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Windows 7: Motherboard

15 Sep 2011   #1
jessee

windows ultimate x 32
 
 
Motherboard

I'm putting together a computer & need some motherboard help.
I have a pentium D cpu,2 sticks of 2gb ddr2 memory,Windows 7 64 bit.I need a
motherboard that is windows 7 64 bit ready & all the motherboards I'v found are
DDR3 memory & that don't work.Hopefully a MB in the $50.00 range.Any suggestions will be appreciated
Thanks


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15 Sep 2011   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Even if you can't (or won't) do business with them, the power search feature at www.newegg.com can give you a good idea what's available.

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, Motherboards, Intel Motherboards, LGA 775, DDR2 533, DDR2 667, DDR2 800, DDR2 1066

The link is to a search for DDR2 Socket 775 motherboards. The least expensive one is:

Newegg.com - ASRock G31M-S R2.0 LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

(It's microATX, if it matters.) Don't go for an Open Box deal if you can't live with missing pieces (like the I/O shield).

If you could stretch your budget to replace your RAM with DDR3 (2X2GB can be less than $25), you'd have a greatly increased variety of motherboard choices.
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15 Sep 2011   #3
essenbe

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

Also, while looking at the boards on Newegg, be sure to read the customer feedback. You will be surprised how much you can learn about the board.
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