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Go on google and look for a program called everest home edition this will give you diagnostics on your comp here is a link http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/Everest-Home-Edition.shtml
good luck and tell me if you have more problems

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EMachines 820 desktop


You can fit just about any motherboard in the case but would probably only consider an ATX or Micro ATX. ATX is the largest physical size mobo followed by the Micro. You wouldn't need to worry about anything smaller as they are more expensive anyway.
I would be inclined to replace the power supply also as that will be 'tired' and would probably struggle to power the new board. I never fit anything less than a 500 watt power supply. They're not that expensive anyway and it's always better to have power to spare than to be on the borderline.

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Scaleo T stops dead and shorts out house supply when plugged in.


check the board visually if you have some bulged capacitors near cpu or north bridge but in most cases also near sata controller.
if you have then replace the capacitors usually tyhey are designed for 6,3V 1000uF or same spec for 16V
all caps are 105C.
also you need to replace them in the power supply.
now days the factory giving low strenght psu to high spec computer.
get some corsair power supply between 800-1000W
i know that is to much but then you can do upgrade later on such as graphic or cpu or more ram.
finally test the voltages on mos fet transistors.
usually people asking why this happen
it happens because the main is not filtered and usually no many home user have upc backup with power filter and the seccond thing is
the fact when the board request more power from the psu then the psu drain more down and when the oscillator on the primary circuit start to catch up then the capacitors blow up by the time.
sometime the 5V goes up to 12-or 16
in this case most component suffer like sata controller or north bridge.

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I have an Hp m260n. I just need to find out what type of case it has (ATX or uATX).


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00026876

Motherboard: ASUS P4SD Motherboard Specifications

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00022505&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en#c00022505_doc

Board Form Factor: uATX

uATX stands for Micro-ATX,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MicroATX

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_form_factor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_form_factor#Tabular_information

HOWEVER, the Power Supply is an ATX form factor,

http://www.911forpcs.com/hp-media-center-power-supply.html

,of a sort.

Form Factor related directly to desktop computer Motherboards.
Now has 'evolved' to relate to the computer case, and Power Supply.

When referring to a Power Supply, and the ATX form factor; you are not only referring to the size, and shape of the Power Supply's case; but also the type of power cables used, and the technology used within.

Size and shape of an ATX power supply is approximately;

6 Inches Wide, 5.5 Inches Long, and 3.5 Inches in Height.
(152.39mm Wide, 139.69mm Long, and 88.89mm in Height)

Power cables included with Power Supply's nowadays, will include all the power cables you'll need, with probably some left over.

HOWEVER, looking at the 'ATX' form factor designated for your computer, to wit from the ad above, it does NOT fit the above size, and shape.

More like 6 Inches Wide, 4 Inches Long, and 3.5 Inches in Height.
Looks like they just crammed everything into one small box.

Remove motherboard, and all internal hardware, into a new computer case?
No prob!

Most Mid-Tower to Full Tower size computer cases, will have a Support Plate that accommodates a Micro-ATX form factor motherboard, OR an ATX form factor motherboard.

Just look at the Support Plate mounting holes.
Ones for a Micro-ATX (uATX) motherboard, will have uATX next to them, or MATX, or mATX.

Ones for an ATX motherboard, will have ATX next to them.

However check the computer case manufacturer info to be sure.

[ The motherboard mounts to a Support Plate.
The Support Plate can be an integral part of the metal frame, of the computer case; or a separate metal plate that attaches to the computer case metal frame ]

Not what you had in mind Joel? Post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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What mother board fit the Sony VAIO VGX-XL2


A micro ATX or mATC motherboard will not fit any Sony VAIO VGX-XL* model HTPC. These systems have a non-standard form factor, proprietary motherboard built for Sony by ASUStek (based on their ASUS P5 boards).

Micro ATX or mATX boards do not match the mounting screw pattern, and the case and rear panel would require major modifications (and many internal components removed and not reinstalled) for any replacement motherboard. The Power Supplty is also non-standard 18-pin version of an ITX low profile model power supply.

