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Help on removing heatsink and question on agp

By Excelsion
Sep 10, 2006
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  1. I am planning on buying a new motherboard and i wanted to take my current intel chip and the heatsink but i dont know how to remove the thing that is holding it down:
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    any idea how to remove that i got it to move a bit but dont want to put to much pressure on it.

    My next question is one agp slots, my current mobo has 3 pci slots :dead: and as i was lookin at it i see a spot that says "agp1" and has a space as if an agp slot was suppose to be there is there like some way i can buy an agp slot and put it onto my mobo here is some pics of it:

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    Thanks in advance
  2. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

    What brand is your motherboard? To remove the cpu heatsink push both ends of the clips downwards, and they should pop out. If not push them downwards and then outwards
  3. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    my current mobo is..
    Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. KIRIN-V REV 1.xx
    Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
    BIOS: Award Software, Inc. ACPI BIOS Revision 1001 01/08/2003

    thats what came up when i scanned cpu then i went to ASUS site
    and this board looks like it could be mine

    http://www.asus.com/products4.aspx?l1=3&l2=12&l3=39&model=195&modelmenu=1

    is there anyway i can find out for sure?
  4. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

    you state that the speed is 133mhz fsb. But the mobo you link me to is 533fsb
  5. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

  6. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

  7. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    my current is a pcvrs220 with my scan thingy its says it is a 478 mPGA is there a way i can find out for sure?
  8. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

    download cpu-z from here http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

    extract and run the program. Tell me the cpu cache, speed, fsb, and socket.

    what scan thingy do you use???
  9. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    lol i use cpu id any ways here is my info

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  10. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

  11. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

     
  12. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813130490

    This is the one I recommend. Because DDR is 400 FSB is 800 and has 1 AGP 8X slot. Might i suggest a better cooler??
    Do you want to oc your cpu or not?

    Also if you don't want to buy the cooler you can buy an really good themal paste http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835100007

    I would highly recommend this thermal paste.


    later you can get a good cpu cooler made out of pure copper http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835103162

    As I said click on the Mainboard tab in cpu-z and tell me what it says


    Here's mine

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  13. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

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    my friend is gonna give me some artic silver thermal paste
  14. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

    cool so i guess everything is allright. So you will buy the mobo i reccomended??
  15. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    yea im gonna get order it next week gotta finish saving, sucks being broke now can u just over view and make sure all my stuff are compatiable(ram,hard drives)

    i may respond to this tommorow if you post tonite
  16. NFSFAN

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 340

    Post everything HDD's CPU, MOBO.
  17. Excelsion

    Excelsion TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    is the info cpu id give good enough for me to tell you im in school right now, but from what i know i believe i have IDE hard drives(or sumthin like that) ddr ram and thats all i can think off the top i will check further in when i get home.
  18. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    Either the mobo comes with AGP or it does not. You can't "add" AGP slots.
    If it is a recent board, it probably has AGP or PCI-E
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