Upgrade from asus p4r800-vm to asus p5nd2 sli motherboard

Discussion in 'Asus' started by OldKenGoat, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. OldKenGoat

    OldKenGoat Guest

    I have an opportunity to buy an Asus p5nd2 sli mb for $70. Presently have
    the Asus P4R800-VM mb and all the USB ports have "died" and had to install a
    PCI USB card. Anybody see any problems with such an upgrade? Should I leave
    well enuff alone?
    OldKenGoat, Jun 1, 2007
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  2. OldKenGoat

    Paul Guest

    The supported CPUs are listed here - LGA775 processors, no Core 2 Duo support.


    Your old board is S478, so the processor sockets are different. Are you
    buying a new processor as well ? I think P5ND2-SLI is DDR2 for memory, while
    your existing board uses DDR. So my suspicion is, at least a few components from
    the old system, won't be making it into the new system.

    For more feedback on the proposed new motherboard, you can check here:


    Paul, Jun 1, 2007
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  3. OldKenGoat

    OldKenGoat Guest

    Thanks, Paul. I'm glad I asked before upgrading. Looks like I'll stick with
    my present setup.
    OldKenGoat, Jun 1, 2007
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