Don't forget new MB often require new case.


Dan wrote:
On a budget, so would like to keep purchase within $150 range. I am looking
for a barebones kit to "upgrade" a Pentium III box that my son is using,
which is running on Ubunty 7.04 on 192MB of RAM. I *think* I am just
interested in the MB, CPU, and RAM, but never having done a MB replacement
before, I am unsure how smart that is. I need to check the power supply,
but with the price range I'm in, I don't suppose there will be any heavy
power requirements with the replacement.

Does anyone have suggestions on:
1) A good place to shop for this
2) A specific kit deal that's available now that you're aware of
3) MB brands to avoid or look for

At this point, I am not interested in Windows. The PC will be used
primarily for internet browsing (some online games) and open office.

TIA,
Dan



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