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Replacing Dell Inspiron 530 MOBO please help

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December 30, 2011 1:01:21 PM

Hello. Thank you for taking a look and your time.
I have a Dell Inspiron 530 with Q6600, 3GB ram (DDR2).
The MOBO have shown the amber LED light for a while, and does not work regularly (Sometimes PC turns on, another time does not)
So I decided to replace my MOBO. (Keep everything else)
I checked Newegg, and found I don't have many options.
I am wondering if Intel G43GT LGA775 would work for me.
I have my personal OS, so I wouldn't worry about the Dell's OS CD.

Thank you for reading this.

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December 30, 2011 1:30:38 PM

http://www.amazon.com/Biostar-G41D3C-Core-Intel-Motherb.... This is a cheap replacement board that uses ddr3. Sell your old ddr2 and make the switch.
Paying extra for a 4 slot ram board doesn't make sense. You can buy ddr3 cheap and use it on a real upgrade later.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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January 9, 2012 8:10:06 PM

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