There are a few upgrades which can be made to a stock XL2 (up to 4GB RAM, better low-profile video/graphics card, DVD optical drive replacement with Blu-ray, a SSD system OS/BOOT drive), but the motherboard, power supply, BIOS and and OEM Pentium D processor cannot be upgraded (because of a locked BIOS microcode). The XL3 model offers a few more opportunities for upgrade (up to 8GB RAM, upgradeable Core2 Duo processor options) but the rest of the restrictions apply (motherboard, power supply not upgradeable).

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I would like to move it in to a bigger case


When looking at the specifications of the HP Compaq DC7700 SFF Desktop PC, all they state is the motherboard form factor is, 'Custom'.

Same thing for the DC7700 USDT Desktop PC.
Both of these desktop computers are of the 'Pizza Box' design.
(Flat rectangular box)

The DC7700 CMT model is a tower model, and the motherboard form factor for it is uATX.
uATX can also mean Micro-ATX.

The form factor of a Micro-ATX motherboard is 244mm by 244mm, or also said as 9.6 inches by 9.6 inches.
(9.6 inches is approximately 9 and 9/16ths inches)

To regress for a moment, and explain the term Form Factor.
This term is supposed to apply only to motherboards, but has gone on to apply to computer cases, and power supply's.

Form factor means the dimensions of the motherboard, and also where the I/O area is located.

[I/O = Input/Output
Area for the Input/Output devices that are attached to the computer.
Examples: Mouse, Keyboard and Monitor]

Whether the motherboard is installed onto the Left side of the computer case, and the I/O area is on the Left side also (ATX , Micro-ATX, and uATX form factor),
or
whether the motherboard is installed on the Right side of the computer case, and the I/O area is on the Right side also. (BTX)

Dimension sizes:
ATX is 305mm x 244mm. (12 inches by 9.6 inches)
Micro-ATX is 244mm x 244mm (9.6 inches by 9.6 inches)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_form_factor

Above the link is the Maximum size for the Micro-ATX form factor.
It can also be the Minimum size of 171.45mm x 171.45mm

(Or 6.75 inches by 6.75 inches.
6.75 inches = 6 and 3/4 inches)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MicroATX

Point of all this?
The motherboard form factor inside a DC7700 SFF is probably a uATX form factor, and is 6.75 inches by 6.75 inches.
Or some variation thereof.
It's a custom size.


This means good luck in finding a computer case you can buy off of the shelf, and is large enough to install an ATX power supply.

You can get a custom one made, and you're probably looking at $150 to $200.

Or, you can modify one of these computer cases VERY easily,

1) http://www.directron.com/cs888uvbl.html

The above is an Acyrlic plastic computer case. It's approximately 1/4 inch thick for the case walls, bottom, and top.

VERY sturdy.

It has metal Standoff's that are set up for an ATX motherboard.

It should have holes in the case where a Micro-ATX motherboard can be mounted, by unscrewing the Standoffs, and screwing them into the Micro-ATX holes.

[A Standoff is a piece of metal that is hex shaped, and has a threaded hole in one end, and a threaded end on the other side ]

If there isn't the proper holes for mounting your motherboard, you make the holes.
The case is plastic.

Uses an ATX power supply.
The cost of the case is $50

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I need a new motherboard for my computer. currently it has a ASUS PTGD-LA motherboard. does it matter what kind i replace it with?? I have an hp pavilion a1020n desktop


Information about the stock motherboard is here if you want to compare it to possible replacements. It doesn't matter what board you get as long as it fits (micro-ATX style) and can support the drives you have (enough IDE and SATA connectors). Also, if you want to keep your current memory and processor, you'll need to find a replacement that supports them. Finally you need to make sure that you stay within the ratings of the system power supply, unless you plan to upgrade it.

Hope this helps. Thanks for using Fixya!

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Most likely the power supply have failed. Although the system is getting some power to the Motherboard (Flea power indication on motherboard) there are at least 5 different voltages the power supply provides for the system. Losing any one can cause a no power situation like you describe.

A standard ATX power supply should resolve (It is the 1st item I'd replace, both because it is the 1st point of failure and the cheapest to replace)

Here is one ATX power supply:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182030

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reg desktop computer ? 4 screw on back unplug it out buy new one atx style for latest computer sum use mini small power to fit in smaller cases micro atx let me know more info

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