Killeen, TX Local time: Got this mobo for free, can’t complain. Perform Performance score reflects how well you feel the hardware meets your expectations on performance. Mint has other nice options to try because unlike windows you can choose how it looks and feels: Overall Overall score reflects how great you think this hardware is. Several functions may not work.

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The standard cooler should be OK. Get an immediate offer. I’ve forgotten my password. I did look up my current processor on Ebay though.

Delivered speedily and intact. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. See all 3 refurbished listings. Proud Linux user and dual booter.

There are 2 items available. Edited by MadmanRB, 21 May – Buyers may be subject to additional charges for customs clearance. Actually this is why I mentioned Linux as its usually good at handling old hardware compared to newer versions of windows.

Learn more – opens in new window or tab. I’m not to sure about it.: The best method for applying new thermal compound is to put a small pea sized blob in the middle of the processor and then just fit the cooler, which allows the pressure to distribute the compound where it needs to go.


You can actually try linux without installing it actually as Linux usually comes on Live images meaning that you can use the OS without it even touching your files and settings and it wont do anything to your machines until you decide to use the installer.

MSI Boston, LGA 775/Socket T, Intel (MS-7525) Motherboard

Everything worked except the lan port. I mean hey, it’s free, so why not. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Everything worked except the lan port. See terms – opens in a new window or tab.

Global Game Awards Overall I am very happy with this purchase. This board replaced a board hit by lightning.

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Plus, I figured it is motherboatd easy way to learn a few new things about upgrading computers. Add to watch list Remove from watch list. I currently want to put in the best CPU the motherboard can take, without upgrading my motherboard. But many other CPU’s may also work.

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After running diagnostic I found the lan port to function for a few minutes then fail. It did come with Vista, but I downgraded it immediately. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. Its just different than windows thats all and using linux is certainly better than running a unsupported OS.