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I need a motherboard & PSU for a t1840 eMachine

By fanderson
Dec 10, 2006
  1. Any help on replacing my motherboard & psu would be greatly appreciated. I read a few threads on here about checking out newegg.com but, I don't know what to get. Here's the specifications on my computer.....please help!


    CPU: Intel Celeron Processor 1.80GHz (w/128KB L2 cache & 400 MHz FSB)
    Chipset: Intel 845GL Chipset

    Any suggestions on the kind of motherboard I need? Thank you so much ahead TechSpot Members!!!!!
     
  2. TangoTrolly

    TangoTrolly TS Rookie Posts: 59

    fanderson:

    Are you sure you need both a MB and PSU? I had a PSU go on my eMachine T3985. Bought a PSU tester and found it was bad.
    PSU Tester from newegg.com:
    COOLMAX PS-224 LCD Power Supply Tester $24

    Next I bought the following PSU. It also fits in your Micro ATX case:
    FSP Group (Fortron Source) ATX350-PA, 350W Power Supply $30

    Once I installed the PSU, everything started working perfectly. If you do need a new MB, you also have to buy a new Operating System (Win XP). Your emachine OS will not work with a new MB.

    Tony
     
  3. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    does the computer work? if so, adding a new motherboard and PSU would do little for the system, namely because of the processor.
     
  4. blue_dragon

    blue_dragon TS Rookie Posts: 190

    dont bother

    if the mobo is faulty youll be forced to reinstall the OS which will be hard because of the propeirtership
     
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