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HP Omni 120-1126 motherboard upgrade

Q: HP Omni 120-1126 motherboard upgrade

i have tried HP Support on twitter and they havent responded quickly to my and its been about a month since i first sent the question, so my question is, Can u guys give me an estimate on a new motherboard preferably with intel processor(s) for the GHZ between 2.5 GHZ and 3.00 GHZ or whatever you can find?my current processor is AMD E-453 APU with Radeon HD Graphics and it is soldered onto the motherboard at a total of 1.65 GHz.

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Hi, I have bought ALL IN ONE HP OMNI 120 PC from Singapore. Currently i am in india and am facing issue with the PC that it is not booting. When i checked with Local HP support they said, the motherboard needs to be replaced. However, the motherboard is not available anywhere and am stuck with the PC as i didnt find the replacement motherboard. Please let me know where i can get the motherboard for this PC and the cost of it ? Also, provide the warranty details of the motherboard. Also, i would like to know,whether it is advisable to replace the motherboard or buy a new PC?

A:want to buy All in One Omni 120 PC motherboard

Hi,Can you please provide the exact model of your Omni 120 PC for further help. Let me know,David

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quiero saber si puedo cambiar la motherboard la omni 120(pc all in one) y cual puedo poner?

A:puedo cambiar la motherboard de la all in one omni 120?

@tincranch, welcome to the forum. Ingles', por favor!

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Posted in the notebook section as this all in one uses mainly notebook parts. I am looking for the part number / availability of the option video card upgrade. I will also the proper hp heatsink. Other than knowing this a MXM type, I have been unable to find part numbers. Wish I had the option at time of purchase, but FRY's did not stock the unit with upgrades. Thanks

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I need to add more memory to my Omni. It can hold up to 8GB. It currently has 4. The installed momory is an 4.0GB Samsung PC3-10600 DDR3 1333MHz SO-DIMM 200 Pin SO-DIMMI can only find this in a 204 pin.I tried going through Crucial and bought the memory they recomended but when I install it, it crashes the system. Remove it and all is well. I really want to get aother Samsung memory so I have EXACTLY what is already in it but can only find a 204 Pin.  this image is what is currently in my computer. Any help will be appreciated.  

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I am not sure if I should ask here or in the laptop section since it is classified as a desktop, but the innards are more along the lines of laptop components. I have an Omni 100-5155 and looking for any upgrade options I may have (I do realize those options are extremely limited). I've already maxed the RAM to 8Gb, but am looking for CPU, hard drive and wireless possibilities. So my questions -What is the max capacity hard drive the motherboard will accept? I am hoping to also replace the optical drive with a hard drive caddy. Are SSD's and/or SSD/HDD hybrids supported? Can the PCI Express x1 802.11 b/g/n card be replaced by this? (to match my router's ability)Intel 3160 Dual Band Wireless AC + Bluetooth Mini PCIe card Supports 2.4 and 5.8Ghz B/G/N/AC BandsOr would I be better off getting a wireless USB dongle (if that would even work)? Any CPU suggestions or same form factor motherboard upgrade replacement possibility? I know my USB 3, better graphics and Gb WLAN dreams will have to wait until I've finished saving for a moderate gaming rig build, but I thought since I'm likely to be upgrading to Win 10 soon I should try to get the most I can out of this system... which will be eventually handed down to the nephews, hopefully within the year.  Any and all helpful suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks. For easier reference -Omni 100-5155 specsMotherboard specs   

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Posted in the notebook section as this all in one uses mainly notebook parts. I am looking for the part number / availability of the option video card upgrade. I will also the proper hp heatsink. Other than knowing this a MXM type, I have been unable to find part numbers. Wish I had the option at time of purchase, but FRY's did not stock the unit with upgrades. Thanks

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hi i have an issue with the audio.there is no sound after windows 8.1 upgrade.when im in game mode- the sound works perfectly. but when im trying yo hear music from my computer or just go into Youtube- there is no sound. i tried to check for driver update but the system is telling me that i have the updated version. thanks!Mor

