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Computer/motherboard manufacturer

By abbasi
Aug 1, 2014
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  1. Hi all,

    I have heard of somethings like computer manufacturer and motherborad manufacurer. For example some time ago, when I had problem with my desktop PC, some asked me what's your computer manufacturer and motherborad manufacurer?
    what's the difference between these two please?
     
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Computer manufacturer Is most of the time is Dell, Hp,Compaq, Ausu are a few.
    Motherboard manufacturer . Asus, Gigbyte, Asrock. Msi, Are a few. This is what they are referring to. When they ask you those Questions .
     
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  3. abbasi

    abbasi TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 301   +21

    So for a desktop PC only the motherboard manufacturer is questionable, yes?
     
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,875   +332

    No. It depends on who built the PC. If it was a manufacturer, such as HP, Dell, Acer, etc., then we need to know which manufacturer built it because you need to go to their respective websites for drivers.

    If it was self-built or custom built, then you need to go to the motherboard manufacturer for drivers.
     
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  5. abbasi

    abbasi TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 301   +21

    Thank you very much guys.:)
     
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