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Old 03-10-2008, 09:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need a new motherboard, since mine is really old. These are my old motherboard specs HP and Compaq Desktop PCs*-* Motherboard Specifications, A7V8X-LA (Kelut)*
I want one that works with DDR1 ram, and my AMD processor. Preferably I want it to be cheap around 70 dollars. I dont know much about motherboards. Any suggestions on what to buy?

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Old 03-11-2008, 12:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: which motherboard to buy...

Why get another mobo if you are keeping the same components?

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Any real reason to upgrade?
Newegg.com - Open Box: PC CHIPS M848A (V5.0) A (462) SiS 746FX ATX AMD Motherboard

20 bucks open box...

Newegg.com - PC CHIPS M848A (V5.0) A (462) SiS 746FX ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

35 not...
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