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Upgrade the motherboard

by rafaelitogomez / December 14, 2008 1:21 AM PST

Hi everyone, I have an old emachine T5048, pentium 4 3.06 with XP pro, 1 gig of ram, 160 HD and a samsumg dvd label flash drive. My question is: can I replace the motherboard and with a better processor and much faster RAM, if so, do I have to reinstall XP, do I have to change the hard drive and the dvd drive. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Rafael

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Links explaining the motherboard change and what happens.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2008 1:26 AM PST
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EMACHINE
by Phil Crase / December 15, 2008 10:43 PM PST

And the power supply, etc, etc.....might as well start from scratch if you are going to do that.

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