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# 214231 2-May-2017 21:39
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Hi all


My 10 year old work horse PC has finally died. Failure mode is unknown (one day it was working fine; next day it failed to power on). At this point it looks like the motherboard (ASUS P5W DH Deluxe) may be non-functional.


I'm considering what I could do with the [presumably functional] remaining components (e6600 CPU, 4 GB RAM etc. etc. etc.). They're perfectly adequate for a basic system... but useless without a compatible motherboard.


So, do any of you have an LGA775 motherboard you'd be willing to part with?


Budget is less than $100.


Preferred features:


  • at least 4 SATA ports
  • lots of expansion slots (at least 2 PCIe and 2 PCI)

All offers will be gratefully considered.


P.S. I've been using this system for MediaPortal TV Server development and testing. Hence the expansion slot preference, which would enable me to easily connect lots of tuner cards.

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  # 1775159 3-May-2017 21:38
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I have an Asus p5b lying around, still working when I decommissioned in a while back

You can have for free if you want, just play for postage from wellington

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  # 1776433 5-May-2017 16:50
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That's an amazing offer - thanks so much!


Unfortunately, since posting my original message I've discovered there was more damage than I originally thought. As a result of these latest findings I've decided to give up on the idea of assembling a system from the old components.


Thanks once again for your generous offer. I'm sorry that it didn't work out on my end.

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