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Windows 7: cpu motherboard help

22 Apr 2009   #1
murphy25

windows7 7100 x64
 
 
cpu motherboard help

i am one of these old farts who will waste nothing if i can help it and my cousin knows this as he donated to me most of his old computer
motherboard-cheap msi one.
ram -1gb
graphics-geforce 8500gt(pci-e) 512mb
psu -450w
cpu-amd athlon x64 x2
also in side the case (which is trash) i salvaged 3 fans.
i have a old dvd drive (it dont burn properly,but reads ok).
and i just grabbed a 30gb hdd from an ancient machine i had lying around,put it in a caddy and it had 98 se on it..
i was going to bung it all together and use it just to test out windows7 a test machine if u like.
but i had a brainwave in my current computer (no laughing please) i have a geforce 7900gt 512mb and a amd athlon x64,so my question is do i swap the graphics card and cpu,the graphics card will fit ok but will the cpu,my motherboard is an asus a8n sli deluxe,i dont want to strip my computer down unless i know the cpu will fit so any help would be most welcome.


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22 Apr 2009   #2
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hi murphy25,

You could try here PC Perspective - Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe nForce4 Motherboard and read up on the specs. I've had a quick gander and it looks to accept the AMD Athlon 64 so it shouldn't be an issue but please, read up on it first

Hope this helps
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22 Apr 2009   #3
murphy25

windows7 7100 x64
 
 

i found a bit more info and it looks like it doesnt support the chip-

motherboard list of supported cpu's-http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=A8N-SLI%20Deluxe&product=1

the actual dual core chip i have-http://products.amd.com/en-us/DesktopCPUDetail.aspx?id=60&f1=&f2=&f3=&f4=&f5=&f6=&f7=&f8=&f9=&f10=&f11=

so looks like i need a new board for the dual core chip any recommendations?
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22 Apr 2009   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

That's a shame

As for any recommendations, sorry i can't help there but there are plenty on this forum that can. Let's hope they spot this
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25 Apr 2009   #5
skunksmash

SEVEN x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by murphy25 View Post
i found a bit more info and it looks like it doesnt support the chip-

motherboard list of supported cpu's-http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=A8N-SLI%20Deluxe&product=1

the actual dual core chip i have-http://products.amd.com/en-us/DesktopCPUDetail.aspx?id=60&f1=&f2=&f3=&f4=&f5=&f6=&f7=&f8=&f9=&f10=&f11=

so looks like i need a new board for the dual core chip any recommendations?
so.... your looking for a new mobo for the ''Amd athlon x64 x2'', what is your budget..??





SK
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