Need to upgrade my mother board

Partha

New member
Hi,

I bought my desktop in 2014, now want to just change the motherboard and increase the memory. Rest I want to keep it same. Is that possible? I can upgrade it myself I have the right components.
 

SpyderTracks

Bingo Bango Orchestrator
Moderator
Hi,

I bought my desktop in 2014, now want to just change the motherboard and increase the memory. Rest I want to keep it same. Is that possible? I can upgrade it myself I have the right components.
Is this a pcspecialist pc? Can you post your full specs from the order page?
 

Partha

New member
Yes, https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/orders/686806

Showing Order Reference 686806
CaseCOOLERMASTER 120 ADVANCED CASE + 450W PSU
Processor (CPU)Intel® Core™i5 Quad Core Processor i5-4690T (2.5GHz) 6MB Cache
MotherboardASUS® Z97I-PLUS, mITX, WiFi, USB2.0, USB3.0, SATA 6GB/S
Memory (RAM)8GB KINGSTON DUAL-DDR3 1600MHz (1 x 8GB)
Graphics Card1GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 630 - DVI, HDMI, VGA - 3D Vision Ready
2nd Graphics CardNONE
1st Storage Drive1TB WD CAVIAR GREEN WD10EZRX, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64MB CACHE
2nd Storage DriveNONE
RAIDNONE
DVD/BLU-RAY Drive24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM
External Hard DriveNONE
Memory Card ReaderNONE
Power Cable1 x 1 Metre UK Power Cable (Kettle Lead)
Sound CardONBOARD 8 CHANNEL (7.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
Wireless Network Card10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORT - AS STANDARD ON ALL PCs
Wireless Router/HomePlugsNONE
USB/Thunderbolt Options2 x USB 3.0 PORTS + 4 x USB 2.0 PORTS AS STANDARD
Operating SystemNO OPERATING SYSTEM REQUIRED
Windows Recovery MediaNO DVD RECOVERY MEDIA REQUIRED
Office SoftwareNO OFFICE SOFTWARE
Anti-VirusNO ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE
BrowserFirefox™
MonitorNONE
2nd MonitorNONE
Monitor CablesNONE
Keyboard & MouseNONE
MouseNONE
HeadsetsNONE
Mouse PadNONE
SpeakersNONE
WebcamNONE
Surge ProtectionNONE
Cable ManagementNONE
PrinterNONE
Warranty3 Year Silver Warranty (1 Year Collect & Return, 1 Year Parts, 3 Year Labour)
Home InstallationNONE
Data RecoveryNONE
DeliverySTANDARD INSURED DELIVERY TO UK MAINLAND (MON-FRI)
Build TimeStandard Build - Approximately 9 to 11 working days
 

SpyderTracks

Bingo Bango Orchestrator
Moderator
Yes, https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/orders/686806

Showing Order Reference 686806
CaseCOOLERMASTER 120 ADVANCED CASE + 450W PSU
Processor (CPU)Intel® Core™i5 Quad Core Processor i5-4690T (2.5GHz) 6MB Cache
MotherboardASUS® Z97I-PLUS, mITX, WiFi, USB2.0, USB3.0, SATA 6GB/S
Memory (RAM)8GB KINGSTON DUAL-DDR3 1600MHz (1 x 8GB)
Graphics Card1GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 630 - DVI, HDMI, VGA - 3D Vision Ready
2nd Graphics CardNONE
1st Storage Drive1TB WD CAVIAR GREEN WD10EZRX, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64MB CACHE
2nd Storage DriveNONE
RAIDNONE
DVD/BLU-RAY Drive24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM
External Hard DriveNONE
Memory Card ReaderNONE
Power Cable1 x 1 Metre UK Power Cable (Kettle Lead)
Sound CardONBOARD 8 CHANNEL (7.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
Wireless Network Card10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORT - AS STANDARD ON ALL PCs
Wireless Router/HomePlugsNONE
USB/Thunderbolt Options2 x USB 3.0 PORTS + 4 x USB 2.0 PORTS AS STANDARD
Operating SystemNO OPERATING SYSTEM REQUIRED
Windows Recovery MediaNO DVD RECOVERY MEDIA REQUIRED
Office SoftwareNO OFFICE SOFTWARE
Anti-VirusNO ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE
BrowserFirefox™
MonitorNONE
2nd MonitorNONE
Monitor CablesNONE
Keyboard & MouseNONE
MouseNONE
HeadsetsNONE
Mouse PadNONE
SpeakersNONE
WebcamNONE
Surge ProtectionNONE
Cable ManagementNONE
PrinterNONE
Warranty3 Year Silver Warranty (1 Year Collect & Return, 1 Year Parts, 3 Year Labour)
Home InstallationNONE
Data RecoveryNONE
DeliverySTANDARD INSURED DELIVERY TO UK MAINLAND (MON-FRI)
Build TimeStandard Build - Approximately 9 to 11 working days
What's your reason for the upgrades, what are you hoping to gain from it?

That PC is really end of life, I wouldn't suggest putting any money into it, just save up for a replacement.
 

Partha

New member
I would like to reuse the case and HDD. Just want to change the mother board, processor and bump the RAM and continue using it.
 

SpyderTracks

Bingo Bango Orchestrator
Moderator
I would like to reuse the case and HDD. Just want to change the mother board, processor and bump the RAM and continue using it.

Like I say, it's end of life, a new build would make more sense

You'd have to change PSU and depending on what processor you chose likely the case and cooler also.

It's a full system rebuild.
 
Top