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athlon xp motherboard

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by asianlexi, 15 Jan 2006.

  1. asianlexi

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    Joined: 29 Nov 2005

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    Hi my grandads computer needs a new motherboard, as the old one has failed, does anyone know what kind of motherboard i should buy for a athlon xp 2100+ processor.
     
  2. benjo

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    Joined: 4 Sep 2005

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    Location: London

    I wouldn't go for anything too snazy.. as it looks like an old system and i can't see your grandad using it for uber gaming :p Shame OCuK don't stock socket a motherboards :(
     
  3. Topitoff

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    Joined: 28 Apr 2004

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    You need a socket A motherboard; there are still plenty available but you need one that is compatible with the rest of you grandads pc.
    So it would help if you can post the make/model of the failed mobo along with the memory type/speed and the graphics card make/model.
    NB the graphics maybe on-board the mobo.
    With this info I should be able to recommend some inexpensive options

    T
     
  4. asianlexi

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    Joined: 29 Nov 2005

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    hi thx for your replys, i decided to use my bonus pay, and buy him a dell 6000 laptop.
     
  5. NJ-

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    Location: Northampton

    Lucky grandad. :)