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Windows 7: Need help choosing new motherboard

22 Jul 2013   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Yes with a phone call Microsoft can do anything if they so desire.
In my little experience with calls to Microsoft on such matters the motherboard had to be a matching board. Not a upgrade. Like I stated; Microsoft will make that decision.


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22 Jul 2013   #12
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Just a pointer, uATX is the same as mATX, miniATX. The μ symbol means "Micro" in this case. They are, in general, 9.6" x 8", sometimes less than 8.
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24 Jul 2013   #13
oneskrewluse

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

finally found me one its coming from china as a referb but w/e thanks every one for the input

New HP P6640F HPE 410Y Alvorix RS880 uATX 620887 001 618937 001 Motherboard | eBay
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25 Jul 2013   #14
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

That's about $122 with shipping, you could have got a new board cheaper from a US source with a workable warranty.
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27 Jul 2013   #15
oneskrewluse

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

this was the closest MB to match both size screw pattern and my current hardware.
i would like to thank every one for their input on this, and im marking this as problem solved


thanks again
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27 Jul 2013   #16
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hmm hope it goes ok for you Screwy I am VERY wary of Ebay stuff mate too but if that is the only way you have of getting one then I suppose you have not much choice.

What about a new build stuff is really quite cheap at the moment or so it seems in the US
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28 Jul 2013   #17
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

All uATX/mATX boards have the same screw pattern. That was my point in a previous post.
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28 Jul 2013   #18
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

oneskrewluse let us know how things go after you install your motherboard.
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29 Jul 2013   #19
oneskrewluse

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

i will, its still some where in china land right now lol been watching the tracking number it looks like circles
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30 Jul 2013   #20
oneskrewluse

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Ok, the new MB is in and installed. I'm currently installing Windows yet again, and I will update yet again when its done and drivers are up to date


WISH ME LUCK
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