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Old 08-28-2009, 07:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi i have bought a motherboard and it is untested so i was wondering wheather anyone would be able to tell me if i could buy a motherboard tester what would plug into a usb port in my current computer and connect to the motherboard i have bought and test to see if it works?
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You need to install a CPU, Memory and give it power from a power supply. You can then connect a monitor to the VGA port and verify POST.
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And a video card if it doesn't have an onboard.
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