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Windows 7: Need a new motherboard


20 Mar 2011   #1
youllbelost

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 
Need a new motherboard

Dont know why i am posting here..:/

okay the thing is that want to upgrade my recent motherboard to any other which is better, being in the range of 160-190$.

Any suggestions would do.

YBL


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20 Mar 2011   #2
Wil1948

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Iam running a Intel D975XBX2 with QX6800 and 8GB memory. Bought the board on eBay for $45 in a auction new not used. Bought the QX6800 for $120 on eBay. Memory from Crucial out the nose. Got it OC running at 3.25G. Stable now for at least a year. Running the blue Intel fan. Works for me.
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20 Mar 2011   #3
youllbelost

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

man,, its a ATX , i need a aATX,,

anyways thanx..

YBL
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20 Mar 2011   #4
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by youllbelost View Post
man,, its a ATX , i need a aATX,,

anyways thanx..

YBL
What board are you trying to replace?

The MSI 785g-E53 that you list is a full-sized ATX board (304 X 245 mm).

I suppose that you wish to upgrade more than just the motherboard. I'm not sure that there's a MB + CPU for less than $190 that'll be a significant upgarde over what you have.
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21 Mar 2011   #5
youllbelost

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by youllbelost View Post
man,, its a ATX , i need a aATX,,

anyways thanx..

YBL
What board are you trying to replace?

The MSI 785g-E53 that you list is a full-sized ATX board (304 X 245 mm).

I suppose that you wish to upgrade more than just the motherboard. I'm not sure that there's a MB + CPU for less than $190 that'll be a significant upgarde over what you have.
i meant uATX.
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22 Mar 2011   #6
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Might I suggest keeping it in the family ?
MSI Global – Mainboard - 890FXA-GD70
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22 Mar 2011   #7
youllbelost

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

Thanks mate. will check its prices... have to get this one..
liked the OC Dial thing.

\m/

YBL
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22 Mar 2011   #8
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

what are you looking to make- Daily use, gaming machine, server? What kind of hardware are you running? are you looking to upgrade your CPU? what RAM do you have? what speed? are you looking to upgrade it? hard drive- im assuming sata but do you currently have 1,2,3? i see your video card is PCI-E are you planning to or thinking abotu crossfire?

questions questions questions!
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23 Mar 2011   #9
youllbelost

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kool1zero View Post
what are you looking to make- Daily use, gaming machine, server? What kind of hardware are you running? are you looking to upgrade your CPU? what RAM do you have? what speed? are you looking to upgrade it? hard drive- im assuming sata but do you currently have 1,2,3? i see your video card is PCI-E are you planning to or thinking abotu crossfire?

questions questions questions!
My goodness!
1. Gaming-not hardcore
2. no i am not upgrading my CPU.
3.G.skill 1333mhz 4 Gb
4. No upgrade to ram
5. 1 internal (SATA) 1 external
6. NO crossfire

P.S. I read somewhere that this motherboard has some stability option depending on the manufacturer. Thats why i need to buy a new one(a better one).

YBL
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