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Can I use old Parts with a New Motherboard?

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June 3, 2009 8:11:59 PM

Hey can old parts (2 years old) from other computers work on newer motherboards like the DFI LP UT X58-T3eH8, I'm asking this because I'm building a new System and don't have all the money to dish put for it so I want to at least be able to use the MOBO instead of just waiting and then later finding out it was DOA, so please help. Here are the specs on the MOBO.

Brand DFI
Model LP UT X58-T3eH8
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 1366
CPU Type Core i7
FSB QPI 6.4GT/S
Chipsets
North Bridge Intel X58
South Bridge Intel ICH10R
Memory
Number of Memory Slots 6×240pin
Memory Standard DDR3 1600(O.C)/1333
Maximum Memory Supported 24GB
Channel Supported Triple Channel
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 2.0 x16 3 x PCI Express (Gen 2) x16 slots
a. 2-way CrossFire at x16/x16 transfer rate lanes; or
b. 3-way SLI at x16/x8/x8 transfer rate lanes
PCI Express x4 1
PCI Slots 2
Storage Devices
PATA 1 x ATA100 2 Dev. Max
SATA 3Gb/s 8
SATA RAID 0/1/0+1/5
Onboard Video
Onboard Video Chipset None
Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC889
Audio Channels 8 Channels
Onboard LAN
LAN Chipset Marvell 88E8052
Second LAN Chipset Marvell 88E8053
Max LAN Speed Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
Rear Panel Ports
PS/2 2
USB 6 x USB 2.0
IEEE 1394 1 x IEEE 1394a
Audio Ports Bernstein audio module
Onboard USB
Onboard USB 3 x connectors for 6 additional external USB 2.0 ports
Onboard 1394
Onboard 1394 1x 1394a
Physical Spec
Form Factor ATX
Dimensions 12.0" x 9.6"
Windows Vista Certified for Windows Vista
Power Pin 24 Pin
Packaging
Package Contents LP UT X58-T3eH8
Driver Disk
User Manual
Rear I/O Panel Shield
IDE/PATA Cable
FDD Cable
SATA Cable
4-pin to SATA Power Cable
Audio Card
SLI & CrossFire Bridge

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June 3, 2009 8:41:08 PM

what parts do you want to move over? having those parts will help us help you. though in short
RAM: no
HDD: yes
CD/DVD drive: yes
CPU: no
GPU: depends on interface
PCI: yes
AGP: no
PCIe: yes
PSU: depends again, mostly with what cards you have and power ratting of PSU
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June 3, 2009 8:42:44 PM

Basically everything except CPU and memory - maybe.
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June 3, 2009 8:54:13 PM

I plan to move ram (DDR2), HDD, Power Supply is a Ultra X3 1600 watt, and video card i need to buy which will a 9800GT 1GB, and plan to have it in sli, now remeber just to clear up anything i got a 1600watt PSU cuz its future proof. so i prolly cant use it yet am i right guys?
June 3, 2009 9:05:35 PM

you can use the power supply and the graphics cards ad the harddrive, but you can't re use the ram on a x58 board since it only supports ddr3
June 3, 2009 9:07:28 PM

Thnx alot guys
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