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March 27, 2010 1:37:11 AM

Hello,
New here to the forum. Looking to upgrade an old Gateway GT4016 that has a bad motherboard. Was wondering if anyone had a suggestion for a replacement. Was looking for a mobo/cpu combo. Wanted to salvage the existing ddr sdram modules I had. Any help would be appreciated.

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March 27, 2010 1:55:03 AM

GhislainG said:
If the motherboard looks like this one, you basically have no option other than buying a replacement KTBC51G: http://www.oemliquidators.com/search_result.asp?title=G...

Even if it was a mATX motherboard, finding a new one that uses DDR would be nearly impossible.

Thanks much. Kinda thought that was the case.



Much appreciated!
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a c 216 V Motherboard
March 27, 2010 1:57:47 AM

What will you do? Replace the mobo or build a new system?
March 27, 2010 2:01:32 AM

Still debating. Want to use it as a media center for my home entertainment center as I have a new desktop and thought this would be a cheap way around. Bought a good hdmi ready vid card and upgraded psu to handle the card. Hate to waste the money I have into it by building a new system if I can salvage this one.
March 27, 2010 2:03:45 AM

What would you do?
a c 216 V Motherboard
March 27, 2010 6:26:59 AM

I'd try to find a cheap KTBC51G replacement motherboard. If I couldn't, I'd start from scratch.
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