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Ok I would like to upgrade my mobo so I can overclock my processor but don't know to much about which mobo is good which is bad when it comes down to their specs
If anyone could help find one for me
I'm currently using an EliteGroup MCP61PM-AM mobo
I'm looking for a mobo that has
4 RAM slots that supports DDR2 memory
Supports Socket AM2 processors
Has a good BIOS (maybe a little more user friendlier than some others)
And can anyone explain to me what needs to be transferred from my old mobo to my new mobo besides memory and the processor?
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Ok i see its a AMD Go with the ASUS M2N32-SLI. Its a AM2 and its got Dual 16x PCI-E slots that run at full x16 speed with SLI. With a BIOS after like 1802 Quad Core AM2+ works
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You transfer the Video card and all PCi cards i guess!
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where exactly are the pci cards...i know where my graphics card is
a pic of a labeled mobo would prob help a bit
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Originally Posted by coppertop4646 View Post
where exactly are the pci cards...i know where my graphics card is
a pic of a labeled mobo would prob help a bit
Coppertop, do you plan on overclocking or just staying at stock? I built a rig for my buddy a while back and this is the board I used here. The BIOS was very friendly.

For example, here is a labeled picture of this motherboard(pic 3).

Let us know if that is helpful

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