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Replace an old mobo
\015 Ok i gotta question maybe u can answer it for me, I gotta older system a desk top insignia d400a well i wanna replace the old mobo with something newer i need to know what kinda mobo will fit in this case\015
According to Insignia, this case uses a micro-ATX board, so that's what you'll need. You might also want to replace the power supply too. The specs don't say what wattage they supplied, but they're usually pretty undersized in these factory machines. You'll probably need a new hard drive as well, unless you make sure your new mobo has two IDE channels. The original hard drive is parallel IDE and most new uATX boards have only 1 IDE connector but lots of SATA connectors. (A place I like to shop for parts is newegg.com.)
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Replace an old mobo
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