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Gatewy GT 5028 Motherboard gone bad 2 times first time It was fixed quck now can't find a replacement motherboard. Repair people say they are on backorder, others say they have a problem and will only die again.

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Here is one site that sells the motherboard:

http://www.pcfactoryoutlet.com/Moreinfo.asp?StoreID=9&Product_Id=69342

Also look at:

http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=105552++gateway&scoring=p

They are kinda expensive, at least $150

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Get a new motherboard Asus A8n-LA http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=207999853&listingid=28062318&dcaid=17902
Even comes with an intergrated video card like your old motherboard. If you have seprate video card, go with a ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe, its allot better.

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You can also call valuerecovery.com they will repair it for $55. There is a chip under the heat sink that goes out. I just had the same thing happen to me for the second time. I googled and found a new motherboard through tigerdirect part search. There is also a place in Wis. called KamCom.com were you can purchase refurbished boards. Hope this helps.

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I would try to look on e-bay for a replacement motherboard. One thing that might help is to replace the power supply, also. Although I've never had to do this to make the problem go away, it would be the next best thing to having to replace it a third time.

Good luck

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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