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Windows 7: Replacement Motherboard

22 Mar 2011   #1
ViperMWC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit - SP1
 
 
Replacement Motherboard

Hello All,
Requesting assistance in replacing a Foxconn 45CM-5A Motherboard.
Unable to find another one online and want to replace but be able to re-use
both CPU and RAM from the old board.
Does any one know of a board that will enable me to do this ?
Thanks in advance.
Mick C.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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22 Mar 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Your spec's say you have a Asus, not a Foxconn.
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22 Mar 2011   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This the board,

Foxconn - Products: Motherboard

If so then any socket 775 board that takes DDR2 and supports the CPU you have will do. Reason you can't find one is that the old 945G chipset has been discontinued, and short of finding a used one any new ones are old stock.
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25 Mar 2011   #4
ViperMWC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Your spec's say you have a Asus, not a Foxconn.
Forgot to mention this is my old machine, just trying to resurect it to pass it on.
New machine is the Asus one.
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25 Mar 2011   #5
essenbe
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Some of these may work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Mar 2011   #6
ViperMWC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
This the board,

Foxconn - Products: Motherboard

If so then any socket 775 board that takes DDR2 and supports the CPU you have will do. Reason you can't find one is that the old 945G chipset has been discontinued, and short of finding a used one any new ones are old stock.
I got something wrong as the dead board is a 45CM/GM not a 45/CM 5A
I don't know enough about this series of boards to know how much difference it makes, but I have found some 45CM/S boards online.
Could I pick your brains and ask what the differece is between these memory dimms ?

45CM/S Dual channel DDR2 400/533/667 x 2 DIMMs, Max. 4GB
45CM/GM DDR2 PC2-4200 (2 memory slots. Max 4GB)

Thanks for the previous info, it gave me something to work on.
Mick C.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Mar 2011   #7
ViperMWC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Some of these may work.
Thanks very much, I'll look into these and see if any will do the job.
Mick C.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Apr 2011   #8
ViperMWC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit - SP1
 
 

Just to bring this up to date and a conclusion.
Managed to find a replacement Foxconn 45 CM at long last, so problem solved.

Rebuild went fine. Computer now alive again.

Thanks to all who gave advice and info.
Mick C.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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