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Finding parts help

#1 Post by smf » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:51 am

Hello All,

So I've acquired an A31P mobile workstation in mint 'physical' condition, that being said; love this model so I want to fix its otherwise many of problems if within a reasonable budget. So, first off,I notice one of the ram bays isn't reading, and the other seems to keep freezing up. Sounds like motherboard...i think. So as I look for a reasonably priced mothbrd I thought, ill max the p4 to the 2.6ghz model, why not if it's going to be taken apart and put back together. Then, I somehow found myself; pressed between a few different products. which I separately linked below.

Do I need this....?
https://www.ebay.com/c/1900233382

And this...:https://www.m4l.com/SL6WZ-Intel-Unboxed-OEM

or (Somebody said something about 845M or something).... :?:
https://www.amazon.com/Supermicro-P4SBE ... B00006HUO3
that's kind of pricey!
So, yeah lol i'm lost and need a little guidance, I figured I'd come ask my experts!
JIM
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Re: Finding parts help

#2 Post by ajkula66 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:58 am

I can't open your feebay link but the rest of the prices are outright insane.

I see no point in putting a 2.6GHz CPU nowadays, it's not going to make a dent in the (lack of) performance one way or another. Stick with 2.0 which will run cooler.

Boards are very hard to find, you may want to keep on top of feebay, and snag a complete system.

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Re: Finding parts help

#3 Post by smf » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:12 am


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#4 Post by ajkula66 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:32 am

That's an A30 board on feebay that won't work for your needs AND is overpriced.
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#5 Post by RealBlackStuff » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:09 am

That eBay link is for an X40.
That amazon link is for a desktop.
Have you been drinking?
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Re: Finding parts help

#6 Post by smf » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:19 am

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:09 am
That eBay link is for an X40.
That amazon link is for a desktop.
Have you been drinking?
YES!.... BUT I'M NOT SEEKING HELP FOR THAT! I just need a little guidance with the motherboard and 2.6 P4M processor.

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Re: Finding parts help

#7 Post by smf » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:22 am

smf wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:19 am
RealBlackStuff wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:09 am
That eBay link is for an X40.
That amazon link is for a desktop.
Have you been drinking?
YES!.... BUT I'M NOT SEEKING HELP FOR THAT! I just need a little guidance with the motherboard and 2.6 P4M processor.
tht ebay link is not for an X4 either btw buddy, have you been drinking?

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#8 Post by RealBlackStuff » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:21 am

Careful what you say!

Link: https://www.ebay.com/c/1900233382
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#9 Post by tfflivemb2 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:55 pm

I was watching this thread, and the link yesterday was for what RBS is showing, but now it has changed to an A30 for $74. Odd! Now I feel like I HAVE BEEN DRINKING!!!
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Re: Finding parts help

#10 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:45 pm

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:21 am
Careful what you say!

Link: https://www.ebay.com/c/1900233382

For a larger pic, see: https://imgur.com/jedIGxU
This was on my T430...clicked the link two times about 30 seconds from each other in two windows....I got this.
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#11 Post by RealBlackStuff » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:59 am

Cleaned all my cookies, logged out from eBay.
Then I tried Waterfox, Firefox and Internet Explorer, but that eBay link keeps pointing to an X40 mobo.
And if I go to "Advanced search" on ebay.com for worldwide, with 1900233382, that item plain doesn't exist! WTF?
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Re: Finding parts help

#12 Post by smf » Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:04 am

Idk wat 'RBS' posted but, that's not my link, my was an a3x Motherboard. but anyway can I get your opinions on this?

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#13 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:21 am

smf wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:51 am
Hello All,
...
Do I need this....?
https://www.ebay.com/c/1900233382
...
JIM
If that is NOT your link, then whose is it?
It still points to an X40 mobo...

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Re: Finding parts help

#14 Post by ajkula66 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:55 am

smf wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:04 am
my was an a3x Motherboard. but anyway can I get your opinions on this?
I already gave you an opinion. But I'll make it clearer:

Keep on searching.

It's likely to be a long search.
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