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Old 09-27-2007, 11:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an older Athlon chip computer. It was built by a local computer shop a few years ago. I want to upgrade the memory and video card, but I don't know how much memory it will hold, what motherboard is inside, what video card it will handle. I don't want to game with it, but I do need to view some videos on it (dui videos).
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Default Re: How Can I Tell What Motherboard Is In My Computer?

download everest or i think cpu-z tells you as well
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Default Re: How Can I Tell What Motherboard Is In My Computer?

Or...

Open it up, write down the company name/model number. Its printed on the board.

Google it.

Voila!
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Or...

Open it up, write down the company name/model number. Its printed on the board.

Google it.

Voila!
meh, thats too much work.. when you could just simply click a few things...
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Nah, you don't even have to turn off the PC.

Pc - Side Panel + Flashlight + Pen + Google = Success.
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Nah, you don't even have to turn off the PC.

Pc - Side Panel + Flashlight + Pen + Google = Success.
see with this.. all i have to do is move my hand.. i don't gotta look for nothing.. just go type in cpu-z in google.. click download... start program, then clck one of the other tabs to check the mobo.. all in the wrist :P
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Ah, but finding a program to do what you want can sometimes take much longer than you initially think. Or getting it to work right.

And its all in the wrist. That's a bad thing. Its 11:00, dude, and these people post on online forums. We all know their wrists are otherwise occupied.
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Ah, but finding a program to do what you want can sometimes take much longer than you initially think. Or getting it to work right.

And its all in the wrist. That's a bad thing. Its 11:00, dude, and these people post on online forums. We all know their wrists are otherwise occupied.
HAHAHAHA thats a good one.. they do need to save their wrist action for something else! hahaha, and its only 9 oclock in california.. lol
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Ya. who really wants to use any physical effort these days? lol
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Ya. who really wants to use any physical effort these days? lol
exactly.. which is why half the stuff we have today was made.. so we don't have to work!
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