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Compaq...Not anymore now has new MB

Okay Guys Please help me out wit this

(For those who dont know the whole story go to the old post) AT:

I No Longer have a Compaq Computer.
Now what i have done is Bought this MSI K7N2 DELTA2 MotherBoard and case.I did buy a new in the box power supply from the Thrift Store, do you think this might be the problem? If so, how can I check to make sure this is working properly? (Even tho i know its not it)
Because the Fan is Running.

Used the same AMD CPU,CD/DVD COMBO,DVDPLAYER,HD 40GB,and the
Now about the Memory it's not SDRAM anymore its DDR and we had bought these 2 items only.

MotherBoard and Memory 512 DDR Generic!

But i have been haveing countless problems...
The Screen will not turn on from its sleep! and also i have got these from (PCClub). Now the 1st MotherBoard i got was Messed up which has been taken back and replaced with the same MotherBoard, but although, the man there used his CPU and Memory on this Board and Video Card and it worked! but when i tryed it here, didnt work, So what do you guys think the problem is?


The Store's Page of the MotherBoard!

512MB DDR400 PC3200 Memory

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300 Watt PSU is suitable for about the 1GHz club.

In reply to: Compaq...Not anymore now has new MB

What club are you joining?

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No No

In reply to: 300 Watt PSU is suitable for about the 1GHz club.

Its not a club its a Store Called PCClub.

Check they Site if you wanna see what i mean.

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Try this.

In reply to: No No

If that's a 300 Watt power supply, then that is suitable for machines of about 1GHz. What speed is yours?


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The Power Suppy

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Says i have no clue which.

Thatz why i take those pictures of it!

it says

Premier By ATNG
A Big 300W

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And trying once again.

In reply to: The Power Suppy

A 300Watt power supply would be suitable for most 1 GHz based machines. What speed is your new system?

If over 1GHz, it's unlikely it will power up.


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isnt 300 watt enough

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most computer manufacturers like dell, gateway, compaq, emachines only use a power supply that is 300 watts.

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Try it.

In reply to: isnt 300 watt enough

It's usually the only way new PC builders learn about power.

Best of luck,


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Here's a recent discussion on the subject.

In reply to: Compaq...Not anymore now has new MB

What you have not learned yet is the 300 Watt label is a factual lie. When the supply was new, it may have been able to supply this for short periods for the machine it was designed for.

I don't see any need to repeat all that's been written about power supplies so I'll not write any more about it.

Again, best of luck in your new adventure.


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