com and click on the motherboard categories and input your selections into the drop down boxes.

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Im looking all over to find a answer. Here i go. I have an Intel MB with a Pen D Dual Processor at 3.0ghz. My problem is when i hook my 24 pin power supply to the board everything works. CPU fan. Graphic card Fan,Lights,Cd rom,But no connection with screen. This is a brand new computer im building. when i hook up the 24pin with the 4pin CPU Power connector nothing works except the standby light on the Motherboard. No fans no PSU fans nothing works when the 4pin and the 24pin is pluged in at same time. Checked the CPU everything is conneceted. tried 3 PSU and still same issue. any help?


Justin Ross

A:INTEL Motherboard Help

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how to know the manufacturer and the model of my Intel P4 motherboard without referring to the manual. I didn't have the manual, so I want to know are there any other ways to check the manufacturer and the model of my Intel P4 motherboard such as online checking or etc.

Thank you

A:Intel P4 motherboard

There's a rather wonderful programme aclled Everest Home v 1.10 which you can download free of charge at http://www.lavalys.com and which used to be called Aida. It will give you the full rundown of your system including, where available, appropriate websites.

One tip, though, don't even think about printing the report. Mine ran to 103 pages.

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Hey after I woke up the computer the display wouldn't show anything so I turned the computer off. Then I tried to boot it. The boot was follow by 2 beeps pause 2 beeps... Then nothing. On Intel website I found that its a video error( I hope for every Intel motherboard cuz I don't remember which one I have exactly. After that I tried unplugging the GPU and plug monitors to the motherboard (it should have some GPu on motherboard) the same thing happened. So I cleaned the whole computer tried the boot with 4 different RAMS in different slots every time. No luck. Tried unplugging everything from motherboard and let it like that for a while then repeat. No luck. the conclusion I came to is that something is wrong with motherboard since two sets of ram, 2 different GPus and 2 different monitors aren't working(yes forgot that I tried 2 different monitors) Just want to verify my conclusion before I buy new components.

A:intel motherboard

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I'm looking for suggestions for the best Intel Motherboard for under $150 and best price from a website for it.

A:What is the best Intel Motherboard?

Honestly a good search on google would really have helped out here.

Also you can't just say "Intel Motherboard" Intel manufactures a variety of proccessors for a variety of sockets. Are you talking about a C2D, a P4, a P3, an Xeon, what? They will all require different motherboard sockets, and hence different motherboards.

Check out newegg.com. They have excellent power search functions, and pretty much everything on the site has at least a couple reviews.

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When we disconnect p4 connector(12v) mother board power on but when
p4 connector is connected (12v) mbd dose not power on.
checked smps voltages are good but problem at mbd end..pls give me some
tips to rectify the problem

Dinesh H

A:Intel Motherboard

Is the motherboard still covered by warranty?
It sounds like you may need to use it. If the power supply tests ok then probably the only way to fix it would be to track down the faulty power trace on the motherboard-this is not something you could undertake most likely- I'm assuming there's a short somewhere as the 4/8 pin is usually responsible for supplying power to the PCI lanes.

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ok..i have an older dell computer...i went to install the motherboard to a larger tower..everything matched up with the new power supply...except for this connection..its the 3.3v optional power connection on the motherboard...i was wondering do i need this connection to operate the system normally...or is this a connection just for power supplies with this hook up?

A:intel motherboard help

If your motherboard doesn't have the matching connector then you don't need use the plug. With any power supply you only need to use the connections that your specific system requires.

