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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by kryptonite1055, May 12, 2007.

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  1. kryptonite1055

    kryptonite1055 Thread Starter

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    well it looks like my nforce 4 chip broke somehow, and now i need a new mother board. It needs to be a 939 socket, and i do prefer the nforce 4 chip set, but if you know of a better one please let me know.

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  3. bigbear

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    How did the chipset break?
    Has the chipset fan stopped working, replacements are available.
    If possible I would try and fine the exact replacement, otherwise you are going to have to do a clean install of your OS and applications
     
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    well for some reason the USB ports stopped working, but the comp would know there was something there (error kept saying "usb device not recognized") I did everything people told me to do an the last idea everyone had was reinstall windows. did that still the USB ports didn't work, so I came home from college with my comp in the car, I guess the ride was too rough for the comp and it didn't turn on once i set it up here. I also noticed the fan got REALLY noisy once i got home too but the fan was still running and keeping it cool. I was going to get a new fan but that is stupid now.

    Since i just did a clean install of windows it won't matter for me if i install it again for a new MB. anyways i backed up all of my stuff on my second hdd.

    It looks like you both have asus MB, I am guessing they are pretty good then. I have been looking at the A8N32, but it is just a little too much right now. If it was $10 cheaper, I would be all over it. the foxconn looks good, but I am thinking heat sink only for the chip set so its a little more quiet. The fan that was on my last MB was running 8000+ rpm, and was really loud.
     
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    my PSU is a 20 pin, I am seeing all of these MB are 24... my old MB was fine with 20 even though it was a 24. Are all of these the same way?
     
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    Most new mobo's are 24 pin now, there are 20 pin to 24 pin adapters available
     
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