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I am trying to upgrade my computer. So far I've successfully upgraded the CPU, RAM and wifi/bluetooth adapater. However, I have not been able to successfully upgrade my video card.  I've purchased two different cards and when I install them the computer powers up but the screen is black. It seems like the computer is still functioning because when I remove the card and boot using the onboard video the system has installed drivers for each of the two cards I've tried. This is my computer:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c03377747 These are the two video cards I've installed:https://www.amazon.com/HP-EliteOne-Radeon-Graphics-671864-002/dp/B00H71JJOShttps://www.amazon.com/Asunflower-GeForce-N13P-GL2-A1-660498-002-Graphics/dp/B01MF91A4P I noticed that my computer doesnt have a cable connected to either the MXM_LVDS or UMA_LVDA ports which are located right above the MXM slot. Is this related to my problem? I've inspected the hardware and there does not appear to be a lose cable anywhere.  As far as I can tell there is nothing to plug into either one of those two ports. I have also updated my bios, disabled secure boot and all power management functions (suggestions I read in other posts). So far nothing has worked.  I've included a copy of my msinfo32 and a picture of the motherboard. I'm at my wit's end, so any assistance would be greatly appreciated.  

A:HP Omni 27-1057c video card upgrade

Hi, The first card is compatible with the 51 machines including the following 27" machines HP Omni 27-1010ef AiO PC FRHP Omni 27-1200a AiO PC AUSTHP Omni 27-1200ee AiO PC ARABHP Omni 27-1200eg AiO PC GRHP Omni 27-1200er AiO PC RUSSHP Omni 27-1200es AiO PC SPHP Omni 27-1202ed AiO PC NLHP Omni 27-1210xt CTO Desktop PCHP Omni 27-1265ef AiO PC FR the second card is compatible with 14 machines insluding the following 27" machines HP Omni 27-1100ee AIO PC ARABHP Omni 27-1100er AiO PC RUSSHP Omni 27-1100et AiO PC TURKHP Omni 27-1101ed AiO PC NLHP Omni 27-1101er AiO PC RUSSHP Omni 27-1140eg AiO PC GRHP Omni 27-1180ef AiO PC FR  Your 27" machine is not in BOTH lists therefore the simple answer: they are not compatible with your machine. Regards.

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Can I upgrade Graphic card for omni 120-1020in pc?System info: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c03045125 Thank you for your time.

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The computer has 500 GB 7200RPM SATA   3G 1st hard drive4GB PC3 10600 SODIMM memory  1x4GBCan I upgrade to a 1 or 2 TB? CAN I change the intel pentium processor  G620 processor to an I5 ?

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I am currently running windows 10 x64  build 1511 but the update to build 1607 fails. Microsoft tech said I need windows 10 drivers. Does anyone have a solution.  Thanks

A:Can't find any windows 10 drivers for my hp pavilion p7-1126...

HelloUnfortunately this equipment doesn`t support Windows10.We recomment to try to apply the Windows Updates (In the Search from the Start Menu). Make sure to use HP Softpaq Download Manager:ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/caps-softpaq/HP_SDM_Setup.exe Also, you can try to find the controllers manually:http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/auto-detect-tool You can find more information here:http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-p7-Desktop-PC-series/5146449/model/51569... Hope you find this useful, if not feel free to reply back

I am an HP Employee!

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I have a Gigabyte Socket 775 motherboard with an AGP video card, and I want to upgrade to a system that has PCI express X 16 for a new video card. The thing is, I dont want to see my 2gb PC3200 dual channel kit go to waste because all the new motherboard are DDR2 only.

So is it too late to upgrade to 939? With the money saved without getting new memory for conroe boards or AM2, and the relativly inexpensive price for a 939 board, I can get a Athlon 64 X2 3800 for 939 which is much, much faster than my current cpu, and get PCIX16 video card support, all the things that I exactly want!

A:Budget upgrade: Upgrade to Core 2 motherboard, AM2 or 939?

Works For Me

Sounds like you have thought things out. If you want to save your DDR I (thats what it is called now) a socket 939 motherboard is the way to go. Still avaiable for the present, and socket 939 dual core processors are coming down in price. Just make sure your memory is compatiable with the new motherboard. You should be good for a while, although the future belongs to DDR II.

