Are you using your desktop experiences here? Laptops are very different in that if you have this then you need the motherboard from the same make/model. There are very few exceptions.
If this is your first encounter with laptop repairs, I understand why you asked.
Acer Extensa 5235 laptop motherboard dead has anyone any idea what motherboards will fit .Might as well try to upgrade it whilst I have it In pieces grandson would like it for gaming,any ideas what would work???????????