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Subject:RE: [TOOLS] Motherboard and CPU From:Kevin McLauchlan <kmclauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 28 Feb 2007 11:12:39 -0500
Edgar D' Souza had some excellent advice, but he actually punctured
my balloon with his first point...
> 1. If the power supply is an old one, and an integral part of your
> purchase, it might pay to check that the mobo you're buying accepts
> the mainboard power connectors from that power supply. Been there,
> been bitten :-)
Good call. I took a closer look, and it would be more trouble than
the thing is worth. Carcass is consigned to the reject heap. Good thing
I hadn't gone to the trouble of lugging it home. :-)
Now I'm looking at other options for the money I really shouldn't be
spending. ahem... coff-coff...
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