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Not sure if this is the correct catogory to post my question in, but here goes. I have a HP Omni 100, about 6 yrs old. About a month ago, I went to the restore function & my computer crashed. Now, all I keep getting on my screen, after the initial start up is select keyboard function, or something of that nature. I hope I have not lost everything I have in that computer, since I have pics I cannot replace. Two or three months ago, it started to act funny. The page I was on would turn into a smaller square in the middle of the screen, and that square would be full of multi colored lines.(Like snow on a tv screen) Now I cannot get it to do anything but show the keyboard page????? Please advise as to what I could or should do. THANK YOU Roger

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I have a all in one HP OMNI 200 pc. The computer came with windows 7 but was upgraded to windows 10 about 6 months ago.   Was trying to do a recovery/reset and it froze up with the following message:RecoveryYour PC /device needs to be repaired.  The operating system couldn't be loaded because the kernal is missing or contains errors.File:/windows/system32/ntoskrnl.exeerror code 0xc0000221

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Hi,My pc monitor suddenly just stop working. But there isnt any port available to connect to another monitor. All my work is this pc and i need to extract them, is there anyways to do it? Also is it advisable to get it repair?

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At the moment I have an intel SE440bx-2 (genuine) mobo.
After my repairs Intel supplied a P III850 which I believe is the max this mobo supports( after bios updates). I am running this with a Leadtek A170 DDR T. This card supports agp 4x (spec 2.0) whereas my current mobo supports agp 2x (spec 1.0) but intel built in the 3.3volt spec with this board(required for spec 2.0--as I understand).
In a few weeks I shall have some spare cash and wish to upgrade to a better mobo that supports full agp 4x, as well as a CPU upgrade in the future. And also It would also be good to have a mobo with with some O'C capabilities. I've done a bit of huntin' on google and figured maybe an ASUS TUSL2-C.
I know that there are better options available but I will be on a limited budget.
Any thoughts or suggestions muchly appreciated

A:Motherboard upgrade


Obviously not.
Don't know if my original post is accurate, but I figure it must be.
I was thinking about a mobo that supports the PIV (1.6 onwards).
I really need some ideas as there is a plethora of mobos and I ain't too savvy with with all the ins and outs of mobos.
If anyone has any suggestions feel free to post.
(don't make me beg )

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I presently have an AMP Athalon XP 2000+ CPU on an Asus A7N266VM Motherboard with 512 Megs of the DDR 333Mhz PC2700 RAM and I am very unhappy with the performance of my computer so I am upgrading the Motherboard and CPU and I need some help.

I plan to upgrade to an Intel D865GBFL Motherboard with a Pentium 4 2.4 Ghz CPU.

My questions are these:

1) Will I need any sort of adapter cables or cords to make the Power Supply or any of the other various connectors work with this configuration?
2) I know that the PC2700 333 Mhz RAM I presently have will work with the new Motherboard/CPU combination. Will I see any noticeable increase in performance if I go up to the DDR PC3200 400 MHZ RAM?
3) I have heard talk about Pentium compatible Power Supplies. Is there any validity to this or is it just a bunch of hot air? I know my Power Supply will put out at least 350 watts so would I be OK or will I have to switch out the Power Supply as well?

Any help that I can get will, as always be grealty appreciated. Thanks a bunch.

A:Motherboard Upgrade; Need Help!

Does your existing PSU have a small plugh with 4 pins arranged in a square pattern? If it does it is a P4 compatable PSU

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Im thinking about upgrading my mobo but i dont know much about doing this so far so im worried it wont be compatible with anything, (hd, power, disk drive, and so on) and i dont wanna have to replace everything. how can i be sure it will be compatible? (its kinda old, 2003 i think, has only PCI and DDR, but has a pentuim four 2.4gigahertz) it says Glendale Motherboard, idk specifics.

A:Motherboard Upgrade

What other hardware do you have, or are planning to use with the new motherboard? Things like, hard drive type (IDE, SATA)... Power supply size in Watts. Your memory is probably DDR PC2100...

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My laptop is the Dell Latitude E6510 with board number 02K3Y4 (no nvidia gpu)My processor is the intel i7 620mMy question is,
1. Can I replace the board with board number CN-0HMKY7 (same laptop but the version with a nvidia gpu)
1.a if not is there any board with nvidia gpu that will swap out?
2. and am I able to use the same processor 

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I am looking to upgrade the motherboard in my HP Pavilion dv9743cl Notebook PC. Does anyone know of a possible upgrade that I can purchase. I am looking for motherboards that support either DDR3 or DDR4. All help is appreciated. Thanks.

