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Using an old graphics card on a new mother board

I will be getting my ASUS P8Z77-V Z77 MB ATX 2400 (O.C) SLI Crossfire motherboard today that will be running the Intel Core i7-2600K. I have an old EVGA GeForce 8800GT and was curious if I could use ...
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Laptop Motherboard Diagnosis/Repair (No Power)

I recently got a job (1.5weeks in) as a 'laptop/component repair tech' in a small shop and I'm in over my head. I've replaced/re-soldered AC/audio jacks before and can strip down a laptop to diagnose ...
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Whats the best way to find out how which of your computer components fit together with which others?

My motherboard has recently decided to fry itself and I am now in a quandry. I do not know whether to buy a direct replacement motherboard or buy another one that all of my current components would ...
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Computer Components

What is the role of a motherboard in terms of how components communicate with the processor (via the system busses). Therefore, for each component, which communication bus is involved and what is the ...