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Windows 7: Upgrading my motherboard but I have old hardware

20 Jul 2014   #11
Phill3990

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I'm glad you didn't make any actions based on my incorrect advice. I should have looked in more detail before posting. Will not happen again. Sorry again


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20 Jul 2014   #12
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The only thing you can move to a new motherboard or computer would be the video card and any hard drives. Neither the CPU or memory will work with anything current.

How much of a budget do you have?

@ Phill3990, don't worry about it, we have all slipped up at one time or another.
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20 Jul 2014   #13
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Always best to upgrade the MB, CPU, & and ram memory as a package deal at the same time.
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20 Jul 2014   #14
WarlockSpringel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
The only thing you can move to a new motherboard or computer would be the video card and any hard drives. Neither the CPU or memory will work with anything current.

How much of a budget do you have?

@ Phill3990, don't worry about it, we have all slipped up at one time or another.
I've been saving money since first grade. But I don't plan on spending more than 500 USD for a CPU, motherboardand GPU. By the way, if you wanna know I have 6000 dollars.. I'm saving up for stuff
By the way, I have a question. This motherboard says that it supports
"6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports " does that mean Sata III?
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20 Jul 2014   #15
Phill3990

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Are you asking is SATA 3 would work on the motherboard? the 3 gb/s is the transfer speed, SATA I is 1.5gbs, SATA II is 3gbs, and SATA III is 6gbs but the SATA III specifications provide backward compatibility to function on SATA I and SATA II ports. However, the maximum speed of the drive will be slower due to the lower speed limitations of the port. so your SATA III would not be able to go higher than the 3gbs supported by the board. Please correct me if i'm wrong, Thanks Phill
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20 Jul 2014   #16
WarlockSpringel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phill3990 View Post
Are you asking is SATA 3 would work on the motherboard? the 3 gb/s is the transfer speed, SATA I is 1.5gbs, SATA II is 3gbs, and SATA III is 6gbs but the SATA III specifications provide backward compatibility to function on SATA I and SATA II ports. However, the maximum speed of the drive will be slower due to the lower speed limitations of the port. so your SATA III would not be able to go higher than the 3gbs supported by the board. Please correct me if i'm wrong, Thanks Phill
Will I notice a difference if I move from a 320GB 7200rpm HDD to a 120 SATA 2 SSD by intel?
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20 Jul 2014   #17
Phill3990

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Here check out this website it shows the differences between SSD and HDD.

SSD vs HDD | StorageReview.com - Storage Reviews


Phill
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20 Jul 2014   #18
WarlockSpringel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phill3990 View Post
Here check out this website it shows the differences between SSD and HDD.

SSD vs HDD | StorageReview.com - Storage Reviews


Phill
Hmmm I didn't know magnets erased data.
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20 Jul 2014   #19
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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21 Jul 2014   #20
WarlockSpringel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

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