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DELL Replacement Motherboard

by Shqip_ / November 27, 2009 11:37 PM PST

I got a Dell Precision Desktop from a friend of mine. The only problem is that it has a bad motherboard. Buying a new motherboard from dell is $600+ and I am pretty sure there are better ones out there for at least half.

Excuse me for being an idiot but this is what I know:

Uses a 2.93ghz Intel Xeon CPU

Uses 6 Memory Sticks at 2gb each (2rx8 pc3 it says on the stick)

Uses an NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 Video Card

My power supply is 500watt, and it has a 24pin Connector. It also has another 8pin connector which I have no Idea on what purpose it serves.

I looked on newegg but I have no idea on what the technical requirements are for my items. Any Sugguestions, or at least any idea on what I should be looking for? (socket type, memory type, video connector type?)

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Just a thought.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2009 12:28 AM PST
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No big savings?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2009 6:16 AM PST
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precision motherboard replacement
by luckymutt / December 7, 2009 8:03 AM PST

You didn't mentionn which model precision you have. Ebay would be a good place to look for your motherboard. Check with dell that unit is less than a year old and probably still under warranty. or else sell that racehorse processor and buy a consumer level pc with the money.

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