TeamVR June 17, Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Net Forums General Hardware General. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Now the interesting fact that you might wanna know, is that its actually equipped with the MCP73PV chipset!

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TeamVR June 17, You could just replace the motherboard and be done with it, but I would look at a new machine. Here are the Acer system specs: I know I bought a core 2 duo processor but do not have any further details.

However, to get 3-way SLI Thanks mickliq, PSU is on my list now. Hi OtheHill, I recently got cyipset Win7 3 licence family upgrade pack. If u have a spare psu i suggest u try it and u need to test cpu, ram, v-card and other components into another compatible system to see if they are working.

Generally speaking you have a better chance if the chip set is the same as the old board. You have clearly understood my dilemma. Not sure if we are talking about the same thing though. We can hear the fans and the HDD calibrate but then nothing else. Even then, the power supply would still be hit first.


If you buy or build a new computer without a mmcp73pv version of Windows already on it, you may not be able to install Windows 7 on it by using the upgrade family pack.

Cihpset you think I chpiset be able to move the IGP card to the new motherboard too. Is your Windows 7 family pack an upgrade pack or full version?

High time I opened up the box and took the damn thing apart!! Sign me up for the newsletter!

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And if you can find a board that has 4 Chipsst slots, even better. On the one hand I wouldn’t mind a little project repairing this desktop. Does is make technical and financial sense. Testing with a lousy tester proves nothing. VR-Zone is a leading online technology news publication reporting on bleeding edge trends in PC and mobile gadgets, with in-depth reviews and commentaries. Either borrow a PSU power supplybuy one somewhere that allows returns, or take your present PSU to someone else to test it.


Geforce isn’t a v-card it’s called IGP or onboard video.

That means built onto the motherboard. The P6NGM is one of a plethora of mainboards that will soon flood the market — sporting support for the latest Intel processors and Geforce 7 IGPs for better graphics in games and fluid High-Definition content playback.


Upgrading Motherboard and processor. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk.

Since you have Win 7 already, look at barebones machines that come without an OS if you like. My exact same model did the exact same thing 2 days ago. Any suggestions on how should choose a reliable PSU, any brand names.

Sometimes we spend a dollar to save a nickel. Net and its accuracy. Yes No I don’t have a dog.