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Toasted Abit Ic7-g motherboard

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#1 blockchr


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Posted 27 May 2009 - 02:19 PM

Hi, I was wondering of anyone knew of a comparable board that I could replace this one with using the same hardware. My hard drive, and DVD drive, are both IDE. I am using 3 MB in the 4 slots, My video card is AGP, and I need it to be ATX form factor to fit in my case. I have also installed a 3.0 GHZ Intel processor using the 800 FSB. Any help to keep the ol puter running instead of building a new one right now would be appreciated.


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Posted 27 May 2009 - 03:04 PM

If I'm not mistaken that is a Socket 478 motherboard.

Socket 478 is getting kind of long in the tooth.
To get a replacement you'll probably have to take your chances with a site like ebay.

THe Ic7-g is apparently highly collectable or made of gold.
2 listed on ebay [USA]
1 for $99.99 & "as is" [as is means junk that doesn't work right to me]

The other for $148. gauranteed.

I would be looking for something I could use the stuff on & let it ride.
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Posted 27 May 2009 - 03:52 PM

only problem is, I cant find a comparable board....

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 07:08 PM



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Posted 27 May 2009 - 07:25 PM

I have this exact motherboard. It performs awesome, only problem is you will have to upgrade your video when money allows (the onboard is sufficent for general use). And upgrade to DDR2 memory, but it will keep your p4 running for a few more years with the perks of PCI-E video and faster memory.

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