Hey everyone, I'm new hereand also relativley new to computing hardware.
I have recently received an old pc from a friend that was heading for the skip.
It's an old custom ps with:
2x 512mb ram
256mb Radeon X800 PCI-E graphics card
I'm not too sure on the processor
All I know is that it's an amd 2.2ghz processor
The reason it was to be thrown away was because it wouldn't boot,
the fans would spin and everything would seem to work.
After some playing about I discovered the heat sink on what I believe to be the north bridge chipset was extremely hot, the small fan had butn out so it didn't work.
I placed a large normal fan over the mobo and the computer runs perfectly fine. When I turn the pc off the chipset heatsink is very cool. I have ordered a new heatsink for the chipset and in question. Hopefully this'll do the trick!
Anyway, I'd like to know what I can do to upgrade this mobo?
What graphic cards can be used?
I've tried researching but can't find the information I need.
Thanks to everyone in advance!