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Had AMD motherboard. Worked great. Finally died. Comp. guy said Intel was better so he installed one. Had problems ever since. 1). My old Epson Stylus Color 600 Printer (worked great with AMD motherboard) kept having popup that wanted the epnhtx16.dll file from the Win XP CD - not found. But the file was on my harddrive. I even reinstalled from a site online. Still problem. Then printer quit printing - just blinking lights. But sometimes, if I turn on printer & computer at just the right time, it'll print a page. I have new printer but would like to use up my 600 ink... 2) Within a month my Norton Antivirus started saying my 'trial' version was about to end. - no real help from Norton - still trying to get help from them - was renewed in May. 3) also had problems with wireless keyboard & mouse but I finally got that fixed. Seems like there was something else wrong but can't remember. I've been told the problem was the motherboard & than I've been told it was the OS. I figured I would uninstall Windows & reinstall but want to make sure I do it right & if that is what I need to do. Because of this I've uninstalled the new printer & all other Epson printer info plus removed all Epson from 'regedit' Any ideas!!!

A:Win XP Pro SP2 and new Intel motherboard

I would back up any important data, collect the drivers for the motherboard and all devices (sound, video, lan, etc.), boot to the Windows XP cd, and do a wipe/reinstall.

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Check out this review of the intel DX58SO MotherBoard. I am thinking about getting It for my new build. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4240073&Sku=I69-2180 Scroll down to see the video.

A:New Intel Motherboard (DX50SO)

If I may...

Tiger should terminate that fellow and place his salary and production budget into their confused business to business representatives' fund.

Or maybe, they could hire a programmer to actually implement an effective e-commerce search engine.

The website's shopping environment was fine back in 2002, but it hasn't changed much in almost eight years.

I'm not normally so negative, but Tiger and their Infoteldistributors BS, are responsible for countless back orders and not-so-timely refunds for my customers.

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Hi Guys ! Does anybody know if I can get somewhere a driver for VGA graphic adapter integrated with Intel motherboard D915GVWB Version AAC82205-103. l built a computer of scrap , resolved already sound problem but my video works not so well. Of course for Windows 7 . Thanks for reading it.

A:VGA driver for Intel motherboard

That particular board is discontinued by Intel and they aren't planning on offering Windows 7 support for it. You could try an older OS but I don't see any support available for W7 for that board. That being said, it sounds like you are trying to use the resident video connection on the motherboard. If you bought a video board, they would provide the driver for you and this wouldn't be an issue.

Good day!


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i have an intel d875pbz motherboard on my computer. after i reinstalled windows xp i cant do anything is this because i do not have the express installer cd that came with the motherboard. if i do need the cd is there an alternative that i can install on my computer to get the internet, and 3d compnenets along with everything else working. any input to my problem is greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: please help!!!!!! with intel motherboard

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Hi there,

Recently, I come home to find my little brother had broken my PC with little explanation, so, out of another PC I had lying around, I took the motherboard and fitted it into my PC, wired everything up, fitted the hard drives, and so on.

The only problem I found was the front panel connectors, I connected them in the way that the Intel website suggested, but, still, I had no power. The only sign of power I do have is a flashing light on the motherboard, which I am not sure what this is trying to tell me; it flashes green constantly.

This is an Intel D865GLC Motherboard.

Please try to help soon!

Oh, and if you're wondering, i'm using a friend's laptop at the moment!



A:Intel D865GLC Motherboard

Could be a problem with the power supply, have another one to swap in?

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is P4XP-X motherboard compatible with an Intel P4 3.06 GHz. Thank you very much for any comments...

A:P4XP-X Motherboard & Intel P4 3.06 GHz

Yes..with bios version 1004 and above

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Hello friends,

What is a suitable motherboard for the above processor in a budget build? I would be using the on board HD 3000 graphics to start with.

Thanks for any input.

A:Motherboard for Intel i3 2105 CPU

Do you wish for a board that supports SATA 3.0 or USB 3.0?
Do you wish for a DVI port or is VGA (D-Sub) port enough for your needs?
Do you require an IDE drive connection or will SATA be all you need? (boards with IDE support seem to be expensive)
Will you be needing Micro-ATX or ATX form factor?

The P67 chipset does not support on-board graphics.

For on-board graphics, H61, H67 or Z68 chipsets are what you should look for. Since you are looking for a budget board, you will probably want to go with the H61 chipset.