A:Motherboard upgrade

Hi, Not like desktops, each series of laptops has different motherboard and upgrading this means buying a new computer. Regards.

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Hi, I am having trouble. I bought a Dell 3000 2.66 ghz celeron d 512 mb 80 gb computer. That is what I could afford and trust. Yet, it works great for school but horrible for gaming. My motherboard only holds PCI. So i bought a PCI card 256 mb 128 bit Geforce fx5500. But i have not recieved it yet though the mail. So I was wondering if I would upgrade my motherboard for my dell in the upcoming weeks to improve gaming and the computer overall. Can someone please give me some advice?? Thanks


A:How do I upgrade my motherboard???

I really dont recommend changing out just the motherboard with Dell computers. They do not usually have a good power supply plus they are cramped inside for space. You may also have a hard time fitting aftermarket mainboards into that case.

Alternatively, it's usually much more prudent to try and scavenge as many parts off your Dell as possible to fit into a new system. You can find new cases that will mount any mainboard, with nice 450W or higher power supply + case fans for around $60-$90 at NewEgg:

Also realize, with a mainboard change, re-installing Windows XP comes highly recommended. You can do this without a re-install, but it takes several steps and can leave a lot of older hardware drivers/chipset/agp around that require even more steps to clean away properly. Needless to say, if you're not a big XP pro, it's generally easier to simply cdburn your files/data and re-install from the CD's and re-activate with the sticker serial on your Dell case.

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   I have a g7 2017 us that I want to upgrade from a core i3 to core i7.  The existing motherboard can only accept  a core i5 upgrade.  So I need to replace the existing mb with a new one and compatible core i7 chip.  Is there such a motherboard that will fit in the 2017us or should I forget the upgrade ???

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A friend's computer died and we noticed (after some investigation) that the motherboard was faulty.

We bought a Gigabyte 775 Intel 865G/ICH5 motherboard making sure that we could keep the Pentium 4 processor. The motherboard's description said that it supports our existing processor (a Pentium 4, 2.60Ghz/512/400 SL6PP).

However the processor socket in the new Gigabyte m/board is slightly larger than the Pentium 4 processor. The old m/board processor socket was a mPGA478B.

Did we buy the worng motherboard? I particularly wanted this one for its IDE support as we intended to use the existing hard disk too.

Any help comments will be greatly appreciated.


A:Motherboard upgrade

Indeed you did buy the wrong motherboard. You purchased a socket 775 motherboard when you wanted a socket 478. The 478's aren't very widely available anymore, maybe it's time for a bigger upgrade?

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I've got a Dell dimention E510(P4 3.0GH) and want to upgrade to a dual core processor. Already upgraded the power supply to a BFG ATX 12v v2.2 650 watt and running a Geforce 8800gt video card. I do a lot of video work and I'd like to work a little faster and give myself some room to upgrade to dual video cards down the road. Money is tight but I'd rather not skimp and need to upgrade too soon. Should I go the AMD route or stick with Intell? People say you can get more bang for the buck with the AMD's but I get confused trying to compare the intel's to the AMD's. I'd like to go with a dual core 3.1GH or 3.2GH(would settle for 3.0GH if it saves some money and you think it would still be a good enough upgrade.

As for the motherboard, like I said I'd like to have an extra PCI express slot open so I can run dual video cards down the road. I need at least 3 SATA inputs(have 2 internal HDD's and a blu-ray drive). Want to use the quicker DDR3 ram 1066, but again I would settle for the high end DDR2 1066 or the DDR3 800 if need be. Would like at least 4 slots for RAM so I can upgrade that down the road as well since I'm going to have to shell out money for that as well.

Can anyone give me some choices?

This also means I'll have to install windows XP again right? So do I have to buy an install CD to do that? Really can't afford to pay for that too so I'm hoping I've misunderstood that part.

A:Help with CPU & motherboard upgrade

The Dell Dimension E510 is made for Intel processors and the model of Intel it will accept appears to be limited. The other thing is you won't have to re-install Windows if you upgrade your processor. If you cannot put a dual processor in your computer, there still might be a way to do something within your budget, even if it eventually means saving as many parts as you can and building a new computer.

