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    Firewall Motherboard

    Hi guys, I'm hoping someone will know where to look a bit better than I do for this. I'm currently trying to build a new firewall box and I need to find a motherboard with 4xPCI slots to handle all the interfaces I'll need. I'm having a bit of a hard time sourcing it locally. Ideally I'd...
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    Hardware Issues

    I am having trouble with my uploading speeds and I'm unsure if it might be my onboard Ethernet that is giving the problems? When I use a wireless adapter the speeds seem to be fine, as soon as I go back to cable it just doesn't want to do anything. Would the most likely problem be the Modem /...
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    WANTED: Two AM2 AMD Motherboards

    I am in need of two decent AM2 socket motherboards if someone has some for sale. I also need an AMD Phenom II Black Edition CPU, dual core or a quad core will do.
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    [FOR SALE] Motherboard Tester

    Com Port Motherboard Tester works with desktop and laptops with manual and cables R80 Collection in Bellville, Westren Cape or I can post it.
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    How can i diagnose motherboard component failure?

    Hi All. A few days ago playing STOL my 'pc' which is not a year old yet, crashed in game for the first time since I have had it. I rebooted, it started and I started to look for reason's why the crash occurred, I noticed that my sound was gone. Okay check the speakers and cables, they all...
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    short Motherboard?

    I have a MSI G41 board that is 1 year and 6 months old. It has been giving me intermittant issues for 3 months now. Somedays it doesn't start up, pick up drives or it simply just freezes every few seconds. I sent it to the supplier and they found no fault - its hard to prove since its...
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    Please help i3 1156 socket motherboard wanted

    Hi guys Is it true that the 1156 are discontinued? i cant find one anywhere on the net or at local store some guy told me from computer mania they dont make them anymore a good second Hand mobo is fine. Thanks in advance
  8. NomNom

    Asus One of the First to Strike with an Intel Thunderbolt Certified Motherboard

    Source Asus P8Z77-V PREMIUM Product Page
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    Windows 7 Activation problem

    Here is the scenario: Client had a cheap crappy acer desktop from incredible connection and the motherboard bombed out and it is not under warranty. We replaced with board with an MSI G41-P33 and verified everything was working and running. I tried to activate the Windows 7 and it would...
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    Warning on Gigabyte in South Africa

    In the past I've had good success with Gigabyte components, so bought a new GA-P67A-UD4-B3 motherboard via Wootware about a month ago. Two weeks later it failed. So, ok, stuff happens, even to good manufacturers. I returned it, and Rectron (the SA distributor for Gigabyte) confirmed that it had...
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    Hi Everyone Does anybody have an idea of where i can find a working second-hand motherboard for a Packard Bell V7411 laptop? Thanks
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    LGA 1156 mobo

    I bought an EVGA P55 SLI motherboard in september last year and it's always had an audio error, which i've just ignored. Now that the number of errors has increased and they're occurring more frequently, I'm forced to send it in for a week and hopefully have it replaced. During this period, I...
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    Audio Fault

    I've always had a problem with my PC, whereby the back audio jack (directly connected to the motherboard) provides very soft sound - about half that of the front jack (on the case) which provides full, proper sound. Any ideas as to what could be causing it or how I can fix it?? I am sure my...
  14. stroebs

    Another victory for the frying fanatics

    A while ago I started a thread about reflowing a MSI nVidia 8800GTX graphics card amongst others in order to repair them as such. There were artefacts being shown on the screen and the system didn't start up because of this. There were also various other problems. I recently came across a HP...
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    On board HDMI audio output?

    So my current mobo and PSU decided to take a trip to the next life which leaves me in the bitter-sweet position of a forced upgrade. I'm currently looking at this mobo: DH55MC With this CPU: Clarkedale i3 540 Since the PC is used exclusively for media, I'm planning on running the...
  16. Derrick

    ECS P55H-A Black Series Motherboard

    A P55 motherboard for those on a budget, but who need cutting-edge performance and functionality. ECS’s Black Series motherboards are not new to the market anymore. Ever since the introduction of the range, the company has been improving on their products with each new model; and their latest...
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    GIGABYTE Showcase New Motherboard Technologies at Computex 2011 Industry Tour

    -- Continues Motherboard Innovation Leadership with Industry-leading CPU Power Delivery Technology on New 6 Series Models -- TAIPEI, Taiwan – December 1, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions, today...
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    Best PC Hardware at the most affordable price.

    Hi guys, I am building a PC and am left with 3 main parts, i.e. Motherboard, CPU and RAM. I am looking around for parts and am not sure what the best is for each of these components. My budget for each is as follows: CPU (i5 or Q8400???) : R1,500 Motherboard (Intel): R600 RAM (DDR 2 or...
  19. LazyLion

    Socket 478 (Pentium 4) Motherboards?

    Hey guys, I have a client whose motherboard got zorched out by lightning. Can I still buy socket 478 motherboards? His chip is a Pentium 4 - 3.2 Ghz.
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    PC turns on but nothing happens

    Hi all, was wondering whether anyone could help me with a PC problem I've been having: My PC turns on, no beeps, nothing on the screen and the CPU fan isn't spinning. I've tried the usual steps such as removing RAM and checking for beeps, unplugging the graphics card, replacing the power...