Please don't ask us to pick out a board. All we can do is help guide you in the direction you want to go. We can give a few suggestions but ultimately you must be the one to choose.

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I have a compaq deskpro computer with a intel celeron 400 it fits into slot ,
Can you tell me is there a board with a slot for a celeron 400 other than the one mentioned here that will go into a tower at or atx
thanks ger

A:motherboard for intel celeron 400

(if the link works) It is a list of the compatable mobo's
If that link doesn't work, go to www.intel.com and navigate to their motherboard selector.
Choose Celeron processor with 66MHz bus, slot1. and atx form factor.

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This is my setup-
Intel Pentium 4 630 Prescott 800MHz FSB 2MB L2 Cache LGA 775 EM64T Processor
Thermaltake TR2 W0070 ATX 430W Power Supply 115/230 V
Radeon X800GTO 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card

Ive gone through about 3 different motherboards and they all have had some kind of problem - motherboard was broken, motherboard wasnt compatible with my hardware. I was wondering what you all would recommend, something that would run great with my video card. Not too expinsive max price I would pay would be 100 bucks.

Thanks alot guys!!

A:Looking for a Motherboard Intel PCI EXPRESS

This is a nice board for the price:


Assuming your case is ATX. What kind of ram are you trying to run by the way?

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I am trying to get USB 2 on an Intel 845BG board. (This is a clean XP install.) I downloaded the USB 2.0 driver from Intel but after running it and re-booting (twice) I still do not have an enhanced controller. I am unclear whether all 845BGs have the NEC USB2 host controller chip so maybe this board does not have one??? The manual (http://premioinc.com/pc/manuals/mb/845BG/845bg.pdf) lists the NEC USB 2 chip and the Intel site has a USB 2.0 driver specifically for Win2K/XP.

A:USB on Intel 845BG motherboard?

did you enable usb 2.0 in your bios?

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I just built a new system with the following motherboard. I can't seem to get the bios to enable the drives. It sees them but shows them in brackets and it says that if they are in brackets that they are disabled. I can't boot from A or D either as they are all in brackets.
Any suggestions on settings? I can't seem to see anything to change that will cause the system to enable.

A:Intel D865GBF Motherboard

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Have a old Intel motherboard and processor, the board is Pentium II and the processor 350 MHz. I have a problem with the processor, it show as a 233 MHz. I took it to vendor he said that the processor is 350 MHz. A memory 128 of ram was put into the board, however, it show as a 96 of ram. How can these problems be fix.


A:Intel motherboard & processor

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i am wanting to build my own computer and am looking at a computer for high end gaming and am wondering the pros and cons between AMD vs Intel and wich would be the best for my money i was looking at the intel desktop board DX48BT2 if there is a similar one in amd or if this Board is completely not what i'm looking for and whether i should go higher or lower

A:Motherboard question AMD vs Intel

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Ok, I Was Planning To Upgrade My Computer, So I Am Thinking Of Buying A Core 2 Quad Q6600/Q8200 And I Would Need A New Motherboard, Because My Motherboard Is Very Out Of Date Nowadays.

So I Would Need It To Be:-

Able To Support Core 2 Quad Q6600/Q8200
Have 1/2 (pref 2) PCI Express x16 Slots
Have 1/2 PCI Express x1 Slots
Have 2/3 PCI Slots.
4 Memory (Ram) DDR/DDR2/DDR3 Slots
And The Rest I Am Not Totally Sure About. I'm Guessing Something Like The MS-7255 (Which I Have Now).

Thanks, I'll Give Any Info You Want.

Jack Sparham

A:Need Motherboard, Intel Slot

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Hi Everyone,

My mate has ordered a 64-bit CPU and a 32-bit motherboard. the motherboard has an 865 chipset with socket 775, i was just wondering, will the CPU work on this motherboard?
please help...

thanks in advance

A:Will A 64-bit Intel CPU work on a 32-Bit Motherboard?

