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Recommendations for Replacing a Fried Motherboard

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#1 rjosepht


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Posted 18 April 2015 - 04:21 PM

Hi all,

The motherboard in my server tower just failed and I'm requesting recommendations for a replacement.

It currently has a Soyo P4X400 Dragon Ultra.

I'm not sure what other info to provide to the forum, other than to say I have two sets of 120G hd's that are setup in RAID.

It also has two RAM sticks, which I believe are the reason the motherboard is now fried.

I would like to upgrade to a much newer board, but I am concerned with the compatibility of the older components in the machine.

Thank you in advance for the help.



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#2 Sneakycyber


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Posted 18 April 2015 - 09:21 PM

According to a brief search that's a socket 478 motherboard. It's going to be very difficult to find a new motherboard that supports a socket 478 processor. Second if your hard drives are in a raid-0 the raid won't be compatible with another motherboard.
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#3 rjosepht

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Posted 19 April 2015 - 11:43 AM

Thanks for the quick response Sneakycyber.

You confirmed what I have encountered in my searching.

I was holding out hope someone would have a solution for my problem.

Take care.

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