mobo- make and model

  loser7 20:55 25 Mar 2007

How can i tell what mobo and cpu i have in a damaged pc? I can not boot it up and do not have any of the user manuals or original info and i can not find anything on the board itself to say what model it is. Thanks for help.

  skidzy 20:56 25 Mar 2007

Open the case and get the model/serial numbers and enter them into Google.

  loser7 21:08 25 Mar 2007

i have opened the case but can not find serial no. or model anywhere. there is a few barcodes on various componants but when i google the no.s i get nothing

  skidzy 21:14 25 Mar 2007

have you removed the Harddrive for should show the drive details.

  loser7 21:22 25 Mar 2007

yes i have but i just need details about the board itself i know it is intel and just found it has celeron processor 2.5g but still cant find out exactly what board it is

  skidzy 21:24 25 Mar 2007

My guess its a socket 478 board.Is this an Emachine by any chance ?

  loser7 21:28 25 Mar 2007

yup.. thats spot on skidzy you obviously know your onions.. i have just found no. behind modem it is an imperial board i think... does this need to be replaced by an identical board or just any other with 478 chip

  skidzy 21:45 25 Mar 2007

I can help on this,i replaced exactly the same board before xmas... if you give me some time i will dig out the board i used...its a good sound reliable board from Asrock...

It should be a micro atx socket 478 that will take a pentium4 upto 3.0 ghz.

Be back soon.

  skidzy 21:54 25 Mar 2007

This is the board i used to replace a blown one in my old Emachine click here+(Intel)/+Asrock+P4i65G+Socket+478?productId=23284

PCA search is down again and i cannot find my thread,but it is an easy board to fit.Though i never did connect my front usb's due to the cabling.

  skidzy 21:56 25 Mar 2007

Ooops dodgey link,sorry...Asrock P4i65G here you go click here

  skidzy 22:04 25 Mar 2007

If you decide to go for the board i have used,bookmark this thread click here it may come in handy.
Ed-0 gave me very sound advice,and i had my problems with a psu.

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