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Fixing it up

By hilly1238300
May 23, 2011
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  1. I just bought my friends dinosaur of a PC, compaq presario 6000. I was looking at the specs of the motherboard and thought it should be the first thing to go. I need to know if there a re other motherboards (current day) that I can get into this case. I can probably do the rest from there.
     
  2. techsuitor

    techsuitor TS Rookie Posts: 131

    Ok, so what's the problem behind that?
    We need to know the exact thing, so that everyone can provide the best solution.
    Thanks
     
  3. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

    I read in another forum that a micro ATX board (244mm x 244mm) will fit inside the case.
     
  4. hilly1238300

    hilly1238300 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    the problem is i just want to know what motherboards can go with this case, because i cant upgrade to well with the old original stuff.
     
  5. r3dark

    r3dark TS Rookie Posts: 45

    you might be better just building a new pc as the parts are not really worth saving if you plan on playing on a gaming pc...
     
  6. hilly1238300

    hilly1238300 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    i plan on removing everything i just want to know good motherboards that could go with the case.
     
  7. hilly1238300

    hilly1238300 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    ok, how about this? (all in the presario 6000 case) What minimal wattage would i need?


    Intel BOXDP67DEB3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

    Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

    EVGA 01G-P3-1563-A1 GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) Maximum Graphics Edition Crysis 2 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

    Intel Core i7-2600 Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600

    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 12GB (3 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9T-12GBRL
     
  8. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

  9. hilly1238300

    hilly1238300 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    So adding like a fan, monitor, and a bunch of USB stuff; roughly 500? 600 to be safe? Or is that over doing it?
     
  10. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

    550W should be enough. If all 14 USB ports and 2 Firewire ports were used up, and you added couple HDD, a sound card, couple more fans, etc. The wattage came out to about 500W. Will you be using that many devices simultaneously? The monitor uses it's own separate power supply.

    I noticed in the spec that the board has 4 slots and it's dual channel. So you'll want to have either all of them filled or just two.
     
  11. hilly1238300

    hilly1238300 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    Kk, thanks a bunch! :)
     

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