Intel Motherboard Suggestion

Hello guys
This is my first message in the forum and I wait your replies. I want to upgrade my motherboard but have no idea. I dont need a latest one as I will get a laptop computer until next semester holiday. Anyway, let me give details..
Card I am using atm: Acorp 4S845AP (6 PCI,1 AGP,3 DIMM,Audio)
Processor: Intel Celeron 4A, 2400 MHz(6x400)
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500(256 MB)
Rams: 768 SDRAM (i guess it has to be changed to a DDR one)
I would like to get one with an onboard audio on it -also onboard video card would be good. I m waiting your replies. Thanks in advance:)

Iron_rock
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  1. What do you plan to do with the new comp and budget?
  2. Mainly games but also i will use some programming softwares and photoshop. I need a fast mainboard
  3. umm, u really need a new whole computer, about 700-800, whats your budget?
  4. I guess no budget as long as it does the above things?
  5. no, i just need a mobo that will use my graphic card and processor with max speed. i m using graphic card at 4x but i know it can be used as 8x. i will use it before i get a laptop next january. and budget is 100 $
  6. ^Dude, just use what you have for now, not worth upgrading.
  7. i have to upgrade as i cant use newer version of visual basic. it is so slow on computer and i will have programming classes next month
  8. About $500.00:

    CPU: Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160

    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX2

    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L

    RAM: Wintec AMPO PC2-6400

    Graphics: XFX 8800GS

    Hard Drive: Seagate Baracuda 7200.10 250 GB

    Case and Power: Antec NSK4480B

    Optical Drive: Phillips SPD2513BM/17 20X DVD Burner
  9. There is nothing you can do to "upgrade" that system that will result in any benefit what-so-ever. It is money in the trash.
    You can do a complete motherboard, processor, memory upgrade that will do what you need to do with horsepower to spare.
    Start with this
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128056
    It has excellent on-board video.
    79.99
    Add this
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103212
    59.99
    and this
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220279
    39.99

    Use your current case, keyboard, drives, monitor, etc.

    For about $180, you have a system that will blow, and I mean blow away anything, for any amount of money you could upgrade on your current system. This is not by any stretch of the imagination a high end gaming rig, but it will suit your needs very well.
  10. thank you all but i think i didnt express my question well. i just need a motherboard that will suit things in computer and will make them run with their max speeds. yeah it is better idea to buy a new computer as u said, and i will, but there are at least 6 months for that and i want to use my old servant computer a bit faster
  11. I guess it's a socket 478. They do not sell those any more.
    You could try Ebay.
  12. thank you mate! i think they still sell in Turkey. thank you so much again:) do u think that one is good for me?

    # Intel Socket 478
    # Intel Pentium 4/Celeron Processor
    # Intel 865GV/ICH5 Chipset
    # 800 Mhz FSB Support
    # 3 X PCI, 1 X AGP 8X
    # Intel Extreme Graphics 2 Onboard Graphics Card
    # 2 Dual DDR 400 SDRAM DIMM Slot
    # Onboard 2, Optional 4 USB 2.0 Ports
    # 2 x S-ATA Ports
    # 10/100 Mbps Onboard Ethernet Card
    # Realtek ALC-655 6 Channel Onboard Audio Card
    # CD-In Jacks(if i translated correct? :??: )
    # Micro ATX (21.5cm X 23.5cm)
  13. Sounds good.
    What is the brand?
  14. it is BIOSTAR 865GV MIC INTEL (865GV) SOCKET 478PIN MAINBOARD (01-BIO-004-00280)
    a good one?
  15. Wouldn't recommend BIOSTAR. I had 2 BIOSTAR boards die on me. Try and get a ASUS or Gigabyte.
  16. there r only 2 mobos. i cant find a Asus or Gigabyte. what problems did u face with Biostar?

    and what about SC-478 MSI VIA P4M800?:
    Serial Port 1
    Parallel Port YES
    USB Port 8X USB 2.0
    Modem On Board NO
    Structure MICRO ATX
    AGP Support 8X
    On Board Audio 6 CHANNELS
    On Board Lan 10/100 MBIT
    Processor Structure Socket 478
    Supporting CPU PENTIUM 4
    CELERON
    VGA Onboard YES
    Ultra DMA Support 133
    Serial ATA Support YES
    PCI Slots 3
    AGP Slots 1
    Memory Slots 2 DDR
  17. The BIOSTAR board fried a MOSFET and blew a cap.
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