motherboard eMachine

How-to identify your motherboard ?
Post Reply
genkholi
New visitors - please read the rules.
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:33 am

motherboard eMachine

Post by genkholi » Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:31 am

How can i tell which type of motherboard will work with my current power outlet? I want to get a new motherboard for my eMachine model number "T2742" what types of motherboards are compatible with my computer?

edwin
The Hardware Archivist
Posts: 6206
Joined: Wed Mar 20, 2002 7:11 pm
Location: Netherlands
Contact:

Re: motherboard

Post by edwin » Sun May 16, 2010 12:05 pm

This is your original motherboard:
http://www.e4allupgraders.info/dir1/mot ... GVSR.shtml

These models come with a Bestec power supply that should be replaced as soon as possible, they kill motherboards and other components.

You can fit any micro-ATX board. But you need to replace the processor/memory and probably video card (or buy motherboard with onboard video). You will need to reinstall windows as well, so if you still have a running machine, backup your data now.
edwin/evasive

Do not assume anything

System error, strike any user to continue...

Post Reply