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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Crylynx, Feb 4, 2005.

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  1. Crylynx

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  2. Triple6

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    Do you mean should you buy a Dell 4550 or custom build a system?

    Or do you want to know if your system is better then the Dell 4550?
     
  3. Crylynx

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    Sorry I aquired a third board for free and gonna let one go. Either the soyo p4x400 or the dell 4550 that my son has. I got a asus p4p800-vm for free so just gonna buy some dual channel ddr for it and put my cpu in it for now.
     
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    Will the motherboard even fit into the case? Check the size and I/O panel at the back to see if it'll even work.

    The front LEDs, switches, and USB may need to be re-wired to get then to connect.

    The Soyo is the nicer board and offers more features and flexibility but I don't know if it'd be worth it to swap it out. The Soyo has 6 channel audio, supports PC3200 RAM, AGP 8X, allows overclocking, amoung other things but depending on what else you plan tpo use in it these features/benefits may not be used. Windows will definitely have a fit when you move it from the Intel based board to a VIA chipset board.
     
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    scrap the dell if you can...it has one fundamental flaw...its a dell, enough to put anyone offl. Tjhe soyto is a good board from what i can see.,
     
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