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    Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    Having knackered my motherboard in my carPC I am after a new one.

    I need:

    Onboard VGA and ideally HDMI/digital out audio (I forget its name).

    Price is the biggest factor, and all I need is a VGA out port, rest are just if there is only a few pounds in it!

    Cheers guys

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    Re: Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    For which socket?
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    Intel 775 ? or AM2 ?

    Pretty sure it's a 775 board though that he wants.

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    Re: Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    Bugger, sorry guys! Intel 775

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    Re: Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    mATX ?

    If so

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/179118

    Cheapest one I could find, but I suspect there may well be other options.

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    Re: Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    With delivery included i am better off going with scan & getting it free! The more I think about it the more I want HDMi out, just in case it doesn't work in the carPC, at least that way I have a mobo for a media centre which Ill eventually get round to sorting out when funds permit.

    Is there an easy way to filter out mobos that don't include HDMI on Scans site?

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    Re: Cheapest MOBO - any recommendations?

    Please ignore this thread, the MOBO isn;t broken...it's the CPU that is!

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