ello everyone, I'm in need of the forums' assistance and expertise. I have an older computer that I want to get running again for the family.
A few months ago I created a similar thread
with the end goal of upgrading. This time, however, I want to replace or purchase similar parts so that we can use the computer as it is.
he motherboard (P5W DH DELUXE
) is faulty and I would like to replace it. I've found sellers providing the same make however, since I'm spending the money, I may as well buy a better one.
So, the new motherboard must be compatible with the processor (Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6320
) as well as the video card (EVGA GeForce GTS 450
The motherboard also cannot be too new
since the ram we're using is DDR2
s for the case I see that a lot of new ones have their power supply carriages fastened to the bottom which is awesome because it would make the case less top heavy. The beat up one that we have now has it fastened to the top.
Does it matter whether the PSU carriage is on top or on the bottom? I know it's a simple question but I would rather be safe than sorry. Any recommendations would be welcome.
o, thanks again for helping another hapless newbie techie. This community has always been helpful in the past and for that I'm grateful. Have a good day or night!