Does this fit the description of your computer? Go to the web page below:


Dell Dimension E510 (Pentium 4 630 3GHz, 512MB RAM, 80GB HDD, XP Media Center 2005)

Product summary

The good: Updated appearance; removable side panel provides easy access to case interior; quiet operation.

The bad: Dual-core CPU not an option; no FireWire ports; limited graphics-card options; too little storage for a media PC; stingy standard support.

The bottom lineThe bottom line: Dell's mainstream Dimension E510 looks good from the outside, but surprisingly limited configuration options dampen our enthusiasm.

Specifications: Processor: Intel Pentium 4 630 (3.0 GHz) ; RAM installed: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM ; Hard drive: 80 GB Standard

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Hello there reader. I have a HP P2-1343W desktop. It has a Pegatron APXD1-DM (Redwood B) Mini ITX Form Factor. The chipset is an AMD Hudson-D1 FCH. The size of it is 17 cm (6.7 inches) x 17 cm (6.7 inches). I was wondering what motherboard i could upgrade to that is NOT an OEM motherboard. (I like overclocking.) Anyways, thank you for your time. Bye!

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Help! I have an older Compaq Presario 5441 I want to up grade it to a better motherboard and faster processor but I don't know what is compatible and which is the best buy? I already have my hard drive and everything else to upgrade. Can someone please give a novice some advice.

A:What Motherboard to upgrade?

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If I have to change my Motherboard a " Intel (wasp) Socket 478 Pentium 4" is there any need to upgrade or just put the same one in? Mine fried my Raid controllers out. Thanks for any advice on Motherboard upgrades.
:suspiciou Will I get any speed or other benefits from a upgrade?

Gateway 710XL
1024MB Ram P3200
audigity 2 ZX
Nvidia GeForce FX 5950 Ultra
D875PBZ Motherboard
Onboard Raid controllers (82801EB/ER) (ICH5/ICH5R) SATA & PATA

A:Why upgrade a Motherboard????


That depends on a lot of things- the first thing I would ask is .....are you sure it's the mobo's fault? Not PSU, or other hardware problems.

It's a good board and chipset, lots of CPU support, 4 GB RAM capable, etc., but it is a 478 socket. Looks like 800MHz max FSB. Do you game? Heavy? Do you want to? It has AGP 8x, but no PCIe slot. It all depends on what you currently use/need it for, and for how much longer.

If you intend to stay with Intel over the long haul, an LGA775 should be considered. If you're satisfied with what you're doing with it, seems like there is still space for updating with that board for a good while, but not too long. Faster RAM's, higher FSB's, and larger caches now being prevalent, you may begin to feel left behind, so you might wanna look at your budget, your plans, and consider this to be the time to upgrade.

Just my humble opinion- :wave:

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Okay, I have a HP Pavilion Slimline s7517c, and it has an Asus PTGV-DM Onyx2-GL8E, and I was wondering, if I could upgrade it with a newer mini itx motherboard.

A:Can I upgrade my motherboard?

Yes, you an probably use most any ITX motherboard, but you might have to buy a CPU and memory for the new board. Also, the front panel wire harness might need to be altered to match the front panel pins on the new motherboard

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ok so my graphics card died in my computer which is roughly 8 years old. so i have since discovered that no one makes or sells PCI compatible graphics cards. So i was thinking that since i need to make some hardware upgrades anyway why not upgrade to a dual core processor and new motherboard with some PCIe slots to support new stuff. OK a few questions.

1) If i have a purchased copy of windows XP will i lose all my music and files on my hard drive by doing said upgrade?

2) I have a stock power supply (250 W) is that enough to run this motherboard
(Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2H Socket 775 Intel G41 + ICH7 Intel GMA X4500 Graphics with HDMI/DVI Port DDR2 800/667Mhz GigaLAN 7.1-Ch HD Audio 4x SATA 3.0Gb/s Support 1333Mhz FSB Micro ATX | Canada Computers)
with this processor
(Intel Pentium Dual Core E5800 Socket LGA775, 3.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB L2 Cache, 45nm (Retail Box) (BX80571E5800) | Canada Computers)

3) i am aware that the above parts are only compatible with 64 bit windows products, will these parts be able to work with my current x86 version of windows XP??

Any response is appreciated.

A:Motherboard Upgrade

PCI video cards are still available and may be the least expensive way out, depending on your needs.

