Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Kibith , I wouldn’t have thought it was the bios based on that description OEM versions are tied to the exact motherboard you have, if you replace the motherboard, you will need another copy of Windows. I upgraded to this PSU: It’s unlikely that you have a faulty video card, but not impossible, so if you can, test it in another computer first. I want a different one that will fit the case. Gateway gt 51GU01 Motherboard Thank you very much for your reply, I have read some of your other post and you seem to know your shit.
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What he is saying is that the card works in most motherboards with PCI-e 1. Save gateway refurbished hateway to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. How long have you had it, maybe in the 12 to 15 month range.
Welcome to G2G elgreco76 I’ll reply to your post now but if you wish to post a response can you please start your own topic. Namslas90 New Member Jan 9, There are other good ones. The “Proof of License Certificate of Authenticity” sticker on the back says: I work during the day with the father of the kid whose computer this is.
KibithI wouldn’t have thought it was the bios based on that description So it looks like it’s an OEM, and with there being no exact replacement motherboard available a new version of XP Media Center will double the repair costs. All Listings filter applied.
Need Replacement MoBo for Gateway GT5034
I plug in the power cord and without pushing the power button the lights on front panel come on, the HD and the fan on PSU both spin up. If it came preinstalled it is oem.
Gateway GT5034 Media Center – tower – Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 2.2 GHz – 2 GB – 320 GB
One question though there are mogherboard spots on the board that are empty were a cap should go. But you need to be brave because there is some risk.
Kibith, Good luck and I’m looking forward to finding out if swapping the mobo fixed the problem! Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. If so, then you’d be best off replacing this anyway as bestec power supplys often suck. That said, the variety of caps here has gotten greater, just not so much mptherboard the ‘ordinary’ low ESR grades.
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There’s a good chance that your current power supply is a bestec W. Namslas90 New Member Jan 12, Improves an incomparable all-in-one. Want Ripple the same or more. Ok my PSU arrived, and plugged in.
Need Replacement MoBo for Gateway GT – System Building and Upgrading
For reference, here is the original specs for the PC: Networking Max Transfer Rate. Would it work if I installed the card in another computer and did the update there? Sounds like its the card then.