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Changing a P3 motherboard for a P4 motherboard

Recently, my P3 motherboard got spoilt and i want to replace it with a P4 motherboard. is this possible? if yes, what else should i do.

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P-4 boards want at least a 300w power supply, P3 were not so picky. Next, swapping boards is easy but remember to stay in the same form factor, (the relative size length and width) a server board won't fit in a micro case.

The location of the stand offs (where the screw holes are) may have to be changed. P4 boards have 20 pin or 24 pin power connectors so the appropriate power supply will need to be ordered. If you are running a lot of peripherals a 450w ps at least.

Now you decide if you want a board with on board, video,nic,sound,etc.

then you have to order the supported processor/heatsink and fan/thermal grease/supported Ram etc.

I've been doing this for years so i probably left out a lot.

Lately because of costs I've resorted to backward building.
I decided since DDR2 is cheap, find a board that supports that ram in a processor socket I want to use (socket 478-775) etc.

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