You will have to match your power supply to the complete build of your computer - processor, drives, video card, etc. It's not just wattage, but also quality of the PS and appropriate connectors. Mobo power connectors may be different.

You can usually install a 32 bit OS on a 64 bit machine. Check for drivers first. You will lose your music files and data if you reformat or reinstall Windows on the same drive.

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We had a working Gigabyte GA-8IPE775-G.

Now whenever I try and turn it on it gives a 'pfft' sound and absolutely nothing happens - so have been running the old pentium 3 ever since but now looking to upgrade it.

Any suggestions??

Also just searching around other threads, doing a straight mobo swapover (transplanting all parts) isn't the only thing I have to do?

My bro says 2-3 years is about the lifespan of a mobo these days? Any truth to that?


A:Motherboard upgrade

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Yes this is my first time posting here. I have a Emachine W3410 With an MSI RS480M-IL motherboard and a AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 2.2GHz processor. What I'm trying to do is figure out what size motherboard and what kind of mobo i can use in it and what i would need to do to replace it. This is just an upgrade so I can run my games better. Also you may need to know that I want to stay with my PC3200 DDR 400MHz Ram chips which I have 2 that equals 2 gigs and want to stay with my new Sapphire ATI Radeon X1600PRO Advantage Edition 446MHz DDR clock speed at 256 MB Video Card And all the other stuff it came with from HD to my two dvd/cd burners to which all is IDE.
Also would I have to do anything to my current windowsXP sp2 home edition because emachines told me i would have to get another copy of it and install it and would it be a good idea to upgrade my psu as well and if so what kind do you recommend.

A:Want to upgrade my motherboard and cpu

PSU upgade definately, i believe its just a atx case i know my compaq presario is...

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I have a dell Gen 5 xps
intel Pentium 4 Processor 660 (3.6GHz,800SB) w/HT
2MB cache

can the motherboard and PCU be upgraded?
What is the fastest upgrade it will take?

A:upgrade motherboard

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At the moment I've got:

CPU Type AMD Duron XP, 1300 MHz (13 x 100)
Motherboard Name ASRock K7VM2 (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 1 AMR, 2 SDR DIMM, 2 DDR DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN)
Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8375 ProSavageDDR KM266
System Memory 512 MB (DDR SDRAM)

I can upgrade to an AMD 333 I think - but I'm thinking of going for a new board.

The main question I have is I'm using pc2100 Ram and I notice the newer ones are using faster ram. Would I be able to get away with using my existing ram?

Also I'm using oem xp home. Will I have to get a new copy because of a large hardware change?

Thanks for your help.

A:Help on Motherboard Upgrade

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So im Thinking about Upgrading my Cpu Motherboard I only have a 200$ Budget So im kinda trying to shoot for playing World of warcraft and leauge of legends if u can list 2 parts which would be good for that im kinda aiming for 60 fps lowest graphics so any tips would be good

A:CPU + motherboard upgrade

What are your computer specs now before you upgrade?
What resolutions are you planning on using to game with?

$200 is not allot to work with. Is there any chance you could go higher?

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I built my PC several years ago and it needs an upgrade. My mother board is an Intel D975xbx2, no longer supported. I need an upgrade to support Lightroom and Photoshop CC. The board needs to support either the geforce GTX 760+ or GTX 900 series graphic cards. thanks

A:Motherboard upgrade

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Hi all,

The heavy duty stuff I am doing with my PC right now are photo (21.1 megapixel raw files) and video editing plus the occasional Battlefield 3 gaming. I am okay with the speed I have but I would like to upgrade my RAM to improve my performance. However, my motherboard only supports DDR2 RAM.

Unfortunately I am not very up-to-date on things and really would appreciate some expert help.

My current set-up on my Windows 7 - 64bit PC is:
Motherboard: Gigabyte EP43-S3L
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400
Graphics Card: Radeon HD 6870

Thanks for your help in advance. I would not like to spend more than 450 dollars.


