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    audiofader's Avatar
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    Feb 28, 2010
    Hilliard, OH
    15" MBP 2.5GHz i5, 4GB RAM
    Question Motherboards
    Hi there! So I'm trying to build myself an Ubuntu/Linux computer. I'm using an older pre-built computer and replacing/expanding some of the components. The current motherboard is dead and I need to replace it obviously. I want to know if I need to find the exact same motherboard or if I can find a newer one and install that. The current board is a Gigabyte GA-8KNXP with a Pentium 4 processor. I am willing to replace the processor and everything else in the computer if it means I can use a newer processor. Any info would be great! Thanks all!

    P.S. this is my first (re)build of a computer so any tips to would be great! Thanks again!
    Move the crowd,

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    nicecrew's Avatar
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    Dec 11, 2010
    Model Name: MacBook Model Identifier: MacBook3,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Sp
    Can you please give me your specs so we can understand what your building on?
    Thank You
    [SIZE="2"] Macbook ownwer (3,1) Macbook Pro owner Ipod nano owner HP Pavililion owner

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    Moved. Did you read the Sticky Post at the head of the forum regarding what can be posted in "Anything Goes"? Read the forum descriptions before posting.

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