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Need a new budget motherboard

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ok so i just had bought myself a new PSU as i had also bought a new graphics card, when i got the PSU i realised it didnt match with my old motherboard so im just planning on buying a budget 'gaming motherboard'.

 

These are my current PC specs:

 

Intel Q77 Express soc. 1155 Motherboard 

Intel Core i5-2400 CPU

8GB DDR3 1333MHz (dual) RAM

Radeon RX 570 GPU

Corsair CX600M PSU

 

My budget for the motherboard here is kinda low as I've spent most of my money on my GPU and PSU.

 

Any ideas/tips will be super helpful!

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How is your PSU didnt match motherboard? Is it something like Lenovo or Dell crazy build?

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Im not very smart when it comes to this topic but my PSU has too many pins and if i just plug half in it's supposed to work but my pc doesn't turn on. i've tried many times to just make it work but i just thought the best solution was to buy a new motherboard

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There are decent boards on eBay. 

You can find a pretty high end ones for ~100€ (asrock extreme4 1155). Since your cpu is locked any board would be fine. 

I don’t know what part of the world you’re in. But have a look on eBay. 

Bleigh!  Ever hear of AC series? 

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Your power supply has connectors that are meant for certain things. 

You should have

* a  24 pin ATX connector, or a pair of connectors  one 20 pin and one 4 pin that you can combine together to create a 24 pin connector.

* an 8 pin CPU (EPS) connector that goes into the connector near the cpu socket. Some power supplies come with one or two 4 pin CPU connectors that can be combined together to form a 8 pin CPU connector and that one can be inserted in that 8 pin cpu connector. 

If your power supply has only one 4 pin CPU connector, you CAN insert that one in the 8 pin connector (you should be able to insert it only in one position) and your computer should work.  Your processor isn't that power hungry so that single 4 pin connector is enough to give your processor enough power to work.

* one or more (usually in multiples of 2)  pci-e connectors which can be 6 pin , 8 pin , or they can be 6+2 pin (the two can be combined to form an 8 pin pci-e connector, or two pins can be left out so that you can use the connector with video cards that only require the connector with 6 pins)

 

Often people confuse the video card pci-e 8pin connector with the CPU (EPS) 8 pin connector, these are not compatible and you can't fit the video card pci-e 8 pin connector in the CPU place.

 

You should go again and check all the connectors that come with the power supply and try inserting the connectors in your motherboard.


All motherboards have the same connectors so unless your power supply is a non standard one that came with OEM computers, you won't do anything by buying a new motherboard.

 

And remember there are some wires coming from the case which have to go into a motherboard header (power switch , power on led, reset switch, hdd led etc) if you don't have the power switch cable plugged in the header, the button won't work.

 

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