A:Upgrade motherboard + CPU + RAM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504 229.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293 134.90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231560 82.99.

final price is 447.88$

seeing that your video editing a cpu with hyperthreading and more threads would be wonders unfortunatly the i7 didnt quite fit your budget unless u would of gone for the older versions which I wouldnt recommend the i5-3570k is a beast overclocker and is the best bang for the buck in gaming and I doubt u will have any regrets the graphics card is okay for another year or so so youll have a decent system all in all which will run battlefield 3 on ultra/ w/o AA proly or even with AA depends resolution

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I have a COMPAQ Presario 7470 with AMD K6-2 533Mhz cpu.
the motherboard # is compaq 0648h. I would like to upgrade the motherboard and CPU. I need to know the formfactor for the case. The case has four expansion slots on the backside. There are 4 PCI slots and no AGP on this board. AT, ATX, or MATX ?

A:Motherboard upgrade

sorry about the text screwup

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I'm thinking of upgrading my Athalon 550 MB and CPU to something around 800-850. In the "old days", all the cases and MB's were considered AT compatible, so it would just drop in.

Would it be safe to say that if I order a motherboard from a manufacture that it will fit?

My main concern is the USB-Serial-Parallel "plate" that is located on the back of the motherboard. Are they all the same?

I currently have a Cybermax case with an ATX IR1 motherboard.

Again. There is a plate at the back for the external connections and I want to make sure that a new board will be a direct replacement.


P.S. Can someone recommend a brand name.

A:Motherboard Upgrade

Most cases come with multiple i/o panels for this. You just put in the one you need. Others have a page where you can select the one you want from layouts. I have purchased 3 cases in the last 6 months and all fit the mobo fine.

You can check here for cases http://www.antec-inc.com/ www.addtronics.com www.3dcool.com for super cooled case, mostly overclockers like these.

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hi does any know what form factor the motherboard of the lenovo thinkCentre M58e is? and whether i can recase it? thank you.

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I would like to upgrade my parents computer by changing the motherboard, but really don't know anything about this process.
Its a compaq presario 5012us running 512mb right now
here are the original specs

I understand I might have to buy a new powersupply.

I am aiming for total costs of 50-70 dollars max and looking for a pentium 4 motherboard.

thanks everyone

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Hi mate and welcome to TSG forums.

Please tell me this: Why do you want to upgrade the motherboard? Do you want to add a new CPU to your computer? Or is the current motherboard broken?

I ask the above questions because a motherboard upgrade is not such usual. Upgrading a motherboard is mostly done if you want to upgrade other hardware as well, getting a new motherboard alone usually doesn't improve system performance that much to justify the cost.

EDIT: I see that you have a Pentium 3 machine and you ask for a Pentium 4 motherboard. This is not recommended because Pentium 4s are already very old. Even if you find one you may need to upgrade other parts of your computer as well and not only your PSU. You may want to get a newer computer, tell us what you usually do with your computer and we can find for cheap parts that you can buy!

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Hi, I know that this question has been asked (a lot), but I want to upgrade my motherborad because I have an older pc and it's running slow and trying to keep up with Windows 10. Is there a motherboard upgrade to make my computer faster? Maybe you could leave the name of the other motherboard. Or maybe all I need is a CPU upgrade Thanks a lot for taking the time....

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A:motherboard upgrade

@jumper77?, welcome to the forum. There are several things that you have to consider when upgrading the motherboard: 1) the Form Factor of of the mobo.  This is to assure that the stand-offs in the case will match the holes in the mobo. 2) the CPU socket (Intel or AMD).  This will assure that your CPU/processor will work 3) the type and speed of the memory.  This will assure that your memory will work with the new mobo and 4) the connectors in the case have to matcn those on the mobo.  HP has their mobos made to their specs.  So, the connectors may be proprietary.  You can choose a manufacturer's mobo and contact their Tech Support to see if they can tell you if it is compatible. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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I have all my system information and I am curious if I can upgrade my motherboard to support a faster processor. I currently have a Dell Dimension XPS T600r. I know that I can upgrade my processor up to a 1G PIII slot1. My question is is there anywhere I can find information on what motherboards would be compatible with my system such that I would be able to increase RAM, processor, bus size and speed, etc...?

Thanks for your help.

Adam Turner

A:Motherboard Upgrade??

Dell is a proprietary system. If you want to upgrade the motherboard. You will need to buy a new case for this new motherboard. Since the new board either wont fit or you wont be able to mount it properly in the dell case.

