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#1 Gina_23

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 11:49 AM

as a hobby I have begun replacing parts of my old computer. I replaced the hard drive last year and now have a new CD drive/burner. I also have a new soundcard. How easy is it to go out and get and install a new motherboard? What kind of stuff am I looking for? I also have an old outdated "big box" for all the stuff. Any suggestions on a new box?


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#2 tg1911

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 12:20 PM

Since I don't know your level of expertise, I'll give you a couple of links to read, and you can decide if it's something you want to try.

pcmech.com
hardwarecentral.com
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P, CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Deneb BE, HS/F: CoolerMaster V8, RAM: 2 x 1G Kingston HyperX DDR2 800, VGA: ECS GeForce Black GTX 560, PSU: Antec TruePower Modular 750W, Soundcard: Asus Xonar D1, Case: CoolerMaster COSMOS 1000, Storage: Internal - 2 x Seagate 250GB SATA, 2 x WD 1TB SATA; External - Seagate 500GB USB, WD 640GB eSATA, 3 x WD 1TB eSATA

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