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Well we've discovered something already! You have a micro atx case! You can't use that motherboard linked above because it's simply too large. Try adding micro atx format to your search.
Ahh.. That explains it.. I had a total "***? " moment. Good find fishie
    
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You are now constrained to these 11 motherboards. I have no idea which is best though.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ice=&maxPrice=

EDIT: This one seems decent http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138234
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813185037

hows that?

well nevermind, i have no idea what that it is, just clicked it lol

someone guide me!!

o ya and fishie, that one wont fit the back of my comp, ill post a pic of it soon
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I try to stay away from anything made by PC chips in general. They have bad reviews across the board. I did recommend one a few posts up though. You might not have seen it because I added it later.
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I try to stay away from anything made by PC chips in general. They have bad reviews across the board. I did recommend one a few posts up though. You might not have seen it because I added it later.
ya i saw it but the ethernet plug is wayyy at the top on that mobo, mine is at the bottom, right above the sound card

looky looky!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186029
but the reviews all say it isnt trustworthy

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813187006
only 1 bad review for this one, but everyone says "great for regular PCs" growl. i want a good'un!
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You dont have to upgrade the motherboard. Adding the 512 of RAM will improve your computer's preformance. No one said you HAD to get a new motherboard.

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but my current mobo is only 4x AGP, so i really cant unleash the beast, 6800GS lol.
or is that true
also... www.tigerdirect.com
tis where i buy everything, help me look for mobo's there to please
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but my current mobo is only 4x AGP, so i really cant unleash the beast, 6800GS lol.
or is that true
also... www.tigerdirect.com
tis where i buy everything, help me look for mobo's there to please
You are right. You need 8x. I know the I/O ports do not line up but to get that fixed all you do is pop out the plate that is in your case and pop in the one that came with the new motherboard and everything will line up. Here is a good choice. I put the Intel version of it in a friends case the other day it works very nice.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3569&CatId=179

Here is link on tiger for your memory:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...723374&CatId=0

Or since the board above supports 2GB of RAM you can go with one of these and upgrade to another one later on.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=844&Nav=|c:147|c:549|&Sort= 3&Recs=10

Hope this info helps mi amigo.

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