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    Motherboard Issues

    Hey guys,

    Ever since I first built my computer back in 2012 it's always suffered from constant problems. Over the years I've replaced several components but it still seems to be a problematic rig.

    I've decided in a last effort to stabilise things that it must be the motherboard which is the result of all my headaches.

    So, if I was to look to replace this, what exactly is involved??

    Cheers,

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    Re: Motherboard Issues

    Forget it, seems impossible to get a 1155 socket motherboard unless I'm willing to part with hundreds and upgrading to Haswell (or anything else for that matter) is in the £400-£500+ area.

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    Re: Motherboard Issues

    Unless you've got a lot of hardware plugged into it then you should be able to get a new stock replacement for £50-60:
    http://www.morecomputers.com/product...t=Motherboards
    http://www.maplin.co.uk/c/computing-...uctsPerPage=12

    A Haswell i5 and motherboard will cost you around £200 for the basics, maybe up to £300 depending on exactly what functionality you need.

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    Re: Motherboard Issues

    Would be a 2nd hand motherboard such a horrible idea?

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