Having problems with your HP Compaq Business d530 PC Desktop ?

Ive got a hp compaq d530 it has a pentium 4 inside can i take the processor out of this machine and stick it on another board im trying for the first time to make my own gaming system, what type of new motherboard would i need i know the hp is more of a buisness pc it also has a hard drive could i use this as well in fact what could i use cheers


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You can take it from that machine, but you will need the same type of socket on the motherboard. The socket for that type of processor is Socket 478. You need to look for a motherboard that has this type of socket. Also look for Ram and make sure the new board has exactly that type if you want to take the memory from the compaq. The same operation for the VGA card, again if you want to take it from the compaq. You can use the hard drive from the compaq without a problem. You can connect also another hard disk
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