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Replacement Celeron motherboard....

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by conuk, 5 Jun 2006.

  1. conuk

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 5 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,497

    Location: Engerland :)

    Replacing a motherboard in a friends Emachine 410 (!)

    It has a 2.40 ghz celeron in it...

    anybody care to recommend a cheap replacement ? (shes gave me £50) to spend but can get more....
    (present : agp Radeon 9200 - 512 ddr memory - onboard sound...)

    so its nothing flash :)

    Havent had Intel for ages so your thoughts are appreciated :)
     
  2. basmic

    PermaBanned

    Joined: 10 Apr 2004

    Posts: 13,144

    Location: Darlington, County Durham

    Just get a cheap Socket 478 motherboard. I'm afraid I can't say where, because I'd be linking to competitors. :(
     
  3. VoG

    Soldato

    Joined: 20 Jan 2004

    Posts: 5,763

    Location: Nottingham

    stick an ASUS P4DV800D-X in it, you can get em for under £30 if you shop around & there AGP and PCI-E on the same mobo, so at a later date she can stick a PCI-E gfx card in if she can't find an agp card.
     
  4. conuk

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 5 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,497

    Location: Engerland :)

    thanks fellas - socket 478 it is :)
     
  5. FatRakoon

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 10,155

    Location: Behind you... Naked!

    Id stick with the Mobo she has and get a cheap Pentium instead!

    Even if the Mobo is broken, it will still be quicker! LOL

    Check out eebhay? Look for S478

    I wouldnt waste up to £50 for a Celeron based PC mate... I would consider getting a cheap-o Pentium and Mobo as its going to be an improvement over the Celeron.