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post #1 of 18
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People, people i need help! I bought this old dell a couple years ago and just now i find out it has no agp!!! What should i do? You think i can put in a new motherboard in my dell case or what?

Looking for new socket 478 motherboard under 100
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post #2 of 18
Nope...you would need a new case,motherboard and power supply. Dell has there stuff made different than market norm.
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post #3 of 18
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What?? I unlike some people am not made of money! Could you post some motherboards and cases that support 478 sockets
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post #4 of 18
why dont you just buy a new case for a new mobo instead of trying too put a new technology inside of an old case? I myself put an old Dell GX110 inside of a new raidmax scorpion case.
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post #5 of 18
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huh? this sounds like a good idea, maybe if i knew anything about upgrading
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post #6 of 18
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ohyeah what's a "chipset"????
if i want to keep my cpu how do i know its compatible to my new motherboard
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post #7 of 18
http://www4.shopping.com/xPP-motherb...range_0_50-atx
here is a page with a decent amount of reletively cheap mobo's and here is a site with some good atx case's http://www.dealtime.com/xPP-pc_cases...ice_range_0_50
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post #8 of 18
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oh yeah i forgot to mention i can't buy online, fonly from like stores
{microcenter,frys,etc,etc}

Still wondering what is "chipset"
mines i845G what is that??????
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post #9 of 18
http://search.netcenter.netscape.com...icleid%253D131
i hope this will lead you as too what that chpset is and does.
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post #10 of 18
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sorry to say iq my is to low for such reasoning
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