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 Hi there! Recently i bough a GPU (Gforce gtx 740) for my hp desktop (envy h8). The i bought a PSU to conect to the GPU. After installing the GPU the computer gets stuck at the start up screen. I found out it was a BIOS problem that couldnt be fixed. HP desktops with windows 7 didnt have the BIOS upgrade needed. So im thinking of changing the motherboard. Im afraid that the motherboard will also have compatibility issues with my HP. So can anyone recommend me a motherboard that is compatible with my desktop? I have one in mind..http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009FC3YJ8/ref=s9_simh_gw_g147_i1_r?ie=UTF8&fpl=fresh&pf_rd_m=ATVPD...

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Did you purchase a GT 740 ?   Could not find link to GTX 740. MSI offers cards that have the hybrid BIOS switch capable of supporting your Legacy motherboard.  The GTX 750Ti versions are better than the GT 740.Caveats on a different motherboard:1) Price ???2) Need to purchase a new retail WIN 7 (downloadable ($70-80).3) Adapt the front panel header to existing case, or a new case ???

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This may be connected to a problem I've posted earlier about Windows Media Center not working. USAMA suggested I update the Nvidia driver for my GeForce 6600 video card. After doing that I am still having the same problem with the Media Center.

When I first decided to upgrade to Vista Ultimate (with a clean install), I ran the Vista Upgrade Advisor. There were things that I found that wouldn't work but there was no mention of the motherboard being a problem.

I went to MSI's site and checked to see if I could upgrade the BIOS and found out that I couldn't. Secondly they told me that my motherboard was "not" vista ready and that they wouldn't install Vista on it. MSI then directed me to a page where I could purchase vista certified MSI motherboards.

I wish the Vista Upgrade Advisor had flagged the motherboard. That may be what is causing the crash when I run Windows Media Center.

Is there anything I can do to checik and see if I am out of luck with this entire installation because of the motherboard not being certified by M$.

Thanks for any ideas and suggestions.


p.s. I have gone through every other program that is installed on the computer and everything works fine.

A:Msi Motherboard Upgrade

You haven't said what motherboard you are talking about.

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OK. So I searched the forums here for a bit and I understand that I will no longer be able to use my current OEM windows when I install my new motherboard. No, I do not have a clue about what I am doing, but I am very excited about doing it. All I need (hopefully) is an OS. I understand that OEM is manufacturer version, only compatibly with one machine and one alone (courtesy of Wikipedia and a very unhelpful HP support rep who just wanted to sell me a new PC...). I just don't want to spend $89 on the OEM version just to find out I need something else, or whatever... Here's the dillema everyone is facing right now. Vista needs a few (a lot) more updates before I even want to bother with it. But I will want it in another year or two. Therefore, I don't want to spend $200 on XP retail version now then $250 later on Vista, so I am leaning towards the OEM version for a cheap quick fix. I still would like input from anyone who knows anything more about the subject that I do, which is most likely some 99.9% of the world population. Here are the main questions I have: is the content in both software packages the same? Is everything I need for installing included in the OEM version (software)? What does 16G @ 64X mean? Any input is welcome, positive or negative.

and if you wanted to know. I only needed a new video card, but turns out I need other things in order to run a better one than the one I have. It turns out is cost less to get a new system... then I got it and... Read more

A:Motherboard Upgrade


It is confusing when you face this issue> do I upgrade, or buy a new system to run Vista?

The easiest way is to go with a "Ready for Vista" setup.

I can't help you that much with all the hardware items, but I can with your question about XP OEM vs. Retail.
1. OEM Microsoft copies are for sale, without being pre-installed on any computer, single license and CD..... They run about $85 plus or minus. They can be installed on any computer, but are married to that same system (meaning the same motherboard and some items of hardware) for life.

XP Home, or Pro, is available as an OEM, which is less costly, but cannot be transferred to another machine!

Here is XP Home Edition for $89 and is probably what you saw,


Note that it does NOT say "Dell" or any other, computer brand.

This comes with Service Pack 2 included. OEM copies do not have tech support like Retail does.
**One processor systems only are supported, though it does run on multi-core systems. NOT dual processor systems.

**This OEM version will only allow a clean Install, and your existing data will be deleted. (Right- it formats the hard drive etc).
Here is another good place to buy and this link is for the XP Pro Edition, not Home....OEM w/SP2, for $139.00


(YOu will see some that are X64 there, too)

There is some good info about X64 bit... Read more

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