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I have a old intel Motherboard D845GVSR which is running windows vista 32 bit on it now but I had to take out the battery to clear CMOS and when I rebooted to start vista that the AMI Bios resolution is to huge and needs a generic Bios to flash it to correct this problem so if anyone can help me it would be very appreciated. I went in the past to find the Bios and came up as SR84510B.44T.0042.P09.0406.030153 version 08.00.08 I have not found a generic Bios online yet that I can use to flash to the new Bios of this motherboard that would correct the huge resolution when computer is booted. I also can buy windows 7 b/c I downloaded windows 7 adviser and all components requirements meets windows 7. I had to disable the on board video so I could use my Geforce 6200 video card so please anyone help me out. thanks Tom

A:Old Intel Motherboard D845GVSR

I also need to tell you that I contacted Intel tech support and they told me that they could not help me because the board is outdated so the only Bios they have runs windows xp only and plus on there web site that this board only supports windows xp but you can see now that this motherboard supports more then xp it also can support windows vista and 7 as well so Intel is on some crap because they want us as customers to buy there newer products but this older single core 2.53 Ghz celeron does work great with windows vista 32 bit its just that the Bios resolution is screwed up and needs a new Bios which Intel will never ever come up with one for me and I will never ever buy Intels products ever again then Intel !!! I also will tell you that this board now has 2 gigs of Ram in it also to run Vista 32 bit stable and in the near future might buy windows 7 if someone can help me with a Bios update to my motherboard D845gvsr that would correct the Bios resolution on it. Thanks

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Hi all, i'm going to make a new pc and need advice on the best Intel mobo manufactuer.

I dont want Asus as i've had nothing but problems with their boards and there software is disfunctional ****e.


A:Best Intel motherboard manufactuer?

uh, the answer to that would be the intel corporation. i don't know exactly what you mean but intel makes the best mobos.

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Hello All,
I am getting ready to build a new pc and i am looking around for a motherboard for a Intel chip set, can anyone help me with a good stable motherboard, i am thinking of spending around $400.00.
thank you all for your help

A:Which motherboard with Intel chipset?

I take it you mean a Sandy Bridge compatible MoBo?

There's been a massive recall on them.
AFAIK, you can only get Intel Chipsets to suit these processors, and check with your supplier that the board you are buying is the Updated (V2) one.

See here: http://www.techspot.com/news/42402-asus-and-gigabyte-to-get-fixed-intel-chipsets-next-week.html

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I cant seem to find mention of DMA settings for the hard drives in device management. All the drives are sata, I have no IDE drives and IDE is disabled in bios.

What got me looking at this is because when accessing a couple of my drives, there can sometimes be a pause before it starts reading the drive. This mostly happens on my z: drive but can happen on my F: with less frequency.

What would the likely cause of this be? Ive installed all the necessary drivers from Intels website.

A:Intel DX48bt2 motherboard

I see the same thing here, and attribute the behavior to the hard drive having to spin up again after the power saving schema in effect allowed the hard drive to spin down after an interval of inactivity. I think the deafult power schema sets that for 15 minutes, or something like that.

See contol panel > system and security > power options then click on "change plan settings" for the plan in effect on your system, then change advanced settings. One of the options will control the spin-down for hard drives.

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where can i go to find out what kind of intel chipset motherboard i have. i've reformatted my hard drive and i'm trying to download the correct ac'97 codec for the sound.

A:intel chipset motherboard

Hi, There are several ways to ID your motherboard. Try this first:

You want the Free Download link there. Download Belarc Advisor to desktop, run it to install. Shows many motherboards, video, sound, chipset, and software.
Your motherboard may be shown under "System or MainBoard"
then, Audio for sound device. Best to get drivers for sound from company that made the computer...is it a name brand like Gateway? Do you have any CDs that came with the system?
You can also look inside the computer....if that is not an option for you, try Belarc.
Somewhere on the board itself is a label, either a paper one or printed directly on the board, in bigger print than the rest, an ID number....perhaps like this: MB6137 or SD-11
MS6168 GA7VX
There might also be an FCC ID number.
Post what you can find.

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