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Cloud Striffe

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Ok my situation is this:
I have a pretty decent DELL but I want to upgrade. I want to do all of this without messin with my processor. My question is if I change out my motherboard from the stock dell to a new ASUS will my stock processor still work or are they specially made just for the stock motherboard?
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well dont try to put a new motherboard within the Dell case because their boards only fit in their cases. so you will need a new case. the processors are the same ones you buy from newegg, some retail store in the middle of no where. just make sure they match the specs of the motherboard and you should be fine.
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A model of the DELL can help us with recommendations as well for a new case and mobo :tazz:
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Thanks for the info I'll get back to you about what model it is. I think it was one of the basic models.
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On the back of your dell, there is a little sticker with letters and numbers on it. Post that.
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Sorry it took so long I wasn't sure what numbers and letters you wanted but I know it was the ID number for Windows, or was it? Either way I copied down a few of the numbers that were on the sticker and here they are:
x08 7306
05d481
I hope this helps.
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Maybe some of you can help me with this little question. I want to get a new monitor but I want a big one that can double as a TV. What would you recommend on getting in that regard? I was looking at an HDTV flat tube or would an LCD screen work better?
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LCD is cheaper anyway decent CRTs are gettin expensive as the market for them is really moving into the more hardcore group that want the uber high resolutions.
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Yeah I was looking at getting the Dell 30' LCD TV and use it as a tv/monitor. You think that would be good as monitor?
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If this is not a notebook you can change your motherboard "whicheverwayuwant".
If it's a notebook forget the idea. Notebooks are all "custom" made to fit the plastic case made for it.

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So what you are saying is that I can change out my motherboard within the original DELL case?
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Yep.

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